Monthly Archives: August 2022

Zantac’s First Lawsuit Ends in Settlement | MedTruth – Safety of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

By the editors of MedTruth Zantac’s first jury trial in the country, which was scheduled to begin Aug. 22, was dropped after four generic makers of the heartburn drug reached a settlement with the plaintiff, Bloomberg News reported. Plaintiff Joseph Bayer alleged that Zantac’s ranitidine formula caused his esophageal cancer …

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Global Traditional Chinese Medicine Skin Care Products Market Forecast 2022-2028 Growth Drivers, Regional Outlook

The latest research report on Traditional Chinese Medicine Products for Skincare market focuses on the past, as well as the present development trends, to understand the trajectory of this industry vertical over 2022-2027. It elaborates on important growth propellers, restraints, and opportunities that will play a pivotal …

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Reduce Your Prescription Drug Costs | Lifestyles

If you’re using Medicare Part D to help cover your prescription costs, Medicare has recommended five ways to lower your costs. I will summarize them below and add another recommendation. Consider switching to a generic prescription. If you’re using an expensive brand name prescription — the costs of many have …

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5 Ayurvedic skincare brands to try now

WBU “I was born and raised in India and moved to the United States in 2007 to attend business school,” says founder Shrankhla Holecek. “I have been an Ayurvedic practitioner all my life, a vegetarian all my life and a yogi all my life – I started when I was …

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Roolife doubles growth for FY22, bringing global brands face to face in China

RooLife recorded strong growth for FY22 as it continues to build on its reputation as a global leader in helping businesses grow in China. China-focused digital marketing and e-commerce company RooLife Group (ASX:RLG) saw +118% growth in platform and product sales to ~$13m, from ~$6m in 2021. Platform product sales …

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Paracetamol brands stifled, experts call for regulation on Dolo-650 – The New Indian Express

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Despite the availability of 89 paracetamol brands, most doctors prescribe Dolo-650, thanks to an aggressive marketing strategy by Micro Labs, which manufactures the drug. Bengaluru-based Micro Labs had recently sparked controversy with the Federation of Medical and Business Representatives Association of India (FMRAI) alleging that the …

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State government to review driving under the influence of prescription THC

The Queensland Government has launched a formal review of drug-impaired driving laws on Queensland roads. The review will reassess whether prescription cannabis users are allowed to drive under the influence. The review follows an increase in drug-related driving offenses across the state. Under Queensland’s current driving laws, a person is …

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Stehouwer Free Clinic continues to reduce prescription costs with Access to Medicines Program | New

CADILLAC — The Stehouwer Free Clinic’s Drug Access Program is working to provide its patients with free medication as the price of prescription drugs continues to climb. The program has been around for about 19 years and works in partnership with Munson Healthcare. Those who receive their primary care through …

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Prescription drugs worth $10,000 reported stolen | Local News

Police responded to a walk-in visit to the Roswell Police Department on August 19 at 8:08 a.m. Prescription drugs with a combined value of $10,000 were reported stolen. Mario Vigil was charged Aug. 22 at 12:03 a.m. with shooting at a dwelling, occupied building, or from a motor vehicle while …

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EXPLAINER: Dropping prescription prices to take time in new law

WASHINGTON (AP) — After decades of failed attempts, Democrats have passed legislation to quell soaring drug prices for some in the United States. It will take years for people to realize some of the biggest savings promised in the climate and health care bill that President Joe Biden signed into …

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Short-term interest on Sovos Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOVO) fell 46.6% in August.

After Sovos Brands, Inc. reported better-than-expected earnings in August (NASDAQ: SOVO), the number of short positions in the company declined significantly. There were a total of 1,910,000 shares borrowed as of July 31, but as of August 15, there were only 1,020,000 shares borrowed, representing a 46.6% decline from the …

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Naomi Judd left a suicide note, on several prescription drugs during her death

At Naomi Judd’s Official autopsy report has been made public, and it reveals that she left a suicide note for her family before killing herself. According to the report obtained by The Blast, Naomi was found in her home after sustaining a “self-inflicted” gunshot wound to the head. The report …

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Prescription of the Commonwealth Fund for Public Health: more federal control

Public health officials have not covered themselves in glory in the 127 weeks since the Trump administration announced “Fifteen Days to Slow the Spread” in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Some signed a letter saying Black Lives Matter protests are “vital to national public health” while condemning anti-lockdown protests as …

