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Novartis MS drug cuts relapse rate by half compared to Sanofi medicine

Novartis's investigational multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab cut the relapse rate in patients by more than half in trials comparing it to Sanofi's Aubagio as the Swiss drugmaker a...

Novartis MS drug cuts relapse rate by half compared to Sanofi medicine

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Drugmaker Sanofi hires Hudson from Novartis as CEO Sanofi has poached Paul Hudson from Novartis to replace Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday, helping send its shares almost 5 percent higher....
17:00, 06/07/2019

Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis executive Hudson as new CEO French pharma giant Sanofi has appointed Paul Hudson as chief executive to replace Olivier Brandicourt, who will retire in September, the company said on Friday....
08:34, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis executive Hudson as new CEO French pharma giant Sanofi has appointed Paul Hudson as chief executive to replace Olivier Brandicourt, who will retire in September, the company said on Friday....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Study: E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but have higher rate of relapse Vaping may help people to quit cigarettes, but the longer they use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to start smoking again, new research in France suggests....
00:51, 07/18/2019

Sanofi ends partnership with Lexicon to develop diabetes drug French drugmaker Sanofi SA said on Friday it had terminated its partnership with Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc to develop and manufacture a drug for use with insulin in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes....
02:34, 07/27/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
20:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. judge rules for Regeneron, Sanofi in Amgen cholesterol drug patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that found Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which sells a rival drug....
04:17, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge rules for Regeneron, Sanofi in Amgen cholesterol drug patent fight A U.S. judge on Wednesday set aside a jury verdict that found Amgen Inc patents on its cholesterol drug Repatha were valid, handing a victory to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA, which sells a rival drug....
02:17, 08/29/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
01:35, 09/19/2019

Trump tweets Fed interest rate cut "will do very little" compared to Europe and China President Trump tweeted that the Fed's expected quarter point rate cut "will do very little" compared to more aggressive steps by Europe and China.       ...
20:51, 07/29/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of $3.4 billion to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:17, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, to expand its portfolio of eye care medicines....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Novartis takes aim at Roche's star MS drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday stepped up its challenge to Roche's multiple sclerosis franchise, highlighting study results for its MS hopeful ofatumumab that could compete with its cross-town rival's drug Ocrevus....
13:17, 08/30/2019

U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list price "far out of line" compared with its benefits for patients....
10:34, 06/21/2019

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Zolgensma ...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Cannabis: Miracle Medicine or Dangerous Drug? review – weeding out the truth This documentary on the pleasurable highs and puritanical prejudices around cannabis use was lively and educational – even when its presenter got the munchiesIt is the best and the worst time to have a documentary that requires you to balance two contradictory thoughts in your head; we are out of pr...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
23:00, 08/14/2019

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi....
08:34, 06/07/2019

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Novartis heart drug fails trial, curbing growth prospects Novartis's heart failure drug Entresto failed a trial in a new use, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday, calling into question billions of dollars in potential revenue and taking the shine off one of the company's biggest growth prospects....
15:17, 07/29/2019

Novartis, Lonza deepen biosimilars push with MS, arthritis drug deals Swiss drugmakers Novartis and Lonza separately deepened their push into so-called biosimilars, betting cheaper copies of name-brand drugs will make headway among cost-conscious insurers and governments....
22:34, 09/03/2019

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
22:34, 08/18/2019

Amgen wins U.S. patent battle on arthritis drug Enbrel, thwarting Novartis A U.S. judge on Friday said two patents relating to Amgen Inc's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel were valid, denying a challenge by Novartis AG, which is seeking to launch a copycat version....
00:51, 08/10/2019

Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
20:34, 08/18/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
22:51, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
23:34, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
03:34, 05/25/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
21:17, 05/24/2019

Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal Involving Medicine That Brings in $1 Billion a Year Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and their staff to prescribe an incredibly expensive dr...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Novartis CEO calls for fixing 'distortions' in health care system ahead of slate of drug launches "I can't remember a time at Novartis where year after year after year we have these significant medicines getting launched," CEO Vasant Narasimhan says....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Best Buy cuts LG V40 ThinQ price in half with AT&T installments The V40 ThinQ is not LG's newest or fastest smartphone, having been released around eight months ago with a then-impressive Snapdragon 845 processor under the hood. But although the G8 ThinQ and 5G-enabled V50 ThinQ have seen daylight in the meantime packing Snapdragon 855 power, their forerunner is...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
13:51, 06/17/2019

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rates, though, investors have changed their minds a lot, but the facts don’t look much different....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Mexico cuts irregular migration to US in half, officials say Mexican officials have dismissed US threats to impose tariffs linked to its ability to stop asylum-seekers from reaching US soil. A senior official said the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful....
07:34, 09/07/2019

Renault cuts revenue goal after weaker first half Renault warned that revenue may decline this year, scrapping a previous goal, after first-half profit was hit by weakening car demand and an earnings collapse at alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal....
10:00, 07/26/2019

Oil drops as Fed signals rate cuts may be limited Oil prices fell more than $1 on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a string of rate cuts and Sino-U.S. trade talks ended without progress....
04:17, 08/01/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth due to global trade tensions....
20:51, 06/16/2019

Why Rate Cuts in Europe May Do More Harm Than Good The European Central Bank is likely to launch a fresh wave of loose-money policies to jolt its stubbornly low inflation rate. But many suspect its primary target is something else: the euro....
11:34, 09/12/2019

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change in almost three years....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Fed's Rosengren says interest rate cuts are 'not costless' Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren, who dissented from the central bank's decision to cut interest rates earlier this week, repeated on Friday that monetary stimulus was not needed for the U.S. economy and posed its own problems....
20:52, 09/20/2019

New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5% WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Citing lower global growth, New Zealand’s Reserve Bank has cut the nation’s benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%. The cut on Wednesday brings New Zealand’s rate in line with Australia’s rate of 1.5%. It was New Z...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
14:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's TIM sees benefits from cost cuts in 2nd half -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participações SA expects to reap the benefits from cost control efforts in the second half of 2019, Chief Executive Officer Pietro Labriola said on Wednesday....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
02:34, 08/17/2019

Loan market reels from rumored rate cuts NEW YORK, June 13 (LPC) - Market expectation that the US Federal Reserve will cut rates, possibly as early as this year, has sent investors fleeing the loan market....
01:17, 06/14/2019

European Central Bank cuts deposit rate The European Central Bank announced Thursday it will cut its deposit rate and make new monthly bond purchases in the billions among other steps to help boost the Eurozone economy....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Fed Would Consider Interest-Rate Cuts if Growth Outlook Darkens Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy remains in good shape but that the central bank would consider interest-rate cuts should data indicate a risk of a sharper slowdown than expected....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic conditions may merit lowering interest rates in the coming months, but they poured cold water on the idea that any cuts would be swift and influenced ...
09:17, 06/26/2019

Trump says Fed Chief Powell 'let us down' by not clearly signaling more rate cuts President Donald Trump said that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell "let us down" on Wednesday hours after the Fed lowered its benchmark rate by a quarter point....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support. The Fed isn’t considered ready to announce that it’s reducing rates for the first time...
08:51, 06/19/2019

S&P 500 hits all-time high as Fed signals rate cuts The S&P 500 index hit a record high on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve indicated that it could cut interest rates as soon as next month to offset growing risks to global and domestic growth....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Steady GDP Report Could Alter Bets on Several Rate Cuts Friday’s report on second-quarter economic activity could challenge investor projections for several rate cuts this year, a potential hurdle for the market rally....
16:00, 07/26/2019

The Fed signaled rate cuts may be coming soon. What does that mean for borrowers, savers The Fed signaled that interest rate could be on the way but the benefits for borrowers may be limited. Bank customers could see savings rates fall.       ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Bank Negara Malaysia says it decided to reduce its ov...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Promise of Rate Cuts Lifts Range of Assets Stocks and government bonds aren’t the only assets getting a boost from an expected wave of central bank easing. The Swiss franc, gold and emerging markets are strengthening as well....
18:34, 07/23/2019

India’s central bank cuts lending rate to 5.75% NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s central bank has cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 5.75% from 6% with immediate effect to fortify the economy as consumer spending and corporate investment falter. The interest rate is what the Reserve Bank of India charges on lending to c...
12:51, 06/06/2019

Fed forecasts no further rate cuts in 2019 and 2020, but members are divided Ahead of the Fed's 2 p.m. announcement, many economists were forecasting one further cut in 2019, but some investors were hoping for two more this year....
21:01, 09/18/2019

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
11:17, 06/14/2019

India cuts effective corporate tax rate to revive investment Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Friday to revive sagging investment in Asia's third largest economy including a cut in corporate taxes....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
12:17, 06/04/2019

Deutsche Bank predicts rate cuts are coming all over the world Cuts to interest rates can be expected around the world following dovish pivots from the European Central Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank....
15:34, 07/25/2019

Stocks rally on expected Fed rate cuts; euro on defensive Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking solid gains on Wall Street as data pointed to slowing economic growth in the United States, bolstering the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve as soon as this month....
05:51, 07/04/2019

Stocks rally again on expected Fed rate cuts; euro on defensive Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking sharp gains on Wall Street as recent data from multiple sectors pointed to slowing economic growth in the United States, bolstering the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
03:51, 07/04/2019

