August, 2022

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This Infectious Diseases Pharmacist Went Viral On Social Media – You’ll Never Guess Why

IDStewardship

In this short special interest piece, an infectious disease pharmacists who went viral with one of his social media posts is interviewed. Interview with: Michael Bosco, Pharm.D., BCIDP, AAHIVP. Interview by: Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP. Article posted 29 August 2022.

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AI Opens Door To Improving Patient Experience

PharmExec

The technology is not just about digital enablement anymore.

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Inventing the COVID vax pill: a matter of convenience and durability

PharmaVoice

Recent data from Vaxart’s phase 1 trial of its COVID-19 inoculation pill shows potential

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Study: Acupuncture Dynamically Alters Brain Activity for Those With Migraine Without Aura

Pharmacy Times

Analysis is based on functional magnetic resonance imaging to provide insight into the effective connectivity.

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Pharma Distribution: Carving New Ground

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Pharmaceutical distribution today is anything but monolithic.

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How to Start a Pharma Company with a Low Budget in India?

Fossil Remedies

Do you think that India is a great place to launch a pharma business? Yes, indeed it is. In the past few decades, the Indian economy has done remarkably well. Many sectors have performed well, and the pharma sector is one of them. And the journey of growth has not ended yet.

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Top Five Reasons Pharmacy Preceptors Fail

IDStewardship

In this article a pharmacist with experience in didactic and experiential education discusses top five reasons pharmacy preceptors fail. . Authored By: Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP. Article posted 28 August 2022. Sometimes the best way to learn is to fail.

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Parexel joins pharmacy giants in quest to boost community health clinical trials

PharmaVoice

The Community Alliance Network is the latest industry initiative looking to the pharmacy counter to help improve trial recruitment diversity

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Combination Flu, COVID-19, RSV mRNA Vaccine Could Change Immunizations Landscape

Pharmacy Times

Francesca Ceddia, MD, senior vice president of respiratory vaccines at Moderna, said the company is in early stages of development for a combined mRNA vaccine for influenza, COVID-19, and RSV.

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Regions On Rise: Life Sciences Across US

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Exploring the competitive and unique offerings in three of the US’s lower-cost economic development regions—and how success in these areas has been boosted by COVID.

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Breast Cancer Screening in the Transgender Patient

InCrowd

by Ashling O’Connor. The guidelines for breast cancer screening in the cis-female population are well defined. These clear guidelines and widespread availability of screening have led to the reduction in breast cancer by as much as 40% over the last three decades.

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A List Of Medication Inspired Names For Dogs & Other Animals

IDStewardship

In this article a list of medication names for dogs and other animals is provided. Composed By: Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP. Article posted 20 August 2022. Recently @HaPhanPharmD asked the twitterverse for good medication names for dogs.

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The Price of Innovation: ‘Paying for a Cure’ Remains Costly Proposition

PharmExec

Curative-type therapies offer great hope in further transforming treatments for cancer and other diseases, but addressing the economics of these products—and ultimately the cost-benefit equation—is daunting. What is being done to smooth the path for pricing and reimbursement?

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Woman of the Week: COTA’s Miruna Sasu

PharmaVoice

Miruna Sasu is on a mission to use real world data to help wipe out cancer. She believes this audacious goal is within reach, and as president and CEO of COTA, she is inspiring her team to create a “path to care” for oncology patients

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Study: Myocarditis Risk Is Significantly Higher After COVID-19 Infection Vs After Vaccine

Pharmacy Times

Analysis includes nearly 43 million individuals aged 13 year and older who received at least 1 dose in England between December 1, 2020, and December 15, 2021.

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Environmental Sustainability: An Imperative for the Life Sciences Sector

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Recognizing the sustainability issue is an important step, but the biopharmaceutical sector encompasses a complex set of networks and supply chains, so it is not straightforward to shift towards net zero across all operations.

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Finding a Cure: The Challenge of Cancer Therapy

InCrowd

by Alex Shimanovksy, MD. Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. By 2040, the number of new cancer-related death is expected to rise to 16.5 million 1.

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Top 5 Tips On How To Run Successful Meetings As A Pharmacist

IDStewardship

In this article tips for running successful meetings as a pharmacist are provided and discussed. . Authored By: Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP. Article posted 21 August 2022.

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A World of Opportunity

PharmExec

Marie-France Tschudin, president, innovative medicines international, and chief commercial officer at Novartis, taps into life lessons to help bring therapies to people in novel ways­.