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[Ongoing Program] Unpacking the Prescription Drug Provisions of the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 – Part 2: Medicare Parts B and D Inflation Reimbursements – September 15, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT | Hogan Lovells

On August 7, 2022, the Senate passed the Reducing Inflation Bill of 2022, which includes a number of important provisions related to prescription drugs. The bill generally restores many of the prescription drug provisions proposed last fall in the Build Back Better Act, but with some notable differences. Join the …

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BIPOC – Beauty and Fashion Brands You Need to Know – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

The word BIPOC is defined in the industry as a group of Black, Indigenous and People of Color and it is a code for dark skinned people including Latinx, Middle Eastern, South Asian and any mix that provides this sumptuous color. Now, finding makeup that suits our skin tones correctly …

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Drive-By Tacos operators arrested in alleged prescription drug scheme

LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – Operators of a well-known food truck business selling tacos in eastern Alabama are collectively facing charges of drug possession and identity theft. The arrests relate to allegations that they altered prescriptions for oxycodone, dextroamphetamine and Adderall, then illegally filled scripts from various Opelika and Auburn …

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CSC: Bringing brands to last mile customers in rural India

CSC: Taking the marks to reach last mile customers in rural India (Photo: Dr. Dinesh Tyagi, Managing Director, CSC e-Governance Services India.) Operating in almost every gram panchayat across the country, technology-enabled Shared Service Centers (CSCs) have become the effective and efficient mode of touchpoints for brands serving rural markets. …

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Xavier Becerra Talks Abortion and Prescription Drug Prices in California

US Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra returned to his hometown of Sacramento on Tuesday to host two separate roundtables on abortion and lowering prescription drug prices. “We are not going to agree to exclude people from the rights they know they have and should have,” Becerra said inside …

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Falling Prescription Drug Prices: How Cost Plus Drugs Could Save You Money

As high as inflation has been lately, prescription drug prices have soared even higher. The cost of prescription drugs has risen 35% since 2014, according to Healthcare Finance, compared to 19% for all goods and services. According to a 2021 Gallup survey, some 18 million Americans cannot afford their prescriptions, …

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Study links cannabis prescription to risk of heart disease

Medical cannabis was approved on a trial basis in Denmark in January 2018. linked to a study cannabis put for him chronic pain is associated with a higher risk of heart rhythm disorderaccording to a survey by Gentofte University Hospital (Denmark), presented in 2022 ESC Congressof the European Society of …

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12 sexual wellness brands every man should know

Please note: If you purchase through the links in this article, InsideHook may earn a small share of the profits. Happy sex week everyone! What is that? Didn’t you know it was Sex Week? It’s because we invented it! And here’s why we did it: Despite recent developments in the …

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Digital medicine company Akili gets a cold reception in the market after a blank check merger

Shares of Akili Interactive plunged on Monday and again on Tuesday after the digital therapies developer went public via a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company. The deal netted Akili more than $163 million, which she plans to use to commercialize her video game-based treatment for pediatric ADHD, the company …

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Royal Perth Hospital launches e-prescribing trial

In what would be a first for public hospitals nationwide, the Royal Perth Hospital will provide patients with electronic prescriptions that can be dispensed at community pharmacies. A joint project between the Royal Perth Hospital, WA Heath Support Services and the Australian Digital Health Agency, the service will be rolled …

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Importing drugs: a dangerous prescription

photo from www.e-magineart.com By Peter J. Pitts Most Americans take the safety of their prescription drugs for granted. But if the FDA allows states to import drugs from Canada, that could change, as the risks of some imported drugs far outweigh the benefits. The lure of importing drugs is understandable. …

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Will a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drugs prevent the “extra” Part D premium? | Lifestyles

Hello Tony: I will be 65 in October, I am self-employed and my income exceeds $250,000. Recently, I received a letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA) advising me that my monthly Medicare Part B premium of $170.10 would be doubled to $340.20 per month due to reported earnings in …

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Congress should use its victory to reduce prescription drug costs

Finally, after three decades of frustrated federal attempts, President Joe Biden and Congress have stood up to lobbying by Big Pharma – and taken sweeping action to provide millions of Americans with meaningful relief from the chronically unreasonable cost of prescription drugs. . This fundamental first step comes in major …

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Ayurveda and the rise of Ayurvedic skincare brands

