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Accelerating Medicines Partnership launches data knowledge portal for Parkinson’s disease

Shared platform to catalyze research collaboration toward biomarker discovery to advance the development disease therapies The Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program for Parkinson’s disease (PD) has launched a data portal to provide de-identified information collected from 4,298 PD patients and healthy controls to researchers working to develop effective therapies for the disease. The portal enables… Read More »

Faith-Based HIV Program Launches in Tennessee for Blacks and Latinos

Thanks to a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health, a new faith-based program called Cempa Talks is launching in Chattanooga to address HIV disparities among the African-American and Latino communities. Funding was awarded to Cempa Community Care, formerly known as Chattanooga Cares, which offers HIV and sexual health services, education and advocacy. According to… Read More »

Bracing For Amazon, Walgreens Launches Next-Day Drug Delivery With FedEx

Pedestrians pass in front of a Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. store in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S., Oct. 18, 2016. Photo: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP Walgreens and FedEx are expanding their relationship to launch next-day prescription delivery nationwide. The move comes in the wake of online retail giant Amazon’s acquisition… Read More »

Amazon launches connected medical device brand focused on diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Amazon’s latest move into the healthcare arena will be focused on helping consumers manage their diabetes or cardiovascular conditions, according to an announcement from Arcadia Group, a brand consultancy firm partnered with the online retail giant. The two companies have launched a new exclusive line of consumer-use medical devices, called the Choice brand, that has… Read More »