PwC’s HRI releases new report on retail health insurance

PwC’s Health Research Institute today released a new report – The Rise of Retail Health Coverage – detailing how retail health insurance marketplaces, known as exchanges, are dramatically changing both the employer benefits environment and the health insurance business.

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Loyola announces opening of new acupuncture clinic for patients with pelvic health disorders

Loyola University Health System will open an acupuncture clinic for men and women with pelvic health disorders this fall. The clinic will use acupuncture to treat patients with common conditions such as pelvic pain, nausea from pelvic surgery, interstitial cystitis, painful bladder syndrome, postoperative pain, prostatitis and overactive bladder.

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AstraZeneca is developing new PARP inhibitor for treatment of ovarian cancer

The ovarian cancer market is highly active with several promising candidates having reached the late stages of development. Three PARP inhibitors, Lynparza (AstraZeneca), niraparib (Tesaro) and rucaparib (Clovis Oncology), which induce cell death in mutated [BRCA-deficient] cancer cells, have been identified by Datamonitor Healthcare as front runners.

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Latest health care products demonstrated at Novation’s annual Innovative Technology Expo

Novation, the leading health care services company, held its annual Innovative Technology Expo today in Irving, Texas. Medical suppliers, both large and small, are at the Expo to demonstrate the latest innovative health care products and meet with hospital clinicians and decision makers.

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Ewan Horsburgh and Gia Madole Win Inaugural Tahoe 200m

The inaugural Tahoe 200 Endurance Run is closing in on it’s 100-hour cutoff, and Australia’s Ewan Horsburgh (61:32) and Oklahoma’s Gia Madole (75:56, 10th overall) have emerged victorious after 78,000′ of climbing and descent that circumvents the great Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada. Nearly 50 finishers made it through the brutal course, including a few like Inside Trail Racing’s Victor Ballesteros (2nd, 63:43) who never even slept! Simply amazing.

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