Kroger is latest retailer to stop selling e-cigarettes, amid backlash and regulatory uncertainty

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified at least 18 confirmed deaths due to a mysterious vaping disease. Walmart and Rite Aid have taken similar steps. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request…

16 students in Indiana were accidentally injected with insulin during a TB test, school district says

Sixteen students at an Indianapolis area high school were accidentally injected with small doses of insulin during a tuberculosis test Monday, the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township reported. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE:…

Dads-to-be should stop drinking 6 months before conception for baby’s heart health, study says

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy has long been linked to congenital defects and developmental problems in newborns. Now a new study has found a link between a baby’s congenital heart defects and their prospective parents’ drinking before conception. CNN.com – RSS…

Federal judge in Philadelphia rules supervised injection site to thwart overdoses would not violate federal drug laws

Federal judge in Philadelphia rules supervised injection site to thwart overdoses would not violate federal drug laws ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of…

This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions

It was just after Christmas in 2013 and David Fajgenbaum was hovering a hair above death. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up…

Philip Morris CEO says vaping crisis is ‘very emotional’ and will result in tightly regulated market

Andre Calantzopoulos avoided saying whether the surge in regulatory scrutiny and investigations into market leader Juul played a factor in the company's decision to abandon merger talks with Altria, which owns a 35% stake in the vaping company. Health and…

Peloton’s future depends on whether investors think it’s a hardware company or a fitness platform

Even after falling in its stock market debut on Thursday, Peloton still trades at a steep premium to Fitbit, GoPro and Sonos. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card…

Connecticut reports its first death from Eastern equine encephalitis in years as the outbreak grows

A Connecticut resident infected with Eastern equine encephalitis has died in the state’s first fatality from the disease since 2013, health officials said. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free…

Walgreens joins CVS in suspending sales of heartburn medicine Zantac during safety review

Walgreens is the latest retailer to suspend sales of Sanofi's heartburn medication Zantac and other generic ranitidine products while the FDA reviews their safety. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount…

Genmed makes senior leadership team changes to build its international healthcare business and focus on NHS growth opportunities

October 1, 2019 – Genmed announces today that its current chairman, Jonathan Wedgbury, and chief executive, Robin Modak are swapping roles to capitalise on their respective skill sets, expertise and commercial experience to drive the business forward. This is in…

UKCloud Health announces partnership with Shaping Cloud to accelerate digital transformation across healthcare

UKCloud Health launches ‘Transformation Accelerator’ in partnership with Shaping Cloud, using multi-cloud and trusted expertise to reduce cost and risk of digitalisation. London – 30th September 2019 – UKCloud Health, the multi-cloud experts dedicated to powering the Healthcare community, has…

Obesity epidemic results in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) becoming the most common cause of liver disease in Europe

World’s leading experts gather in Seville to discuss the fastest growing health epidemic in Europe now affecting 1 in 4 people.26 September 2019 – Seville, Spain The Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease prevalence in Europe is a preventable epidemic, leading researchers…

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them

"I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount…

Genmed identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2019 report

June 28, 2019 – Genmed announces today that it has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain for the second year running. Published annually, the report celebrates the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic…

Healthtech Sees Highest Valuations in Over Five Years, Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

Sector sees highest median multiples on record and $ 8.3 billion in disclosed transaction valueM&A and PE investment focusing on disease prevention, patient experience and precision healthcare management softwareHealthtech fundraising space maturing, with 38 VC-backed digital health unicorns worldwideLondon, UK…

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE…

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree

It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your…