Fed Saw Strengthening Case for Rate Cuts Last Month, Minutes Show Federal Reserve officials grew more concerned about the economic outlook last month and discussed reasons why lower interest rates might be warranted in the coming months, according to minutes of their June meeting released Wednesday....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
18:51, 05/15/2019

Powell Issues Warning Over Trade, Signals More Rate Cuts Are Possible Fed Chairman Jerome Powell gave his most forceful warning yet about the risks to the U.S. economy from escalating trade tensions and the limits to the central bank’s ability to cushion any fallout....
16:00, 08/24/2019

Stocks rally on bets of Fed rate cuts; euro wobbles Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking solid gains on Wall Street as weak economic data in the United States bolstered the prospect of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve as soon as this month....
09:00, 07/04/2019

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
01:51, 07/12/2019

Two Fed policymakers sound inflation alarm, call for rate cuts Two U.S. central bankers on Friday sounded the alarm on sluggish U.S. inflation and called for immediate action in response, in what amounted to a broadside against the slim majority of Federal Reserve policymakers who are disinclined to support interest rate cuts this year....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Fed's Evans Says Trade Headwinds Could Justify Additional Rate Cuts Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Federal Reserve would need to provide more stimulus than it did last week if growing trade tensions lead to a sharper pullback in the U.S. economy....
19:34, 08/08/2019

Treasury yields rise after Fed dampens hopes of more rate cuts U.S. debt yields rose Thursday after Jerome Powell said the Fed's quarter-point rate cut wasn't necessarily the start of additional easing....
14:17, 08/01/2019

Fed was divided on rate cut, wanted to avoid appearing on path for more cuts Federal Reserve policymakers were deeply divided over whether to cut interest rates last month but were united in wanting to signal they were not on a preset path to more cuts, a message not likely to sit well with U.S. President Donald Trump....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Asian shares fall as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts Asian shares fell on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data tempered expectations for a Fed rate cut, while the Turkish lira hovered near two-week lows on worries about central bank independence....
08:51, 07/08/2019

Brazil Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Rate to Record Low Brazil’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate as expected, as consumer price increases remain under control amid a yearslong economic slowdown....
03:51, 09/19/2019

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
02:17, 07/17/2019

A Fed letdown on rate cuts could be the stock market's biggest threat now The Federal Reserve and the market are miles apart on interest rate expectations, and the disparity could cost the stock market a 7%-10% drop, economists say....
19:34, 06/26/2019

Fed's Charles Evans says he'd be comfortable with 'a couple' rate cuts before the end of the year Charles Evans spoke Tuesday at CNBC's @Work Human Capital + Finance Conference in Chicago. The Fed president said he is worried about low inflation and several other issues....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large rate cut, while the Turkish lira hovered near two-week lows on worries about central bank independence....
10:00, 07/08/2019

Stocks Fall as Powell Signals Patience on Rate Cuts Major U.S. stock indexes slid after the Federal Reserve showed caution on future interest-rate cuts shortly after the central bank eased rates for the first time in a decade....
04:17, 08/01/2019

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled interest rate cuts beginning as early as July, saying it is ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Dow Jones tanks as Fed chairman raises doubts on further rate cuts Wall Street got what it wanted from the Federal Reserve — just not enough of it. The stock market plunged Wednesday despite the Fed announcing its first interest rate cut in a decade, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the quarter-point cut was an “adjustment” and not the beginning of a “le...
12:51, 08/01/2019

SpaceX cuts broadband-satellite altitude in half to prevent space debris Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX has received Federal Communications Commission approval to halve the orbital altitude of more than 1,500 planned broadband satellites in order to lower the risk of space debris and improve latency. SpaceX's satellite project, named Starlink, aims to ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts about half a dozen Asian equities jobs -sources Morgan Stanley has cut about half a dozen equity sales, trading and research jobs across Asia as part of a global cost-cutting move, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/29/2019

Kohl's cuts 2019 margin forecast on tariffs, first half promotions cost   Kohl's Corp forecast a steeper decline in full-year profit margin despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings, because of the cost of more aggressive promotions in the first half and potential hit from new tariffs on imports from China....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Seeks More Rate Cuts: Report India's benchmark 10-year bond yield was down 10 bps at 6.43 per cent after falling to 6.42 per cent immediately after market opened on the back of her comments....
13:17, 07/29/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pence’s remarks came three days after President Trum...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Fuzzy jobs data is a weak argument for interest rate cuts Everybody seems to agree that last Friday’s employment report was a loser. And because only 130,000 new jobs were created in August, nobody would disagree that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates next week to please President Trump and the financial markets. Who am I to take the oppos...
06:17, 09/10/2019

WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation....
00:51, 06/20/2019

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in February....
09:17, 06/06/2019

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve were not going to stop a recession from happening and that "once the Fed is in easing mode, it is already too late."...
02:00, 08/15/2019

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
15:34, 06/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday afternoon trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
07:17, 05/02/2019

Ryanair cuts summer 2020 growth rate on Boeing MAX doubts Europe's largest budget carrier Ryanair has cut its forecast for growth in traveller numbers next summer to 3% from a previous 7%, saying it was providing for the possibility of further delays in deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX planes. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; editing by Patrick ...
10:17, 07/16/2019

Stocks jump on trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by the major central banks....
08:34, 07/01/2019

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing economy....
18:17, 06/06/2019

Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly cuts rate for the second time in two months Bank Indonesia cut the 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 5.5.%, surprising economists who were expecting the central bank to stay on hold....
10:34, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Campos Neto says inflation well-anchored, scope for more rate cuts Inflation in Brazil is well-anchored over the short-, medium- and long-term horizons, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, giving policymakers room to reduce interest rates further....
16:51, 09/05/2019

Pride Flags and Rate Cuts: Fed Loosens Up to Connect With Average Workers As part of a broader evolution, and as it moves to stave off a possible slowdown, the Federal Reserve is focusing on transparency, inclusiveness and a greater responsiveness to ordinary people....
19:51, 08/02/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street gains as investors eye rate cuts The S&P 500 ended higher on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon this week....
23:51, 07/22/2019

S&P 500 Hits Record High As Federal Reserve Signals Rate Cuts The benchmark S&P 500 index, which has risen 7% so far in June and is on track to recoup its previous month's losses, hit an intraday record high of 2,956.20 on Thursday...
23:51, 06/20/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Growth Fears Push Investors to Renew Bets on Rate Cuts Following the worst week for stocks of 2019, investors are adding to bets that the Federal Reserve will continue lowering interest rates to stabilize the economy....
23:17, 08/04/2019

Ex-Fed official says Trump pressure 'may have held up' rate cuts from happening sooner Gerald O'Driscoll, former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, told CNBC that President Donald Trump's public pressure on the Fed to lower rates may have backfired....
11:34, 07/12/2019

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
06:34, 06/20/2019

Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
17:17, 07/03/2019

Despite a solid economy, Fed cuts its key rate by quarter point to ward off a recession The Fed cut rates by a quarter point despite a solid economy, its first decrease since 2008. Slowing global growth and US-China trade war pose risks.       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific region lowered interest rates in a surprisingly aggressive fashion as the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war intensified, suggesting the global rate-cut cycle will gather steam in the months ahead....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Powell says a 'sequence' of rate cuts could be needed if economy turns, but doesn't see that now Jerome Powell pledged that the central bank would engage in a "sequence" of interest rate cuts if conditions warrant, but he doesn't see that as necessary now....
21:01, 09/18/2019

Central banks around the world are surprising markets with aggressive rate cuts: Here's why Central banks in New Zealand, India and Thailand all announced larger-than-expected cuts to interest rates on Wednesday, furthering a global trend of monetary policy easing....
15:34, 08/07/2019

JPMorgan now sees two 2019 rate cuts after U.S.-Mexico tariff threat JPMorgan Chase & Co, which previously saw an even chance the U.S. Federal Reserve would slash rates, on Friday said it now predicts two interest rate cuts by the end of the year....
18:17, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Morgan Stanley cuts about half a dozen Asian equities jobs -sources Morgan Stanley has cut about half a dozen equity sales, trading and research jobs across Asia as part of a global cost-cutting move, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/29/2019

California plan aims to slash state's child poverty rate in half by 2039 A bill pending in the California Legislature sets an ambitious goal of cutting the state's child poverty rate in half by 2039 and also eliminating the number of kids in "deep poverty" by 2024....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Goldman Sachs Joins Predictions of Deeper Rate Cuts As Growth Slows Sovereign bonds fell in August, with the yield on benchmark 10-year notes rising by 19 basis points amid worries the government may borrow more to finance any potential fiscal stimulus to boost a......
20:51, 08/31/2019

Asian shares stumble, dollar firms as Fed dampens bets on more rate cuts Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday while the dollar jumped to two-year highs as the U.S. Federal Reserve poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle following a 25 basis-point rate cut....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Deutsche Bank forecasts another 100 basis points of Federal Reserve rate cuts Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday that it now forecasts another 100 basis points of rate cuts and see growth falling to below 1.5% by mid-2020, assuming there is no escalation in the trade war between the United States and China....
01:51, 09/11/2019

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Wall Street sinks as hopes fade for rate cuts, trade progress Wall Street stock indexes fell on Tuesday, led by a sharp selloff in technology shares, as simmering trade concerns and disappointing economic data sent buyers to the sidelines, while the Federal Reserve chairman pushed back on pressure from President Donald Trump to cut interest rates....
03:17, 06/26/2019