Beauty By Pragya Dubey | August 20, 2022 There are so many skincare products and beauty brands to choose from that it often becomes overwhelming. Whenever there is a new formula introduced in the market well, everyone claims it is the best. What catches my attention more in the rush …

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This SaaS Startup Enables Brands to Focus on User-Centric Marketing and More

With the goal of making sustainable marketing and ROI go hand-in-hand for marketers, Neeraj Singal co-founded Taggbox in 2018. The platform that provides Software-as-a-Solution services has leading global companies in its growing list of clients – from Facebook, Binance, Loreal Paris, Apple, Etihad Arena, Audi and thousands more. “Taggbox is …

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Americans face spiraling prescription drug debt

Another 33% of respondents said the cost of their prescription drugs had increased over the past year, while only 7% said costs had decreased. Due to high costs, respondents adopted a few methods to save, including buying generics (50%), using discount programs (30%), and choosing a 90-day supply (30%). ). …

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Unrivaled Brands Inc, Dore Copper Mining Corp, Nextech AR Solutions Corp, Westwater Resources Inc, Universal Ibogaine Inc, PharmaDrug Inc, CleanSpark Inc, Aion Therapeutic Inc, Kootenay Silver Inc…

Unrivaled Brands Inc (OTCQX:UNRV) announced its second quarter financial results, showing significant year-over-year revenue and gross margin growth. The West Coast cannabis company generated total revenue of $17.56 million in the three months ended June 30, including retail revenue of $10.95 million and cultivation revenue /distribution of $6.61 million. That’s …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Products for Skin Care Market to offer striking growth and opportunity scenario highlighting key drivers and trends 2021-2026

Traditional Chinese Medicine Products for Skincare market report highlights the important factors that are expected to shape the growth of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Products for Skincare market over the forecast period. The current trends, market drivers, opportunities, and restraints are thoroughly evaluated to provide a clear …

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Boots completes UK drone delivery of prescription drugs first

Boots has become the first community pharmacy in the UK to transport prescription-only medicines by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – commonly known as drones. A leading health and beauty retailer, Boots has already conducted a test flight carrying prescription drugs by drone from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight. The …

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Warner urges DOJ and DEA on access to prescription drugs via telemedicine

(© Sono Creative – stock.adobe.com) The current COVID-19 public health emergency declaration is set to expire on October 13, which will impact access to certain prescribed medications through telemedicine appointments. U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner asks Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration to explain their plan to ensure continuity of …

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Current and Future Sports Medicine Products Market Analysis with New Business Strategies and Forecasts by 2029 Arthrex, WMRth & Nephew, Depuy Synthes Companies

Worldwide Market Reports released a report titled “Sports Medicine Products Market” research report that covers comprehensive data on common trends, drivers, growth opportunities, and restraints that may alter the market dynamics of the global industry. This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market segmentation which includes products, applications and …

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How can food and drink brands make fiber sexy?

Consumer awareness of digestive health is on the rise. According to HFI, 78% of global consumers agree that their digestive health is extremely or very important. Data from Innova Market Insights suggests that two out of three consumers worldwide agree that gut health is key to achieving holistic well-being, and …

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Regional Office on Aging Works to Help Seniors Facing High Prescription Prices

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) — There has been a lot of backlash over the prescription drug component of the Cut Inflation Act. Ireatha Hollie, director of medical education at the Regional Office on Aging, said drug prices could be negotiated in 2026. “The plan will negotiate 10 drug prices in 2026. …

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See prescription drugs that could prohibit you from driving

If you are taking prescribed medication, you may not consider that you could be committing an offense by driving with drugs. However, a recent amendment to the Police Crimes Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 has resulted in some changes to the law. Bilal Hussian, serious injury lawyer at Irwin Mitchell, …

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As New Medicaid Prescribing Program Approaches, Some Ohio Pharmacists Worry | New

Community pharmacists in Ohio continue to fear that the state’s Medicaid program will push them out of business and deprive some communities of access to medications. After years of complaints about underpayment and possible profiteering from prescription drugs, the 2019 legislature ordered the Department of Medicaid to undertake bold reform. …

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Crypto winter is the time to invest: Animoca Brands crypto analyst

Mehdi Farooq is an analyst at Animoca Brands. Farooq explained why savvy investors can capitalize on undervalued crypto assets right now. He explains why the current bitcoin price is right and why the polygon is about to skyrocket. Between mass layoffs at seemingly stable companies, projects collapsing and leaving investors …

