Health Care

Court tosses out $72 million Johnson & Johnson talcum powder verdict

Court tosses out $72 million Johnson & Johnson talcum powder verdict J&J accused the St. Louis courts of being plaintiff-friendly and attempted to get cases brought by out-of-state plaintiffs dismissed. The verdict was overturned because of a recent Supreme Court ruling on where injury lawsuits can be filed. [Full Article...]

The FDA Just Approved Another Promising Immunotherapy for Cancer

The FDA Just Approved Another Promising Immunotherapy for Cancer In some cases the treatments have led to long remissions. The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news , opinion, and analysis. The drug was approved along with a risk evaluation strategy that requires hospitals and clinics that prescribe the drug to be specially certified and trained. [Full Article...]

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, 37, becomes New Zealand Prime Minister

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, 37, becomes New Zealand Prime Minister The small New Zealand party holding the balance of power after inconclusive elections will announce on Thursday which party it will back in government, ending weeks of political limbo that have hurt the currency and business sentiment. Ms Ardern's rise to the prime ministership could prove hard for Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who said she would find it "very difficlt to build trust"... [Full Article...]

Federal court quashes Allergan eye drop patents

Federal court quashes Allergan eye drop patents Judge William Bryson issued the ruling in federal court in Marshall, Texas, in a longstanding dispute between Allergan and generic drug-makers Mylan NV, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Akorn, Inc. Allergan said in September that it had transferred its Restasis patents to the tribe, which agreed to license the patents back to Allergan in exchange for ongoing payments.The company s... [Full Article...]

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): What Does The Future Look Like?

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): What Does The Future Look Like? It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The P/E ratio is 29.91 and market capitalization is 351.51B. After $0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.54% EPS growth. [Full Article...]

More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus

Compared with women, men had a 5.4 percent greater predicted probability of high-risk oral HPV infection. Among males with ≥2 same-sex oral sex partners, high-risk HPV infection prevalence was 22.2%. Roughly one in nine USA men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV ), more than triple the infection rate for women, a new study suggests. [Full Article...]

Port Lincoln supports breast cancer cause

Port Lincoln supports breast cancer cause Jinnah University for Women on Tuesday kicked off breast cancer awareness campaign with a vision to sensitize students and teachers regarding this deadly disease. "I imagine most people understand cancer is a bad thing, but I don't know if people understand how it works", said Mak. They warned me that the lump might be something and I had a feeling that it was too'. [Full Article...]

Haryana folk singer singer Harshita Dahiya shot dead in Panipat

Haryana folk singer singer Harshita Dahiya shot dead in Panipat Dahiya was attacked while she was returning to Delhi with three others from a programme in Chamrara. The singer, who specialised in Haryana folk songs, was returning to Delhi after a show at a village in Panipat . They then asked other two occupants and Dahiya's driver to come out and later shot the singer. 22-years-old Dahiya, a resident of Nahra-Nahri village of Haryana's Sonipat, was livin... [Full Article...]

2nd Ayurveda Day: Modi wants an Ayurveda hospital in every district

2nd Ayurveda Day: Modi wants an Ayurveda hospital in every district However, Mr Modi said that for the last three years his government had been taking steps to reverse the trend. The Institute was expected to bring synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda and modern diagnostic tools and technology. [Full Article...]

14 detained, released for bursting firecrackers near SC

14 detained, released for bursting firecrackers near SC The crackers were reportedly stocked for the objective of selling illegally. The Supreme Court on Friday refused to modify its October 9 order to ban sale of firecrackers in Delhi and NCR this Diwali and expressed anguish that the order was being given a communal twist. [Full Article...]

Over 5 lakh Rohingyas fled from Myanmar since Aug 25

Over 5 lakh Rohingyas fled from Myanmar since Aug 25 A Rohingya refugee carries an boy in an area near no man's land on the Bangladesh side of the border with Myanmar after crossing the Naf River, after being told by border guards they were not allowed to leave the area and reach the refugee camps near Ukhia, on October 17, 2017. [Full Article...]

Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey has bid to enter AFLW draft rejected

Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey has bid to enter AFLW draft rejected But Lee Gaskin, a reporter working for the AFL in Australia, said on Twitter that the game's governing body deemed her " physical disparity is significant and would give unreasonable advantage". "Hannah's passion for football is undeniable, and I want to thank her and her team for their constructive participation in the decision-making process", she said in an AFL media release. [Full Article...]

National Football League owners, players scheduled to meet to discuss anthem protests

National Football League owners, players scheduled to meet to discuss anthem protests Dolphins players Michael Thomas, Kenny Stills and Julius Thomas - who are not standing with teammates during the anthem - attended the meeting, giving the Dolphins the largest representation of any organization. "If the National Football League (as well as all professional sports teams) is to remain a meritocracy, then principled and peaceful protest - which the owners themselves made great theate... [Full Article...]

HTC U11 Plus could be announced on November 2

Reports have suggested that the HTC U11 Plus is going to be unveiled by the company in November. It has big a graphic U alphabet superimposed in the background nearly confirming that HTC will unveil new U series phones and going by the recent spate of leaks online, many are betting high on the U11 Plus series. [Full Article...]

Hospital Denies 2-Year-Old Life-Saving Surgery Because of Dad's Probation Violation

Hospital Denies 2-Year-Old Life-Saving Surgery Because of Dad's Probation Violation However, once he walked out of jail, the hospital changed its plans. Finding a transplant wasn't hard, as A.J's father Anthony Dickerson is a 110% match . "And January 2018 we will think about re-evaluating you basically", said Carmella. Dickerson and his family do not understand how a parole violation should be connected to their son's surgery, especially since Dickerson is healthy a... [Full Article...]

Netflix takes on more debt to fuel subscriber growth

Netflix takes on more debt to fuel subscriber growth Netflix continued added 5.3 million subscribers in the quarter, an increase compared with the 3.6 million the company added during the same quarter past year. And management appears to be trying to ease the financial drain with price increases of $1 and $2 a month for most of its 53 million subscribers in the US before the end of the year. [Full Article...]

President Trump Issues Far-Reaching Changes to the Affordable Care Act

President Trump Issues Far-Reaching Changes to the Affordable Care Act The two insurance companies that sell individual health insurance plans on federal exchanges in Arizona planned for the possibility that President Donald Trump would end payments that help cut costs for lower-income clients. The article above but not its title was released by the California Attorney General . A federal judge has found that Congress never properly approved the payments. [Full Article...]

Massive Flaw in Wi-Fi Security Found

The attack does not work over the internet. WPA2 is the highest level of Wi-Fi security available now and other options, which you might be able to find in your smartphone settings such as WPA1 and WEP, are even less secure. WPA2 - the encryption standard that secures all modern wifi networks - has been cracked. "When the client now receives a retransmitted message 3 of the 4-way handshake... [Full Article...]

Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt to Adopt Little Girl Rescued From Debris

Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt to Adopt Little Girl Rescued From Debris At least seven people have died and a few more are feared trapped after a building collapsed in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru on the morning of Monday, October 16. He added that five of these were residents of the building itself, while one of the deceased was a neighbour. Kalavathi and Ravichandran were in the first floor. [Full Article...]

Trevor Siemian exits with left shoulder injury

Trevor Siemian exits with left shoulder injury The New York Giants will head back East to take on the Seattle Seahawks, as they still are looking for their first win of the season. The Broncos' comeback was through Demaryius Thomas . Last year, he missed five times in 34 tries. "We just went out there and battled and played for each other, " Pugh told NBC after the game. "It shows he's a great coach and that he stands for what the... [Full Article...]


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