Asian shares fall on weak data as focus shifts to rate cuts Asian shares fell on Tuesday as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
09:00, 06/04/2019

Russia Cuts Interest Rate Again Amid Global Push for Looser Policy The Bank of Russia cut its key interest rate for a second consecutive month amid a shift around the world toward easier monetary policy, led by the Federal Reserve....
14:00, 07/26/2019

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest-rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the year....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
21:17, 07/16/2019

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
23:51, 08/02/2019

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
15:00, 07/07/2019

The bond market is sending a scary message of recession, rate cuts and an unending trade war Investors rushed into the safety of bonds Thursday and sold stocks, as it appeared the trade war could be prolonged and more painful for the world economy than expected....
04:51, 05/24/2019

Asian shares falter, dollar jumps as Powell dampens hopes for more rate cuts Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday and the dollar rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve delivered a 25-basis-point rate cut as expected but poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle....
04:17, 08/01/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
10:51, 09/19/2019

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive for the stock market. The Fed will likely hold off ...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Prince Harry cuts Netherlands visit in half as royal baby's arrival draws closer Prince Harry will go abroad next week for just one day instead of two, but palace says it's not connected to the wait for birth of Duchess Meghan's royal baby.        ...
01:00, 05/04/2019

879% drug price hike is one of 3,400 in 2019 so far; rate of hikes increasing Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11, 2018: U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (R) announced a 'blueprint' for lowering the cost of prescription medication with President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden at the White House. (credit: Getty | Chip Somodevilla) Pharmaceutical companies ...
23:51, 07/02/2019

How cellphones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate The increased use of cellphones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The popularity of cellphones undermined the turf-based business model for illegal drug dealing, a co-author of the study suggests. That, in turn,...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
11:34, 09/08/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
20:34, 09/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on weak data as focus shifts to rate cuts Asian shares fell on Tuesday as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Asia stocks mostly edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
06:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. stocks seesaw as global trade fears spark overseas rate cuts; Dow plunges more than 500 points U.S. stocks plunged at open Wednesday, signaling another day of volatility on Wall Street as investors absorbed a spate of overseas interest rate cuts amid continued uncertainty over the U.S. trade wa......
16:34, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
04:34, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
07:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
02:35, 07/06/2019

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live as market awaits hints on future rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to deliver a speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, followed by a question and answer session....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
01:51, 07/16/2019

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial Wall Street has taken a keen interest in the drug that could become the first approved medicine targeting one of the most common mutations found in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)....
20:00, 06/03/2019

MDMA treatment for alcoholism reduces relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testi...
12:51, 08/19/2019

MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testi...
16:51, 08/19/2019

Fed rejects call to deny Trump rate cuts; Trump keeps up pressure The U.S. central bank on Tuesday rejected a call from a former Federal Reserve policymaker to counter President Donald Trump's trade agenda by refusing to "play along" and denying the president the interest rate cuts he has demanded....
22:00, 08/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:51, 06/20/2019

Trump says Fed's Powell 'let us down' by not signaling future interest rate cuts Trump said Fed chief Powell 'let us down' by not signaling long cycle of rate cuts. The Fed sliced its key interest rate by a quarter-percentage point       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 mln for terminated partnership Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday France's Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista....
23:18, 09/10/2019

Sanofi's Dengue Vaccine Gets FDA Approval Sanofi dengue vaccine was approved in the U.S., the first treatment cleared by American regulators to protect against the mosquito-borne viral infection....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday France's Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista....
04:34, 09/11/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, marking the third major use for the injectable medicine....
06:34, 06/27/2019

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-to-severe cases of eczema in adolescents, the companies said....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Sanofi wins FDA approval to sell dengue shot in parts of U.S. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Sanofi SA's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia for use in the United States among people aged 9 through 16 who have laboratory-confirmed previous dengue infection and live in endemic areas. (https://bit.ly/2IQav7S)...
03:00, 05/02/2019

French drugmaker Sanofi, Google to use data tech for innovations French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Sanofi wins U.S. approval to sell dengue vaccine but with major restrictions The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Sanofi SA's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia a very narrow approval as the company continues to suffer from evidence that its vaccine, which took 20 years to develop, can cause severe infections in some people....
04:17, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Sanofi ends partnership with Lexicon to develop add-on pill for diabetes French drugmaker Sanofi SA said on Friday it had terminated its partnership with Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc to develop a drug for use with insulin in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes....
05:34, 07/27/2019

The new feminist armpit hair revolution: half-statement, half-ornament Female body hair is becoming more visible in popular culture and, while the issue has been around for decades, the new enthusiasm for hirsuteness has a 21st-century twistI am usually late to catch on to shifts in the zeitgeist; this one came to my attention just recently. While watching the HBO show...
08:51, 06/24/2019

US-Japan trade deal: half-full or half-empty? Donald Trump says his administration will enter into an initial bilateral trade deal with Japan in the coming weeks. But the fate of cars and a currency clause remain unresolved....
14:18, 09/17/2019

Half-Human Half-Beasts Love and Lust in Mythology Half-human half-beast creatures are found loving and lusting, warring and whoring in myths and legends of nearly every, if not all, cultures in the world.  ...
05:17, 05/28/2019

MLB's Proposed International Draft Is Half Insult, Half Fantasy Major League Baseball has wanted to institute an international draft for a long time, but they’ve never succeeded at convincing the Major League Baseball Players Association that they, too, should want an international draft. The reasons owners want an international draft are the same that players w...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies including Russia agreed to extend their production......
02:34, 07/03/2019

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
17:34, 05/24/2019

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – as it happened Sales fall 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers. This blog has now closed 8.15am BST It’s been a strange day on the markets with very little movement. But the ASX200 has closed the day down 6 points, or 0.09%, at 6,573.4.In Tokyo the Nikkei has closed up 5 points, or 0.02%, at 20,265. 6.59am...
12:34, 09/03/2019

Canada Jobless Rate Increase Fuels Rate Cut Talk Canada’s unemployment rate rose in July as the economy unexpectedly shed jobs for a second straight month, fueling speculation over a possible Bank of Canada rate cut later this year....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Black Unemployment Rate for April 90 Percent Higher Than US Rate Overall Headlines have been heralding the nation’s having the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years, but the jobless rate for black people is almost 90 percent higher than the national rate and higher than every other racial demographic in the nation....
11:34, 05/07/2019

You think you need a break? Compared to me, that’s nothing ‘I’m so tired my eyes feel like refrigerated plums. I need a holiday so badly, my rashes present as tan’“I’m so tired. I’m desperate for a holiday.”“You think you’re tired? I’m so tired my eyes feel like refrigerated plums. I need a holiday so badly, my many rashes present as tan. At work I pick up ...
12:17, 07/28/2019

The Five Ointments That Everyone Needs In Their Medicine Cabinet Fun story! Last Friday night I got a text from a friend, shortly after I’d gotten home from happy hour and while I was cooking dinner: “JOLIE! I need a drink.” (I’m the one who gets the text when things go wrong, which is basically how I got into this line of work in the first place.) All is fine, b...
05:34, 08/22/2019

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rationally simplifying and minimizing the choice in ba...
15:17, 07/23/2019

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common variant of the disease within a couple years. The treatment is priced at $2.125 million. Out-of-pocket costs for patients will v...
00:00, 05/25/2019

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Wants to Be More Than TV Medicine Bruce Miller, the showrunner for Hulu’s adaptation of the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, discusses how he wanted Season 3 to be entertaining above all else....
01:00, 06/06/2019

UA College of Medicine graduates more than 100 new doctors TUCSON — There are more than 100 graduates in the University of Arizona’s college of medicine class of 2019. Thursday night they officially became part of health care’s future. Nathan Sherman earned his MBA from UA in 2018. Now, he’s graduating from the UA College of Medicine...
09:51, 05/10/2019

Trump compared AOC to Evita, according to new book President Trump compared Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to former Argentine First Lady Eva Peron and concluded that while the self-described Democratic socialist has a “certain talent” she doesn’t “know anything,” according to a new book. The president, in interviews for...
19:00, 07/07/2019

The IRS stats are in: Here's how tax refunds look compared to last year The average tax refund check is nearly on par with last year's figures, but CPAs warn that this data point tells only part of the story. Here's what changed for taxpayers post-tax reform....
23:00, 04/28/2019

AirPods Suck Compared to the New Powerbeats Pro The only earbuds more recognizable than the tortured white teardrops that are AirPods might be Powerbeats. These things look like rubberized hoop earrings glued to plastic boxes, flipped upside down and strung together with a dorky wire. Well, at least they used to look like that. Beats just release...
16:51, 05/10/2019

In the U.S., getting the right medicine after a heart attack may depend on where you live (Reuters Health) - Where heart attack survivors live in the U.S. may affect their chances of getting the best medication to prevent a second attack, a new study suggests....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
11:00, 05/24/2019

