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Brainstorm Health: Superbug Threat, Parkinson's Smartwatch, Medical Pay Gap

Posted On: Nov 8, 2018   |   Posted By: Fortune

DIGITAL HEALTH A smartwatch for Parkinson's? Global Kinetics is touting results finding that its Personal KinetiGraph tech-a wearable device that's meant to monitor Parkinson's symptoms such as tremors and dyskenisia-made tangible improvements in how patients can record the effects of their disease. Those improvements include improvements in symptoms and better clinical decision making guided by the wearable trackers in clinical trials, according to the company.
INDICATIONS AstraZeneca spikes after issuing positive earnings. Shares of British drug maker AstraZeneca rose more than 3.5% in Thursday trading as the pharma giant shared some solid financial news-and expressed, at long last, some legitimate optimism about the future. Quarterly sales rose 8%, buoyed by strong growth in cancer drug sales, and CEO Pascal Soriot said the company's strategy of replacing older, patent-expiring medications with a pipeline of 10 new therapies has been successful. "Today marks an important day for the...

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