Human Health

New center aims to use gut microbiome discoveries to improve human nutrition

A new center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to tackle the challenges of feeding the world’s rapidly expanding population and improving global health by linking efforts ... Read More

Three Missouri hospitals earn recognition for heart care

Becker’s Hospital Review has listed three Missouri hospitals in their 2014-15 list of the top 100 U.S. hospitals and health systems with great heart programs: Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis; ... Read More

HealthcareFirst to add 20 jobs at new Springfield HQ

HealthcareFirst Inc. plans to hire an additional 20 local employees during the first year of occupation at its new Springfield headquarters. Bobby Robertson, president and CEO of the Web-based software firm, ... Read More

Nine Missouri hospitals named “most wired” in the U.S.

Hospitals and Health Networks have named nine Missouri hospitals among the “most wired” health systems in the country. The annual list includes: Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City; Citizens Memorial Hospital ... Read More

Pharma Tech Industries expands in Union, creating 20 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that Pharma Tech Industries, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and packager, is expanding its operations in Union, creating 20 new jobs. The multi-million-dollar investment will ... Read More

MU Family Medicine Program among top 10

The American Academy of Family Physicians has awarded the University of Missouri School of Medicine with a Top 10 Award for its family and community medicine program. This is the second ... Read More

Gov. Nixon announces Caring for Missourians: Mental Health

Program will prepare more students for careers in high-demand mental health care fields Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that his balanced budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015 will include $20 million ... Read More

Gov. Nixon joins company officials in opening new Pharma Medica Research facility in St. Charles

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined leadership of Pharma Medica Research Inc. as well as local government and economic development officials in cutting the ribbon on the company’s new research facility in ... Read More

Schnucks moves into health care

Schnucks, the Midwest and St. Louis chain, opened its first Schnucks Infusion Solutions facility on Page Service Road in September to treat acute and chronic conditions. Infusion therapy involves injecting medicine ... Read More

Pharmaceutical research company plans to create 320 jobs at facility in St. Charles

Pharma Medica Research, Inc., a contract research organization serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, plans to make a $30.8 million capital investment and create 320 jobs at its first U.S. facility ... Read More