UA Alumnus leaves $8.8 Million to UA’s College of Medicine TUCSON- The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson has received an $8.8 million dollar gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker. Dr. Ronald K. Baker was a 1975 alumnus of the UA College of Medicine. Dr. Baker died on June 8th, 2017 at the eight of 70, earned two degrees from the UA, a d...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Uncovering the riches of traditional global medicine Kava (Piper methysticum) is a plant native to the Polynesian islands that people there have used in a calming drink of the same name in religious and cultural rituals for thousands of years. The tradition of cultivating kava and drinking it during important gatherings is a cultural cornerstone share...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Video game cheaters get a taste of their own medicine Respawn, the studio behind Apex Legends, is beefing up anti-cheat software, actively seeking out cheaters and auto-banning players before they even get into a match....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Google’s DeepMind follows a mixed path to AI in medicine The DeepMind unit of Google is finding ways to detect deterioration in patients in hospitals, but it's not ready for primetime; instead, the software that's actually making a difference is a simple mobile alerts app....
18:51, 08/02/2019

Artificial leaf turns sunlight into medicine Taking cues from Mother Nature, the tiny reactors utilize intricate channels that flow like veins through the leaves. When sunlight hits certain liquids flowing through the leaves it sparks a chemical reaction....
00:51, 09/11/2019

How to grow your own medicine cabinet | Alys Fowler Sore throat? Hungover? Anxious? Don’t reach for the tablets; you could find the cure in your own garden or local parkI recently walked into a tree. I didn’t mean to, but I was, as usual, looking at what was growing around my feet and not where I was going. The result was a messy scrape of torn skin,...
15:00, 07/06/2019

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
05:18, 09/13/2019

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. Triggers to use drugs again — the corners where you’ve used, for one — are all around, and any plans for a fresh start easily ...
15:51, 06/29/2019

The New USA Gymnastics Director Of Sports Medicine Lasted Just One Day On The Job It doesn’t seem possible that one organization could find as many different ways to fuck up as USA Gymnastics has over the past several years, but they somehow added another one to the list earlier this week. On Monday, the bankrupt USAG hired its first-ever full-time director of sports medicine and...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Jürgen Klopp: 'Losing is like a very strong medicine' Liverpool supporters are hoping Jürgen Klopp can lead their team to their first ever Premier League title. Ahead of the first leg of their UCL semifinal clash with Barcelona, he told DW why losing is also important....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
16:34, 09/12/2019

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung disease....
13:51, 08/28/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
11:34, 08/08/2019

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the start of the crisis." ...
10:34, 08/28/2019

Alibaba is the 'better stock' compared to Tencent, analyst says As Chinese tech juggernauts Alibaba and Tencent navigate a challenging business environment, one analyst says the former is the better stock to own now....
09:34, 05/16/2019

The best iPhone 8 Plus plans and prices in Australia compared A lot of the hype that normally comes with the Plus-sized releases has been stifled when it comes to the poor iPhone 8 Plus. Being announced in the shadow of the larger and, frankly, more impressive iPhone X may well hurt its reputation, and the recent news about the iPhone XS and iPhone XR range ha...
11:51, 06/25/2019

The best mouse of 2019: 10 top computer mice compared There are plenty of laptop and tablet manufacturers that want you to think that a tap of your finger or stylus is the best way to interact with a computer – but that’s flat out wrong. There’s nothing quite like using an awesome mouse to get around your desktop. No matter whether...
21:00, 05/09/2019

The best iPhone X plans and prices in Australia compared With the recent announcement of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max came the news that they would replace the regular iPhone X in regular production. This doesn't mean that carriers won't still have plenty of stock left to get rid of, and we're anticipating they'll want to do so...
06:17, 05/10/2019

The best iPhone 8 plans and prices in Australia compared Although the iPhone XS and iPhone XR have stolen the spotlight for now, those that don't necessarily have a desire for a huge screen, a notch, or a glaring void in their wallets will likely be chasing the iPhone 8. Of course, there's always its bigger sibling, the iPhone 8 Plus if you happ...
06:17, 05/10/2019

America too dependent on China for its medicine, experts warn Experts are warning America has become too dependent on China for its medicine -- everything from painkillers, to antibiotics, and even aspirin can all be sourced back to a country the Department of Defense considers an adversary....
23:00, 05/30/2019

University of Arizona to build integrative medicine center TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced plans to build a $20 million facility for its integrative medicine center. The Arizona Daily Star reported the new Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine building looks to provide a physical environment that supports the evi...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Quackery or a real alternative: What is Traditional Chinese medicine? This week, the World Health Organization will adopt its new International Classification of Diseases. One point of bitter contention: whether Traditional Chinese medicine should be recognized for treatments....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
20:17, 05/17/2019

UA College of Medicine to offer new EMS bachelor’s degree program TUCSON – The University of Arizona will be offering a new bachelor’s degree program in emergency medical services starting this fall. The Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents in April. According to a news release, “enrollment is open to individuals ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Lopez Obrador says will shop abroad if necessary to fix medicine shortages Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to alleviate a medicine shortage in public hospitals, pledging to shop abroad for essential drugs if necessary and blaming the situation on companies upset about his crackdown on overpricing....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Medicine ignored women’s health for years — that’s finally changing Something surprising happened when Edna Haber went to the doctor a few years ago, complaining of dizzy spells and feeling like something was “off.” After a barrage of tests, her charts came back clean, so she was prepared to be dismissed and told nothing was wrong with her. Instead, Haber, a healthy...
05:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. Open: 16-year-old says he was disqualified at sectional after getting medicine, using bathroom Skyler Fox, a 16-year old trying to qualify for the U.S. Open, was disqualified for not turning in his score card on time.        ...
22:17, 06/06/2019

AI in medicine: Tech that can improve the patient-doctor experience Learn how using artificial intelligence in healthcare can benefit the patient—regardless of gender, age, or race. AI can especially make a difference in the medical care of women and premature babies....
06:00, 06/21/2019

As a prison doctor, Amanda Brown knows compassion is the best medicine A mid-life career leap into the prison service opened this GP’s eyes and heartFor Dr Amanda Brown, a village GP in Buckinghamshire, the idea of working in a prison was so off the radar that when the offer came, her first reaction was surprise that such jobs existed. “It had never occurred to me that...
19:17, 06/08/2019

Renowned Biohacker Is Being Investigated for Practicing Medicine Without a License A NASA scientist-turned-biohacker celebrity and entrepreneur—who has won over mad scientists around the world for his anti-establishment science advocacy—is reportedly being investigated for practicing medicine without a license. Read more......
00:17, 05/17/2019

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their use. Researchers from the University Of Michigan looked at nearly 600,000 people treated for a sprained ankle. About a quarter of those patients were p...
20:51, 07/09/2019

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
18:17, 04/28/2019

“Biohacker” who tried to alter his DNA probed for illegally practicing medicine Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Zayner has a background in biophysics and runs a co...
23:51, 05/16/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
06:17, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily leaked Pixel 4, we're also expecting a new Google Home Mini, maybe a new Pixelbook, and today's sub...
22:34, 09/18/2019

Woman Who Ran For US President In 1872 Was Compared To Satan, Locked Up Five women are running for president of the United States, and on Thursday night, three of them will take the stage in Houston for yet another Democratic primary debate....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Cheapest NBN plans compared: the best internet deals in Australia The array of internet options available to the average Aussie is getting to the point of being overwhelming, especially if you're just after the cheapest plan going. Thankfully, we've done the hard yards and sifted through all the fine-print to figure out which ones offer the most genuine ...
11:34, 06/24/2019

Leclerc: I need to change to fix tyre weakness compared to Vettel Charles Leclerc says he must find out why he is harder on tyres than Ferrari Formula 1 team mate Sebastian Vettel, and is prepared to drive less aggressively if necessary...
01:17, 08/13/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medicine from the UA and will automatically get accepted...
22:17, 05/21/2019

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some of the lesser-known figures to have transformed the face of ancient medicine. ...
20:51, 08/03/2019

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, S-shaped bodies stacked like spoons....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Trump administration opens door to importing medicine from Canada The Trump administration took a first step on Wednesday toward allowing the importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans....
18:17, 07/31/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Scientists built artificial leaves that can turn sunlight into medicine Our Sun is an incredible, abundant source of energy that we’re only just now beginning to learn how to tap. Plants, on the other hand, are masters at exploiting the free energy delivered from the sky, so it’s only natural that scientists look to them for inspiration. Now, an ongoing effo...
21:51, 09/10/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Video: Hamilton and Schumacher's epic Hungary F1 charges compared Mercedes' strategy call and Lewis Hamilton's stirring drive at the Hungaroring last weekend brought back memories of Michael Schumacher's similar performance in the Hungarian Grand Prix for Ferrari in 1998...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Anglo-Saxon Burial in England Is Compared to a Pharaoh’s Tomb Archaeologists are expected to reveal to the public what is now believed to be one of the most significant archaeological finds in England in recent decades. ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Fills Key New Post With Fanatic Who Compared Immigrants to Rats The White House is preparing to name former Virginia Attorney General and onetime dedicated Never-Trumper Ken Cuccinelli to spearhead the administration’s immigration policy, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday....
03:17, 05/22/2019

After nearly 17 years, 'Bad Boys II' is getting a sequel. That wait is nothing compared to these movie sequels After nearly 17 years, we're finally getting a sequel to "Bad Boys II" called "Bad Boys for Life." Seventeen years may be an excruciatingly long wait for a movie sequel, but it doesn't crack the top 20 for the longest gaps between movies....
02:34, 09/09/2019