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US Senator Sherrod Brown: Lowering prescription drug costs – The Tribune

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown: Reducing prescription drug costs Posted at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022 Right now, Ohioans are struggling with high prices, and prescription drugs are among the most expensive items that many families are forced to pay for each month. Americans pay more than three times …

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Classic brands are updating their offers to appeal to young people – Travel

Staff members of the longtime restaurant chain Quanjude showcase new offerings, including mooncakes, at its 158th anniversary celebration ceremony in July.[Photo provided to China Daily] Century-old restaurants are refreshing product lines to broaden appeal. When talking about Xianheng, the first thing that comes to mind for Chinese people is probably …

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U.S. drug price controls could end DeSantis’ plan to import prescriptions into Canada

It’s been a year and nine months since Governor Ron DeSantis asked the US Department of Health and Human Services to import cheaper pharmaceuticals from Canada. This was after his boss Donald Trump lost re-election but was still in the White House. The answer so far: mostly crickets. Now, with …

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Aesthetic medicine company Tian Shi Wei pockets tens of millions of RMB in Series A

Dissolvable micro-needle technology has recently received a lot of industry attention and is expected to be commercialized in aesthetic medicine. Tian Shi Wei has won capital’s preference for its R&D, mass production and quality control capabilities. Dissolvable microneedle maker Tian Shi Wei (Chinese: 天时维) has raised tens of millions of …

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Opioid addiction treatment is collateral damage in online prescribing backlash

Pandemic-era rules regarding telemedicine have significantly boosted efforts to prevent opioid overdoses in the United States. But these rules also explain how controversial startups like Cerebral have been able to prescribe Adderall and Xanax to large numbers of people — and efforts to stem that flood of prescriptions could wipe …

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“Super brands will work better than super apps” – 25 quotes of the week on business trends in India

Launched in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, with notable quotes in our articles from last week (see previous edition here). Share these 25 Gems and Ideas of the Week August 1-7 with your colleagues and networks, and come back to the original articles for more. See our …

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Grassley pushes to hold Biden administration accountable for moves to improve prescription drug pricing transparency

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pushing the Biden administration to provide a concrete plan for implementing two critical measures that would improve prescription drug pricing transparency and hold health insurance companies accountable. Specifically, Grassley requests an update from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the …

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Sports Medicine Products Market 2022 Competitive Dynamics and Growth Targets by 2028 – Arthrex, Inc., Smith & Nephew, Breg – Journal l’Action Régionale

Global sports medicine products market from 2022 to 2028 by MarketsandResearch.biz assesses the potential of the global sports medicine products industry by providing statistical data on market dynamics, growth factors, key barriers, PEST analysis, market entry strategy analysis , opportunities and forecasts. The main objective of the report is to …

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Doctor’s prescription still needed to get Covid antiviral drugs

The move, which aims to make Covid-19 treatment and drugs easier and more widely available, will include four antiviral drugs approved by Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA), namely Favipiravir, Remdesivir, Molnupiravir and the Paxlovid. “From September 1, people will still not be allowed to purchase antiviral drugs for Covid-19 …

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In Florida, prescription is politics, not health

Florida continues to gorge itself on junk science. On Friday, the state’s alleged public health official asked the Board of Medicine to disregard all credible research and ban treatment of transgender children. Department of Health Secretary Joseph Ladapo, whom Governor Ron DeSantis appointed, has previously asserted that masks do not …

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The Root Brands collaborates on third-party testing of nutraceuticals

August 9, 2022 New collaboration with the International Science Nutrition Society will see ISNS conduct third-party testing and product case studies internationally for the supplement brand The Root Brands has partnered with the International Science Nutrition Society (ISNS) to perform third-party testing and collaborations with scientists, physicians, researchers, hospitals and …

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Increase in Perrigo sales in Q2

Private label and over-the-counter personal care drug producer Perrigo shared its financial results for the second quarter of 2022, highlighted by a strong increase in net sales. Net sales were $1.1 billion in the quarter ended July 2, 2022, an increase of 14.3%, or 20.2% excluding the impact of currency …

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Nogin announces agreement with United Sports Brands to connect to its smart commerce platform

