Health & Wellness

03/13/2014 - 12:50pm

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy have announced the introduction of the Medication Safety toolkit, the fifth in a series of interactive toolkits designed to help reduce the abuse of prescription drugs.

03/13/2014 - 11:47am

Intel and the Society for Science and the Public recognized winners of the Intel Science Talent Search, a pre-college science and math competition.

03/12/2014 - 3:36pm

Walmart has joined almost two-dozen organizations from across the healthcare supply chain in a letter calling on the Food and Drug Administration to consider the public health impact of its Proposed Rule on pharmaceutical labeling.

03/12/2014 - 2:29pm

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and the National Minority Quality Forum announced on Wednesday a first-of-its-kind national campaign to help increase diversity in clinical trials.

03/12/2014 - 9:11am

Three-in-four pharmaceutical companies are looking to derive greater value from the influx of healthcare information that includes anonymized electronic medical records and other real-world data, according to a report issued by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics on Wednesday. New investments in a range of commercial operations applications — such as customer relationship management, social media or integrated multi-channel marketing solutions — were cited by more than 70% of respondents as a priority.

03/11/2014 - 12:59pm

Jawbone, a developer of wearable technology and audio devices, on Tuesday announced that its lifestyle tracker, UP24 and the accompanying UP app, are now available for Android users.

03/11/2014 - 8:48am

Zipnosis, a virtual care service that provides online diagnosis and treatment for common medical conditions, has partnered with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System to begin offering online diagnosis and treatment.

03/10/2014 - 12:45pm

Technology company Azoi has announced the development of Wello, a health-monitoring device that is embedded within a mobile phone case.

03/10/2014 - 12:27pm

Aerocrine AB, a medical products company focused on improved management and care of patients with such inflammatory airway diseases as asthma, has announced that a new randomized clinical trial shows lower incidence of asthma exacerbations and increased asthma control with Fractional exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)-guided anti-inflammatory treatment.

03/10/2014 - 11:51am

The majority of pediatric bacterial infections that cause severe diarrhea and are potentially life-threatening occur among children who recently took antibiotics prescribed by doctors for other conditions, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published this week in Pediatrics.