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Formula E reports 2018/19 revenue increase compared to last year ABB FIA Formula E claims to have expanded its revenues to over €200 million during 2018/19, which the championship says is an increase of more than 50% compared to 2017/18...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Minivan Sales Are Plummeting Compared to SUVs Because We're a Nation of Fools There was an article on USA Today, um, today that noted the declining market share and sales of minivans as SUV sales have climbed. The article suggested a declining birth rate as one reason, but the real main reason seems to be that people are choosing SUVs over minivans. This certainly seems to be...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren compared to Rachel Dolezal in awkward interview Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren has continued to back away from her claims of Native American ancestry, admitting “I shouldn’t have done it” during a radio interview on Friday morning. Her appearance on “The Breakfast Club” turned awkward when co-h...
05:34, 06/01/2019

Millennial dads have pathetic DIY skills compared to baby boomers Are dads’ essential DIY skills in decline? According to new research, millennial dads are less capable than their own dads when it comes to everyday DIY fixes, preferring to rely on professional help instead. A new poll of 1,000 millennial dads and 1,000 baby boomer dads found that when a DIY task n...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Baby boomers' wealth is 12 times greater compared to millennials. Here's why The net worth gap between older and younger Americans has grown into a chasm. While the average older household had about seven times the net worth of younger households in 1998, they now have about 12 times the net worth....
21:34, 08/08/2019

Takeda Selling Assets to Novartis, J&J to Pay Down Debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., looking to pay down debt following its megadeal for Shire PLC, is selling eye drug Xiidra to Novartis AG and TachoSil surgical patches and sealants to Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Novartis CEO Battles Fallout From Data Manipulation Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making....
16:17, 08/19/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-start sluggish sales of the treatment....
11:51, 05/15/2019

Novartis Pledges More Transparency on Data Concerns Novartis, under fire for keeping a data-manipulation issue with its treatment Zolgensma under wraps for several months, vowed to more quickly disclose any similar concerns in the future....
12:51, 09/10/2019

U.K. could face shortages of food, medicine with no-deal Brexit: leaked report According to "secret" documents obtained by the Sunday Times, the U.K. government warns of "significant" disruptions to the supply of drugs and medicine, a decrease in the availability of fresh food in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
18:00, 08/18/2019

Google’s Jeff Dean details how AI is advancing medicine, chemistry, robotics, and more At a session during Google's I/O developer conference, Google AI research head Jeff Dean detailed the ways AI is advancing countless scientific fields.Read More...
04:34, 05/09/2019

Demonstrators call for removal of College of Medicine professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday, September 18 at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. Dr. Randal Dull stepped down last mo...
08:01, 09/18/2019

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgery: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Alternative medicine practitioners may market bogus celiac tests, treatments (Reuters Health) - Looking online for alternative medicine providers to diagnose or treat celiac disease is a bad idea because many websites market unproven or ineffective tests and treatments, researchers say....
00:17, 05/02/2019

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

UK To Face Fuel, Food And Medicine Shortages In No-Deal Brexit: Report Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents......
17:00, 08/18/2019

Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event Enlarge / Robert Grant, Crown Sterling CEO and founder, emcee'd a demonstration of crypto-cracking at an event yesterday. Cryptographers were not impressed. (credit: Crown Sterling, via YouTube) On September 19, in a conference room at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, California, Crown St...
12:34, 09/21/2019

Stanford catcher Handley's backup plan is career in medicine Maverick Handley has struck quite the impressive balance as a Stanford student-athlete playing baseball and pursuing a future in medicine        ...
16:00, 05/30/2019

American caravan arrives in Canadian "birthplace of insulin" for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bussed across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness of "the insulin price crisis" in the United States....
00:34, 06/30/2019

American caravan arrives in Canadian 'birthplace of insulin' for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bussed across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness of "the insulin price crisis" in the United States....
19:34, 06/29/2019

Jeffrey Epstein compared himself to Patriots owner Robert Kraft: reporter Jeffrey Epstein insisted he wasn’t a pedophile and compared himself to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during a series of off-the-record interviews earlier this year, the reporter who spoke to him revealed on Tuesday. Epstein downplayed his 2008 Florida conviction on two counts of soli...
23:17, 08/13/2019

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and others to help you pick the best handset for you...
14:17, 07/27/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Offers Fastest Download Speeds Compared to Rivals: Report Rootmetrics compared the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 5G and the Oppo Reno 5G to test which phone was the fastest on the EE network in the UK....
16:17, 07/31/2019

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressional Research Service (CRS), detailed in a study publ...
14:34, 05/29/2019

The Ideal Healthy Diet: Nutritional Values Of Roti And Rice Compared Carbs And Fats In Roti And Rice: When it comes to rice and roti, the debate goes on as to which is better and healthier? Eating either of them will not adversely affect your health, if consumed......
14:34, 07/17/2019

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge. His most recent book, On the ...
11:51, 08/18/2019

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, Huawei, Samsung and Google compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei and others to help you pick the best handset for you.There ha...
16:00, 05/01/2019

What makes Google Cloud Platform unique compared to Azure and Amazon Since the 1980s, there’s been a rule that three major competitors don’t last long in a technology market. For Google to stay relevant and remain in contention, it has to keep innovating and changing the rules....
22:51, 05/20/2019

ATM Card Rules: Transaction Charges Levied By SBI, Post Office Compared The ATM card charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank or post office where the customer's account is located or some other bank or post office - and nature of ATM -......
17:17, 05/25/2019

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a mutated form of lung cancer....
14:34, 09/06/2019

Novartis CEO pledges to speed data integrity disclosures Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan promised to inform U.S. regulators quickly if credible questions emerge internally over data integrity, he told investors on Monday, following data manipulation allegations involving the Swiss drugmaker's $2.1 million gene therapy Zolgensma....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
22:51, 05/24/2019

British baby's death not due to SMA gene therapy: Novartis A British baby's death this year after getting Novartis's gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction, the Swiss drugmaker said, allaying concerns over the $2.1 million-per-patient treatment's risks....
10:51, 09/19/2019

Novartis's Sandoz strikes deal for biosimilar of Herceptin Novartis's Sandoz division has struck a deal with Taiwan's EirGenix Inc to market a biosimilar version of Roche's Herceptin that is now in late-stage development to treat some cancer tumors....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Novartis says it knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval Swiss Drugmaker Novartis AG on Wednesday said it knew about discrepancies in data it submitted to regulators as it sought approval of its more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma, but delayed notifying authorities until it completed an internal investigation....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of so-called CAR-T therapy in the country....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Novartis CEO promises to speed data integrity disclosures Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan, facing an uproar over data manipulation involving $2.1 million gene therapy Zolgensma, pledged on Monday to tell regulators quickly if credible questions emerge in future over data integrity....
16:00, 09/09/2019

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Novartis CEO pledges not to sell Sandoz generics unit Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan pledged in an interview published on Saturday not to sell the Swiss drugmaker's generics unit Sandoz amid a revamp that has prompted speculation he is preparing to offload the business....
11:51, 07/27/2019

Novartis defeats challenge to validity of Afinitor patent Novartis scored a win in litigation over one of the patents underlying its cancer treatment Afinitor, as a federal appeals court on Monday rejected arguments by the would-be maker of a generic version that the patent is invalid....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Nestlé, Novartis Among Companies at Risk of London Trading Ban Switzerland and the EU are at loggerheads over an overhaul of the complex ties that have guided the relationship for decades. The ability of some investors to trade blue-chip Swiss companies could be affected by the spat....
23:34, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-American caravan arrives in Canadian "birthplace of insulin" for cheaper medicine A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bused across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness of "the insulin price crisis" in the United States....
00:34, 06/30/2019

Caged alone 24 hours a day, denied medicine: lawsuit claims 'torture' in US migrant jails A lawsuit on behalf of 55,000 detainees describes ‘horrific conditions’ in US facilitiesMelvin Murillo Hernandez suffered allergic reactions so bad he had to be hospitalized four times. Martín Muñoz had no access to insulin for ten long days. Denied a wheelchair, Faour Abdallah Fraihat was unable to...
01:51, 08/20/2019

We compared the Chase Sapphire Preferred to the AmEx Platinum — and this time, the winner isn't clear-cut Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Which is a better card to have: the Platinum Card® from American Express, or...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay in Australian homes, Aussies have plenty of options...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Best true wireless earbuds: AirPods, Samsung, Jabra and Anker compared and ranked Our updated list of great bluetooth truly wireless earbuds – at the best prices right now It wasn’t long ago that true wireless earbuds, those that don’t need any wires even between the earphones, weren’t very good. Solid connectivity was a challenge, dropouts were infuriatingly common and battery l...
16:00, 05/01/2019

‘Racing Wives’ star Amber Balcaen says she isn’t worried about being compared to Danica Patrick Amber Balcaen is determined to race her way to the finish line as a celebrated female driver and is hoping the wives of NASCAR drivers will cheer her on....
12:00, 08/24/2019

Death rate for black infants more than double rate for white infants A National Vital Statistics report published Thursday shows declines in infant death rates since 1995 continue, but the rate of decline has slowed in recent years -- and in some areas it has gone up....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Novartis's Sandoz licenses proposed multiple sclerosis biosimilar Swiss drugmaker Novartis's Sandoz division has licensed from Polpharma Biologics a proposed biosimilar version of multiple sclerosis drug natalizumab, the companies said on Tuesday without giving financial details of the accord....
09:00, 09/03/2019

