Restasis Multidose has a unidirectional valve and air filter technology that the company says eliminates the need for a preservative, and the bottle uses less plastic than a package of single-use vials.
In a move that would expand its oncology pipeline, Astellas Pharma announced Friday its agreement Ganymed Pharmaceuticals for €422 million, or about $461 million.
Each of the more than 360 KidCents charities, located in communities served by Rite Aid, will receive a $5,000 grant to support programs that improve the health and well-being of children in their communities.
Wedgewood Pharmacy was selected from among 37 finalists in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area, and the award was given at a ceremony at Philadelphia’s Sugarhouse Casino on Oct. 26.
Moyra Knight will helm the foundation, succeeding outgoing president Jeffrey Winton, who has led the organization since 2014.
NEW YORK - The giant AT&T-Time Warner merger may bring individualized ads - already commonplace on such streaming services as Hulu or YouTube - to network television, The New York Times reported Wednesday. "If you believe in a future where the very, very fine targeting of households or individuals with specific messaging makes economic sense to do at scale, what this merger does is enable that by making more audience available to target in that way,” Rob Norman, chief digital officer of WPP's GroupM, told The Times. “The question will be: What is the premium for addressability for that level of targeting that the advertiser is willing to pay?” (The New York Times)
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the physician shortage could reach as high as a shortage of 20,000 primary care physicians by 2020.
MIAMI - The Zika virus will become endemic to Florida, the nation’s highest ranking infectious disease expert told Florida health officials earlier this week, according to a report in the Miami Herald. “Here’s the plain truth: that Zika and other diseases spread by Aedes aegypti [mosquito species] are really not controllable with current technologies. So we will see this become endemic,” Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "What we anticipate will happen is that this season will calm down within the continental United States. We hope that Miami-Dade will stop having cases, but we can't promise that. [And] we will see parts of the hemisphere where it will be endemic. It will come back every year.” (Miami Herald)