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Patents, pandemics and pricing: a peek at the top drug from every big pharma

PharmaVoice

A look at how the biggest pharma companies in the world and their top-selling drugs fared in the first half of the year

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Study: Green Tea Extract Reduces Blood Sugar Levels, Improves Gut Health

Pharmacy Times

Investigators found that the health risks linked to the condition known as metabolic syndrome could be diminished by green tea’s anti-inflammatory benefits in the gut.

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The UK won't purchase AstraZeneca's Evusheld, citing 'insufficient data'

Fierce Pharma

The UK won't purchase AstraZeneca's Evusheld, citing 'insufficient data'. kdunleavy. Mon, 08/15/2022 - 11:05

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Genetic Counselors Insight: Growing Popularity of At Home Testing

InCrowd

With the growing popularity of at-home testing for genetics, we asked Genetic Counselors their thoughts on at-home testing and its efficacy. We first asked – What do you think about patients doing at home testing? For example, Everlywell, LetsGetChecked, 23andMe etc?

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Nanorobots: small solutions to big delivery problems

Pharmaceutical Technology

Engineering mini robots to treat diseases may seem like an element of a distant future in sci-fi novels where humans are augmented with machines, but early research to do just that is well underway. Micro and nanorobots for targeted drug delivery are meant to reach hard-to-access parts of the body.

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Q&A With Court Horncastle, Vice President and Business Unit Head, Respiratory, US Commercial for GSK

PharmExec

Court Horncastle discusses how his career led him to work with treating COPD and asthma.

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Moderna’s lawsuit against Pfizer and BioNTech explained in 10 quotes

PharmaVoice

The biotech says that its competitors’ COVID-19 vaccine copied proprietary mRNA technology. Here’s a breakdown of the case

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Pharmacists and Deprescribing in a Palliative Care Setting

Pharmacy Times

As pharmacists take on new responsibilities, researchers have been studying the effects of pharmacists on interprofessional care teams.

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After billions in legal costs, Johnson & Johnson plans to halt talc sales worldwide

Fierce Pharma

After billions in legal costs, Johnson & Johnson plans to halt talc sales worldwide. kdunleavy. Fri, 08/12/2022 - 09:14

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Dismay as UK ‘drags its heels’ on AZ’s COVID antibody Evusheld

Pharma Phorum

Half a million people in the UK with conditions like blood cancer that prevents them being protected from COVID-19 vaccines are facing another winter shielding, because the government has shelved plans to offer treatment with AstraZeneca’s antibody therapy Evusheld.

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Blister material as a source of nitrosamine impurities

European Pharmaceutical Review

Following numerous recalls, the industry is striving to investigate the causes, sources and ways to mitigate carcinogenic nitrosamine impurities.

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AI + Social Media: The Intersection of 2 Contemporary Inventions Takes Physician Engagement to the Next Level

PharmExec

The two technologies are helping HCPs spread information and collect data in new ways.

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Hurdles remain in biosims market — but Alvotech is undeterred

PharmaVoice

The biosimilar developer is advancing a pipeline with high growth potential, including a copycat of Humira

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Study Finds COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Increase Risk of Preterm Birth or Stillbirth

Pharmacy Times

New research indicates that COVID-19 vaccinations did not increase the risks of preterm births or gestational issues for pregnant women, despite prior conflicting evidence.

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Pfizer, riding high on COVID windfall, eyes $5B play for Global Blood Therapeutics: WSJ

Fierce Pharma

Pfizer, riding high on COVID windfall, eyes $5B play for Global Blood Therapeutics: WSJ. esagonowsky. Fri, 08/05/2022 - 12:22

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Digital health app linked to better outcomes in heart failure

Pharma Phorum

A study of a mobile health app used to support patients hospitalised with heart failure has concluded that it provided a modest improvement in quality-of-life scores, as well as better clinical outcomes.

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Tapping into pharma’s growing opportunities in digital health

Pharmaceutical Technology

Soaring patient numbers are stretching hospital capacity across the globe, forcing healthcare providers and their partners to think laterally about how to meet the demand without doubling their resources.

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Greater Than One Names New Executive Creative Director

PharmExec

Mindy will be the creative voice of the agency, responsible for providing Greater Than One clients with strategic creative direction and oversight from inception through execution.

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