UK cost watchdog recommends Novartis' blindness therapy Luxturna Novartis AG's gene therapy for blindness, Luxturna, is recommended for use on England's public health service, the country's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog NICE said on Tuesday....
02:00, 09/04/2019

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug. The Swiss drugmaker’s steps follow an ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
01:51, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis CEO promises to speed data integrity disclosures Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan, facing an uproar over data manipulation involving $2.1 million gene therapy Zolgensma, pledged on Monday to tell regulators quickly if credible questions emerge in future over data integrity....
16:01, 09/09/2019

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
20:51, 06/01/2019

Novartis to answer U.S. Senate demand for data manipulation details Novartis plans to answer a U.S. senator who demanded details about data manipulation related to its gene therapy Zolgensma, amid scrutiny of the Swiss drugmaker's decision to delay informing regulators until after the treatment's approval....
10:51, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
23:34, 05/24/2019

FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
13:34, 07/18/2019

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
01:34, 08/07/2019

Novartis begins hunt for piece of Roche's growing MS empire Novartis on Friday announced positive study results for its prospective multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab that the Swiss drugmaker hopes will pose a stiff challenge to Roche's medicine Ocrevus in a highly competitive market....
08:17, 08/30/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Novartis C.E.O. Defends Company’s Decision to Withhold False Data From the F.D.A. Responding to the agency’s stern rebuke, Vas Narasimhan, the company’s executive, tried to reassure investors that Novartis did not intentionally deceive the F.D.A. while seeking approval for its $2.1 million gene therapy....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Novartis wins Gilenya reprieve as judge blocks generics, for now Novartis has won a U.S. federal court order preventing rival generic makers from selling versions of the Swiss drugmaker's top-selling multiple sclerosis medicine Gilenya in the United States, at least until a patent dispute is resolved....
04:17, 06/26/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out Democrats for their criticism of Trump mocking Bid...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Rising Indian cricket star says doping violation was over prohibited substance in cough medicine Prithvi Shaw, one of India’s rising cricket stars, was suspended Tuesday for a doping violation after taking a prohibited substance usually found in cough syrup, officials said....
00:51, 07/31/2019

Disgraced French doctor accused of poisoning 24 patients as young as four to show off his talents in medicine A disgraced French doctor is under investigation and has been charged with poisoning in total 24 patients at clinics in Eastern France in the span of a decade....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Porch pirate steals medicine from heart transplant recipient's door-step: report A Washington state man who received a heart transplant last year said surveillance cameras captured the moment a stranger stole life-saving medication from his doorstep last week....
11:34, 07/17/2019

The CEO of Victoria's Secret compared its 'terrible' early loungewear to a 'lousy' McDonald's Filet-O-Fish Robson90/Shutterstock The boss of Victoria's Secret has compared its "terrible" early loungewear to a "lousy" McDonald's Filet-O-Fish. L Brands CEO Les Wexner said the lingerie giant correctly called the shift in consumer demand towards sweatpants and pajamas, but addressed it poorly. He compared i...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Mueller’s open-ended report compared to Comey’s Clinton slam: ‘Equally problematic’ The raging debate over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report has invited fresh comparisons to the fallout from the conclusion of another politically charged case—the Hillary Clinton email probe....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Music festival canceled over security, fraud concerns; compared to Fyre fest fiasco A three-day concert in Belgium that was slated to feature stars like Cardi B, Jason Derulo and Ja Rule abruptly ended before it began, and local officials have opened a fraud investigation, leading to comparisons with the 2017 Fyre Festival, the failed music bash that left guests stranded with no fo...
02:51, 06/30/2019

Music event canceled over security, fraud concerns; compared to Fyre fest fiasco A three-day concert in Belgium that was slated to feature stars like Cardi B, Jason Derulo and Ja Rule abruptly ended before it began, and local officials have opened a fraud investigation, leading to comparisons with the 2017 Fyre Festival, the failed music bash that left guests stranded with no fo...
03:17, 06/30/2019

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug....
10:51, 09/19/2019

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
11:34, 09/06/2019

Novartis confident of Zolgensma supply, calls $2 million price 'speculation' Novartis is confident it has adequate production capacity for its Zolgensma gene therapy should regulators this month approve the drug for multiple forms of the genetic disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Novartis vows to fight U.S. price-fixing claims against Sandoz unit Novartis on Monday said claims of price fixing against its Sandoz generics unit amid a U.S. probe of 20 drugmakers are without merit, with the Swiss company vowing to fight allegations in a lawsuit filed last week....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Senator Grassley seeks info on Novartis's Zolgensma data issues U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has asked Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to provide details on data manipulation related to its $2 million gene therapy, Zolgensma, by Aug. 23....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Novartis to sell epinephrine shot in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment drags on due to manufacturing problems....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
13:34, 07/18/2019

Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG , new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expectations....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Novartis fires brother scientists alleged to be involved in data manipulation Brian Kaspar and Allan Kaspar "have not been involved in any operations at AveXis since early May 2019 and are no longer with the company," Novartis said....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Novartis says top R&D executives no longer at Avexis unit after test data manipulation Novartis said on Wednesday the two top research & development executives at its Avexis unit were no longer at the company after some data from early testing of Avexis's more than $2-million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated....
19:00, 08/14/2019

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL DIPS 3% FROM PREVIOUS MONTH; ADV in VIX Futures Unchanged Compared to March CHICAGO, May 4, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during April 2009 totaled 2,220 contracts, off three percent from 2,285 contracts traded during March 2009. Total trading volume during the month of April 2009 was 46,624 contracts, seven percent be...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Playboy model compared to Michael Jackson in cruel 'Wacko Jacko' jibe after sharing snaps A PLAYBOY model was compared to Michael Jackson in cruel “wacko jacko” jibes after she shared holiday snaps after apparently undergoing cosmetic surgery....
08:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis to sell epinephrine injector in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy shot drags on due to manufacturing problems....
18:34, 07/09/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
20:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
10:34, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Novartis to sell epinephrine shot in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment drags on due to manufacturing problems....
21:34, 07/09/2019

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a shortage of Mylan NV's rival product, EpiPen....
14:17, 07/09/2019

Expensive Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG , new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expectations....
05:17, 07/31/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
21:17, 05/24/2019

CFE'S MARCH VOLUME UP 22% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN COMPARED TO YEAR AGO; Trading in CBOE Mini-VIX Futures Off to Strong Start CHICAGO, April 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during March 2009 totaled 50,271 contracts, an increase of 22 percent from 41,051 contracts traded during February 2009. Average daily volume during the month of March 2009 was 2,285 contracts, six perc...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises to senior doctor he compared to disgraced anti-vaxxer – live news Commons Leader backs down over no-deal claims, while PM’s brother Jo Johnson quits citing ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’Lords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no deal blocked? Is an election hap...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
15:00, 05/28/2019

During El Paso hospital visit, Trump compared his and O’Rourke’s crowd sizes at political rallies, video shows The video, posted on Twitter by a local television station, capture part of the president’s visit that reporters traveling with him were not permitted to see....
03:34, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a treatment that could cost more than a million dollars, but the gesture comes with strings attached....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci compared Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said he might need to be replaced in 2020 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, who served the Trump administration for less than two weeks in 2017, compared President Donald Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said Republicans may need to throw their support behind another candid...
23:51, 08/13/2019

CFE'S FEBRUARY AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP 4% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN 47% COMPARED TO YEAR AGO; CFE Launches Trading In CBOE Mini-VIX Futures Today CHICAGO, March 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during the month of February 2009 was 2,160 contracts, an increase of four percent over the previous month when 2,070 contracts per day changed hands. Total trading volume during February 2009 was...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighborhood Markets. While the Discount Store store mod...
23:34, 06/15/2019

A 'never event' in modern medicine: Doctors say they mistakenly operated on wrong kidney The kidney patient, Carla Miller, sued a Tennessee hospital for the botched 2017 surgery. She died in May, but her lawsuit continues.        ...
22:34, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump net worth 2019: How much is the US President worth compared to Obama and his other predecessors? The 'celebrity president' has boasted frequently about his wealth, but how much is he actually worth, and how much of it came from his father? Megan C. Hills breaks it all down...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Cost of replacing botched Phoenix pay system pales compared to cost of fixing it: PBO The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the cost of stabilizing the failed Phoenix system,....
18:34, 05/16/2019

We compared the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus to the Note 9 to see if it's worth upgrading, and the answer is yes Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus and Galaxy Note 10 have finally arrived. We've compared the Galaxy Note 10 Plus to the Galaxy Note 9 to help you decide which Samsung phablet you should buy — and whether Note 9 owners should upgrade. The Note 10 Plus and Note 9 a...
06:00, 09/19/2019

Eamon's Corner: Tiger's dominance dooms him to be compared to his former self Golfweek columnist Eamon Lynch says Woods returning to those courses later in his career might have a downside— if it can even be called a “downside.”        ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Xbox Update: Good news, Halo Infinite Xbox One isn't ‘second-class’ compared to Scarlett Halo Infinite is going to see a release across Xbox One and Xbox Scarlett, but Microsoft is promising the older console won't be treated 'like a second class citizen'....
11:00, 08/06/2019