Nogin, Inc. United Sports Brands, a Multi-Channel Commerce Leader in Sports Performance and Protection, Will Leverage Nogin’s Commerce-as-a-Service Platform to Optimize Online Store Performance TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brand Online, Inc. dba Nogin (“Nogin” or the “Company”)a leading provider of innovative commerce-as-a-service (“CaaS”) technologies, announced a …

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Carnivore Expands New Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility for Pet Food Brands

Raw meat and freeze-dried pet food maker Carnivore is expanding into a new headquarters and 235,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Carnivore announced in a company press release1 that this expansion comes from a growth of one of its brands, Vital Essentials. Construction of the new 28-acre …

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Root Brands collaboration with the International Science Nutrition Society

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Root Brands has partnered with the International Science Nutrition Society (ISNS) to conduct third-party testing and collaborations with scientists, physicians, researchers, hospitals and companies in the field of science and nutrition. Focus on education and research in the areas of environment, health, …

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Out-of-Pocket Expense Limit and Other Upcoming Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Changes Under US Senate Democrats Bill | Health

A major spending bill from US Senate Democrats would allow Medicare, for the first time in its history, to begin negotiating prices for certain high-priced prescription drugs – a proposal that has been around for years but does not never been so close to the finish line. Under the legislation, …

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2022-08-08 | CSE:XCX | Press release

VANCOUVER, BC and Hamburg, Germany, August 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Greenrise Global Brands Inc. (Frankfurt: C4T) (ISIN: CA39540L1085) (CSE: XCX) (“Greenrise” and “the Company”) is pleased to provide preliminary unaudited second quarter financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2022 (“Q2”) and comments on recent developments in legislation …

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Access to birth control is front and center in the post-Roe world [Video]

Permission to distribute over-the-counter birth control pills in the United States has quickly become a pivotal battle, especially following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, who legalized abortion nationwide. However, the hope of the campaign remains bright for many activists. “The prescription barrier, in particular, is something …

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How Medicare prescription drug coverage would change under US Senate Democrats’ bill

WASHINGTON — A major spending bill from U.S. Senate Democrats would allow Medicare, for the first time in its history, to begin negotiating prices for certain high-priced prescription drugs — a proposal that has been around for years but who has never been so close to the finish line. Below …

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Reduce prescription drug costs

By U.S. Senator Sherrod BrownD-Ohio Right now, Ohioans are struggling with high prices, and prescription drugs are among the most expensive items that many families are forced to pay for each month. Americans pay more than three times what people in other countries pay for the same drugs. Retirement shouldn’t …

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Under The Red Chandelier sponsored by The ROOT Brands

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — One morning, standing under her beautiful red chandelier, internationally renowned research scientist and formulator Dr. Christina Rahm, had a vision for a platform designed to give the arts and sciences a track to thrive together. She founded Under the Red Chandelier, an unrivaled …

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What are the issues for Medicare beneficiaries

If you’re one of the more than 49 million Americans enrolled in Medicare Part D, you may feel overwhelmed by your prescription drug costs year over year. A bill currently awaiting consideration by the Senate could bring you some relief in the form of significant savings. Steadily rising prescription drug …

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Tennessee Sues Walgreens Over Opioid Prescription Attack | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Tennessee’s attorney general said Wednesday he sued Walgreens, accusing the drugstore chain of contributing to the state’s opioid crisis by failing to maintain effective controls against the abuse of prescription painkillers. The lawsuit seeking unspecified civil penalties was filed in Knox County Circuit Court by Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery …

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Average Medicare premiums for prescription drugs will fall in 2023

Premiums for Medicare prescription drug coverage are expected to decline slightly on average in 2023. The average monthly premium for a Medicare Part D plan, which covers prescriptions, will drop to $31.50 next year, down 58 cents from 2022, according to CNBC. At the same time, the maximum deductible for …

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Bill authorizes Medicare prescription drug negotiations

Senate Democrats plan to vote on the measure in a procedure called reconciliation that allows lawmakers to pass a bill by a simple majority, a fast-track process that does not allow for a filibuster of legislation. The United States House of Representatives passed a bill in 2021 that contains most …

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Calls for fillers to be prescription only to stop the “conveyor belt” of procedures

DERMAL fillers are a popular choice for cosmetic procedures in the UK. But groups have now called for the injections to be prescription only to prevent them from being distributed so freely. 1 Sun’s Had Our Fill campaign calls for tougher regulation of £2.75bn industry since 2020Credit: Getty A new …

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