LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for EntroGen's CRCdx® RAS Mutation Detection Kit as a companion diagnostic for Vectibix® (panitumumab), a targeted therapy used in the treatment of colorectal cancer. This landmark premarket approval (PMA) marks a significant advancement in precision medicine for colorectal cancer patients in that CRCdx® is the first approved real-time PCR-based test in the U.S. that fully meets the biomark
Burnout levels have been rising among the nation’s pharmacy staff over the past few years. On Tuesday, a new healthcare automation startup emerged from stealth to try and address this problem.
The San Francisco-based company, named Plenful, sells a workflow tool that automates manual and administrative workflows for pharmacy technicians. In addition to its launch out of stealth mode, the startup also announced that it has closed a $9 million funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and sig
AURORA, Colo., Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Access announces the appointment of Jaime Moreno as the organization's new chief communications and member experience officer. This newly created position at Colorado Access is a testament to the organization's commitment to providing the best quality health care alongside member-centered communications.
As the chief communications and member experience officer, Moreno will work across the organization to oversee information and communications
A Novavax Covid-19 vaccine developed for the fall vaccination season now has the FDA green light, bringing an alternative to the messenger RNA shots that are already rolling out to pharmacies, doctor’s offices, and other locations throughout the country.
The FDA decision announced Tuesday afternoon is not an approval. Last year’s emergency authorization for the Novavax vaccine is now amended to include an updated formula, which reflects currently circulating variants. The initial Novavax vaccine
DUBLIN, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Patient Temperature Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to
The global market for Patient Temperature Monitoring, estimated at US$5.8 billion in 2022, is poised for significant growth, projected to attain a revised size of US$12.2 billion by 2030, with an impressive CAGR of 9.6% over the analysis period spanning from 2022 to 2030.
Within the report's analysis, Handheld Temperature Monit
Women make up nearly 60% of the workforce, yet they’re often not getting what they need out of their health benefits, a new survey shows.
The survey, published Tuesday, was from Parsley Health, a virtual primary care company that serves employers. It included responses from 1,271 women ages 18 to 60. All of the women were employed full-time and had health insurance.
When asked what they want from their healthcare benefits, 49% of employed women said they want “comprehensive support” from one do
NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --
The Voice Biometrics Market size is to increase by USD 2.89 billion, accelerating at a CAGR of 18.48%, during the forecast period. The growth of the voice biometrics market is driven by the increasing use of technology in healthcare, particularly mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Healthcare apps, including those for prescriptions and billing, are on the rise. Voice biometrics is being integrated into these apps to enhance security and protect pa
DUBLIN, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Authentication and Brand Protection Market (by Application, Technology & Region): Insights and Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2027)" report has been added to
The global authentication and brand protection market is poised to experience substantial growth in the coming years, with a projected market size of US$3.36 billion by 2023.
This growth is expected to be driven by various factors, includ
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A healthy immune system is what defends the body from invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for the elderly and those facing chronic diseases, the immune system can wear down over time. To better understand the relationship between immune aging and how the body heals itself, a team of scientists took their research to new heights by leveraging the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory to study microgravity's effects on im
Celebrating 25 years of neurological disease research at Gladstone
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A quarter century ago, in September 1998, Gladstone Institutes launched the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease. In 2023, it brought together investigators and alumni to celebrate the institute's 25th anniversary, reflect on landmark scientific achievements, and look ahead at the future of disease-focused neuroscience.
Gladstone Institutes hosted a symposium to