The best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus plans and prices in Australia compared Update: Optus is currently only stocking the iPhone 7 Plus and Telstra is currently only stocking the iPhone 7, so if you want one model in particular, you don't have much in the way of choice. Alternatively, you can always check out our best iPhone 8 deals and get the newer model for a similar...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Redmi K20 Pro vs Redmi K20: Price, Specifications Compared Both the phones have a lot of similarities, and the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro sport a triple rear camera setup and a mechanised pop-up selfie camera setup....
15:51, 05/29/2019

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.        ...
22:34, 06/26/2019

We compared Apple's basic iPad to the new iPad Air — and the regular iPad is still the best buy for budget shoppers Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Apple sells a number of different iPad models, including the entry-level iPad and the more-powerful iPad Air. Because the devices look pretty similar, it can be tough to determine which iPad model is right for your needs. We put the two iPads head to head to find out ...
11:34, 08/12/2019

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
17:00, 09/07/2019

The best keyboards of 2019: top 10 keyboards compared If your keyboard is starting to show its age, collecting dust and looking like something from a horror film, you might want to think about picking up one of the best keyboards. Even if you don't have a keyboard that’s on its last leg, the benefits to comfort, speed and reliability you ga...
21:00, 05/09/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
02:17, 05/20/2019

OnePlus 7 vs OnePlus 6T: old vs new OnePlus phones compared 2019’s ‘flagship killer’ is finally here and it brought a friend, as OnePlus has announced both the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro.While the OnePlus 7 Pro is a true top-end handset with a price to match, the standard OnePlus 7 is more in line with the company’s previous ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

One thing every MLB team needs to do in the second half As baseball's second half gets underway, a look at something that every team should try doing over the final three months of the season.       ...
14:34, 07/12/2019

What to know about not having a half-moon on the nails People typically have a half-moon shape on their nails. This appearance may be less visible in the case of people with malnourishment, anemia, or vitiligo. Learn more about the half-moon on the nails here....
03:00, 06/25/2019

8 first-half sales tales Cooling compact crossovers, Chevy’s long skid, the Korean rebound and other stories behind the U.S. industry’s slow, steady first-half sales decline....
07:00, 07/07/2019

Staying mainly dry through the first half of the weekend TUCSON –  Another dry, sunny and hot day in Southern Arizona. The trend for storms south and east of Tucson continues today with a better chance for the rest of us by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today. High: 104° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 79° Tomor...
15:51, 07/19/2019

Let's See How Much Fun We Can Squeeze Out Of The Last Half Hour Of E3 Yes, E3 2019 ended three weeks ago. However, in my nightmares, I’m still there, slamming energy drinks and binge-sitting in every gamer chair my eyes can see. As long as my neck still hurts from the flight back, I cannot refrain from scraping the bottom of the E3 barrel. Watch me try and fail to die...
01:00, 07/04/2019

The inexpensive Moto E4 Plus is nearly half off at B&H, grab it while you can The budget-friendly Moto E4 Plus made its debut in the US almost two years ago, but it's still going for $150 outright. Obviously, it's not a very powerful phone, but if you're looking for a solid device to get you through several days of use, the Moto E4 Plus is one of the best you can get in this ...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
23:17, 05/01/2019

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and rookies playing more like 10-year vets. We’ve also t...
05:00, 07/07/2019

CEO buys over-the-top Hamptons manse for around $35M — more than half off Real estate hotshot Ivan Kaufman, CEO and president of Arbor Realty Trust, is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for around $35 million — more than half off of its $75 million asking price from 2003. (It most recently asked $49 million.) The 58.6-acre estate comes with its own 18-h...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean water originally came from asteroids....
22:51, 05/02/2019

DJI's new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S DJI's new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only 2.4......
19:00, 07/17/2019

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either acted on those feelings or are planning on acting on...
09:34, 05/31/2019

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired salary for a despised job? $77,000....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Neville concerned by England's second-half dip England cannot afford to drop their intensity in the second half and must be ruthless in possession if they are to progress at the women's World Cup, coach Phil Neville said after Sunday's 2-1 win over Scotland....
07:34, 06/10/2019

By 2040, more than half of new cars will be electric Electric cars make up only a tiny fraction of the automobiles sold worldwide, but that will change quickly, according to an analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance....
16:00, 05/16/2019

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Not half bad (Repeats from Friday. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 snaps 3-week winning streak, slips 0.3% as all eyes are on G20 Summit. Though index finishes first half up 17.3%, the best start to a year since 1997 ** That said, charts suggest risk the SPX may have a bumpy ride ahead ** And while the DJ...
13:17, 07/01/2019

The storylines that will define the second half of F1 2019 Red Bull's driver swap, Valtteri Bottas' uncertain future, Lewis Hamilton's waltz towards history and Renault's push to justify Daniel Ricciardo's career gamble -- a look at the big issues in F1 ahead of the resumption of racing at the Belgian GP....
16:34, 08/27/2019

Half of all smartphones sold in 2023 'will be 5G' 5G smartphones will account for more than half of all mobile phone sales by 2023 as manufacturers seeking to arrest the ongoing contraction of the market.According to Gartner, sales of devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) will fall by 3.3 per cent in 2019 to 2.2 billion. But it is mobile phone s...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak picture....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, said he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women and would like to see teams hire female coaches....
00:34, 05/10/2019

UK car production falls by 20% in first half of 2019 News 31 Jul, 2019 Thirteenth consecutive month of decline for UK car industry follows manufacturers spending £330m on no deal preparations...
10:17, 07/31/2019

Twins among key MLB second-half story lines SportsPulse: For The Win's Ted Berg breaks down the top storylines that will dominate the second half of the MLB season.       ...
12:17, 07/11/2019

Huawei first-half revenue up about 30% despite U.S. ban: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's revenue grew roughly 30% in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going despite U.S. technology export restrictions, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:00, 07/23/2019

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Minnesota Twins among key second half storylines SportsPulse: For The Win's Ted Berg breaks down the top storylines that will dominate the second half of the MLB season.       ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

Stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday in advance of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their best first half since 1997....
22:34, 06/28/2019

UK car manufacturing falls by fifth in first half of 2019 Jaguar has committed to building its new all-electric XJ at Castle Bromwich Falling demand globally and factory shutdowns are primary causes, as industry braces for Brexit Car manufacturing in the UK fell by 20.1% in the first six months of 2019, caused by downturns worldwide and April’s widespre...
05:17, 07/31/2019

Stocks advance to cap first half as G20 eyed A gauge of global stocks advanced on Friday ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities were poised to close out their best first half since 1997....
20:51, 06/28/2019

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
01:17, 07/01/2019

Top 10 Upcoming Cars In Second Half Of 2019 With six months in tow, the auto sector is looking at a brighter 2019 and the plethora of new launches lines are expected to improve the sales momentum. Here's a look at the top cars lined up for......
23:51, 05/27/2019

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2010 was 4.9 million contracts, up seven percent from 4.6 million contracts f......
07:34, 05/03/2019

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Not half bad ** S&P 500 snaps 3-week winning streak, slips 0.3% as all eyes are on G20 Summit. Though index finishes first half up 17.3%, the best start to a year since 1997 ** That said, charts suggest risk the SPX may have a bumpy ride ahead ** And while the DJI may still see another push , the Nasdaq...
03:51, 06/29/2019

Where Mets and Phillies go from here after ugly first half Saturday night’s Phillies-Mets showdown in the NL East (Fox, 7:15 p.m.) gives us a chance to update disappointing campaigns for both teams from a market perspective. Backers of each would be down money this season if they supported their favorites every time out. Entering the series … — Philadelphia...
22:17, 07/06/2019

23 metro areas account for half of US GDP 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2017 GDP for all U.S. metropolitan areas using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.       ...
17:17, 08/09/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
20:51, 06/13/2019

Where to Invest When the Fed Cuts Rates Many believe the Federal Reserve is pivoting from raising interest rates to lowering them once again. Investors say rate cuts will spur spending and potentially prolong the bull market, but that is not a sure thing....
13:17, 07/07/2019

Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. However, a person with larger, deeper, or more numerous vaginal wounds may require medical treatment. Le...
06:34, 05/03/2019

Growth May Be Too Good for Two Fed Cuts The U.S. economy is doing fine and Federal Reserve policy makers are likely to cut rates next week anyway. Unless things take a real turn for the worse, though, a second cut may not be in the offing....
03:51, 07/27/2019

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
09:34, 09/11/2019

Ford: Job cuts had to be slow Executives are adamant that being deliberative about cutting 10 percent of its global white-collar work force was necessary to yield meaningful benefits....
12:00, 05/27/2019

How boxers deal with cuts Doctor Mike Loosemoore explains how to deal with lacerations. Information of interest to Tyson Fury now The post How boxers deal with cuts appeared first on Boxing News....
19:51, 09/16/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
12:17, 05/19/2019

Here are the best Dow stocks to buy on the day Fed cuts rates The Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates this week for the first time since 2008, potentially giving investors the green light to play offense. Here are the stocks that tend to pop on the day the central bank pulls the trigger....
20:51, 07/30/2019

Symrise first-half margin beats expectations German maker of scents and flavours Symrise beat expectations with its first-half core profit margin on Thursday, saying demand remained robust despite a worsening global economic outlook....
08:00, 08/08/2019

Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut second half The National League Central is providing Major League Baseball with a needed dose of pennant fever heading into the second-half. All five teams are separated by 4 1/2 games. The other five divisions have at least a 5 1/2-game gap between first and...       ...
12:17, 07/11/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Clemson claims nearly half of preseason All-ACC team The defending national champion Tigers are expected to be so dominant in the Atlantic Coast Conference that nearly half of the preseason all-conference team is from Clemson, according to voting from 173 media members who were credentialed for last week's media days in Charlotte, N.C....
19:51, 07/23/2019

'The Kitchen' cooks up a half-baked mob drama Despite the talented combination of Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss, "The Kitchen" cooks up a half-baked mob drama. Although there are some solid moments, the resulting concoction is a bit of a mess, the kind that makes one wish these very busy, in-demand performers were a bit m...
01:34, 08/09/2019

APAC first-half lending slowest in seven years HONG KONG, June 28 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, fell to a seven-year low, with only US$198.52bn raised in the first six months of 2019 as the global economy reeled from the effects of the ongoing trade war between the US and China....
12:17, 06/28/2019

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible. Goog...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. And though there’s no denying the importance of add...
03:34, 07/11/2019

Almost half of those arrested in U.S. immigration raid released: ICE In an email Thursday,a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said more than 300 of the 680 people arrested Wednesday have been released from custody....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Michael Conforto 2.35: The starters’ ERA 2.91: The bullpen’s ERA .348: Amed Rosario’s batting average 0...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
20:34, 05/29/2019

More Than Half Of UP Seats May Go To BJP, Predict Exit Polls Exit Poll 2019: The Grand Alliance of Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati may not be able to stop the BJP march through Uttar Pradesh --the state that sends the maximum number of lawmakers to the Lok Sabha,......
18:34, 05/19/2019

How much would the US have to pay for Greenland? One estimate says half a trillion dollars 24/7 Wall Street analyzed the potential price tag on Greenland, which the Trump administration has expressed interest in purchasing.       ...
14:34, 08/20/2019

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve...
06:17, 06/29/2019

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.        ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

The market has been going straight up in 2019 — here's why the second half could be a 'grind' The bull market celebrated its 10-year anniversary with one of its strongest first halves on record, but the second half of 2019 could present some turbulence for the market....
18:34, 07/01/2019

9 Netflix shows to get excited about in the second half of 2019 It’s hard to believe we’re already pretty much at the halfway point of the year, with 2019 having thus far been a jam-packed pop culture year that has so much still to come. Netflix is certainly doing its part to ensure that remains true, having not only kept up its usual brisk cadence o...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Nearly half of Tory members would not want Muslim PM – poll Islamophobia survey finds just 8% believe it is a problem within the Conservative partyTory leadership latest – live updatesNearly half of Conservative party members would prefer not to have a Muslim prime minister, a survey into the scale of Islamophobia in the party has suggested.The poll, carried...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Even Half a World Away, Trump Weighs In on Debates Spoiler alert: The president was not impressed with the Democratic candidates vying to run against him in 2020. “They definitely have plenty of candidates, that’s about it,” he said....
12:51, 06/28/2019

You Can Play The Division 2 for Free This Weekend, Buy at Over Half Off Ubisoft has announced the first free weekend - Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 16 - for Tom Clancy's The Division 2, in addition to massive discounts on the full game across PC, PS4, and Xbox......
13:00, 06/13/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
06:00, 06/01/2019

Atomically thin material could cut need for transistors in half With the development of carbon nanotubes and graphene, scientists were given an entirely new collection of materials to work with: sheets and tubes that could be consistently made with thicknesses roughly those of individual atoms. These materials hold the promise of building electronic devices with...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Kim Jong Un's Slain Half Brother Was a CIA Source Kim Jong Nam, who was killed in Malaysia in February 2017, was a Central Intelligence Agency source who met on several occasions with agency operatives, a person knowledgeable about the matter said....
08:34, 06/11/2019

Nestle posts first-half organic growth of 3.6% Food giant Nestle said strong demand for its products in the United States and Brazil helped the KitKat chocolate bar maker accelerate sales growth during the first six months of 2019....
11:34, 07/26/2019

Ars To-Be-Read: Our most anticipated books for the second half of 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Authors, publishers, and book nerds converge on New York City at the end of May each year for Book Expo America, and this year Ars was there to scope out some stories. The convention showcases books of all kinds—fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, fantasy, historical...
17:00, 06/08/2019

What are Cubs playing for in second half? Joe Maddon's job, for starters Chicago returns from the break atop one of the tightest division races you'll ever see. Where the Cubs finish in that NL Central scramble could determine their skipper's future....
23:34, 07/12/2019

TNT uses UK feed for 1st half of Champions League final NEW YORK (AP) — TNT’s first Champions League final used a commentary team from Britain’s BT Sport during the first half Saturday rather than the international feed scheduled to air. BT Sport’s commentary team of Darren Fletcher, Jermaine Jenas and Steve McManaman referred to upcomi...
00:34, 06/02/2019

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55 percent of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Half of Neanderthal Population Suffered from Surfer’s Ear! A new study suggests that Neanderthals commonly suffered from “swimmer's ear” or “surfer’s ear” - dense bony growths that protrude into the ear canal.  ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
14:51, 05/01/2019

'Fearless' Curry lifts Warriors with 33 in 2nd half After going scoreless in the first half, Stephen Curry exploded for 33 points in the final two quarters, including 23 in the fourth, to carry the Kevin Durant-less Warriors to a Game 6 victory....
11:00, 05/11/2019

More than half of Germans believe democracy in danger — survey A slight majority of Germans believe that democracy is in danger, according to a new YouGov poll. Right-wing extremism is given as the biggest reason for this belief....
01:00, 09/13/2019

Toyota's Half Yearly Sales Down By 10 Per Cent Despite the steep drop in sales in the industry, the company is putting their best efforts to maintain lean inventory and support the dealer partners....
14:17, 07/01/2019

U.N. says almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded in first half of 2019 At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and NATO-led troops, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
09:17, 07/30/2019

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG phones, new Google Pixels, something new by OnePlu...
22:51, 06/06/2019

I'm A Sucker For Half-Broken And Unique Cars! What Should I Buy? Anthony has five kiddos and is looking for a cheap car, that can fit all the kids in a pinch. He doesn’t mind fixing things up and prefers something that is a bit different. What car should he buy?...
23:17, 08/30/2019

Nearly half of Japanese desktop CPU market claimed by AMD It's no secret that AMD has been seeing a pretty substantial surge in popularity over the last couple years since the first generation of Ryzen appeared on the scene. And, as further proof of AMD's popularity, AMD processors now make up nearly half of desktop processor sales in Japan. ...
17:51, 07/29/2019

Fan-Made Half-Life 3 Is Coming Along Nicely Last year, a group of Half-Life fans announced that they were going to be taking former Valve writer Marc Laidlaw’s Episode 3 synopsis and turning it into an actual game. A year later and things are looking good!...
05:17, 06/20/2019

Adam Silver wants half of the new NBA referees to be women WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said two of the past five refs added from the developmental G...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Over half of businesses have suffered a data breach IT professionals are still struggling to secure their organizations according to new research from McAfee which revealed that 61 percent have experienced a data breach at their current employer.The firm's new Grand Theft Data II – The Drivers and Shifting State of Data Breaches report su...
19:34, 04/30/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
01:34, 04/29/2019

WEEKAHEAD-Take Five: Half-time scores on doors AFTER THE HALF-TIME WHISTLE After a remarkable six months, it might be too much to hope that scintillating returns earned by almost every sector - whether stocks or bonds, emerging markets or gold - can be replicated in the second half of the year. It's been a barbell approach - dash for safety alon...
15:00, 06/28/2019

You can get Hulu half off for 6 months right now, thanks to Chrissy Teigen The streaming service market is about to get significantly more crowded when Apple and Disney throw their hats into the ring in November, but the competition is already pretty heated as it stands today. Netflix is still the service to beat, but Hulu has done its best to undercut the home of Stranger...
03:51, 08/29/2019

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won’t continue right off the bat (pun intended), so I...
21:34, 07/11/2019

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a championship....
10:00, 07/12/2019

U.N. Report: Nearly half of North Koreans are undernourished Nearly half of North Koreans don't have enough to eat, a report released by the United Nations said, as the country continues to face a food shortage exacerbated by drought and a poor harvest this year....
10:51, 07/16/2019

Half of young Americans say college is no longer necessary In the spring of her senior year of high school, Malavika Vivek had four choices: Caltech, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon or solutions architect at software company Avasoft Inc. She chose Avasoft. Vivek had been working for the company part-time while at a magnet engineering-focused high school in Edi...
02:00, 08/07/2019

WeWork Weighs Slashing Valuation by More Than Half WeWork’s parent company is considering slashing its valuation roughly in half to around $20 billion amid IPO skepticism, people familiar with the matter said....
18:51, 09/05/2019

This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? “Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In? By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
00:00, 08/25/2019

Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of the draw on Thursday....
07:00, 08/23/2019

Maersk CEO Wants Half Its Earnings to Come From Inland Logistics Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk wants to buy warehouses, container terminals and customs brokerage firms to boost its logistics services capabilities, part of a strategic shift toward a landside business the company hopes will produce half its revenue in two years....
23:00, 06/26/2019