Medicine


Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Starting a New Era of Biosimilars Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Starting a New Era of Biosimilars
- September 27, 2016

A biosimilar is a biological product that is approved based on a showing that it is highly similar to an already-approved biological product and has no clinically meaningful differences in terms of safety, purity and potency (i.e., safety and effectiveness) from the reference product, in addition to meeting other criteria specified by law. (more...)
Study confirms Zika causes brain birth defects, questions remain Study confirms Zika causes brain birth defects, questions remain
- September 27, 2016

With travel warning into Singapore, should Indonesians worry about the Zika virus? In the editorial, infectious disease researchers Patricia Brasil of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Rio de Janeiro and Dr. Before 2007, at least 14 cases of Zika had been documented, although other cases were likely to have occurred and were not reported. Health officials are touring the provinces in a fleet of vehicles plastered with warnings and mounted with loudspeakers to raise awareness about the Zika ... (more...)
Brazilian lawmakers to decide future of impeachment plotter
- September 25, 2016

Cunha has been charged by the Supreme Court for allegedly taking a US$5-million bribe on a drill ship contract for Petrobras and for his possession of the undeclared Swiss bank accounts. Now the corruption allegations against him will be investigated by a lower court judge seen as harsher than the top court, which was dealing with the cases until now. (more...)
Toby Roland-Jones' hat-trick seals County Championship title for Middlesex Toby Roland-Jones' hat-trick seals County Championship title for Middlesex
- September 25, 2016

Steven Patterson was bowled by Finn as Yorkshire's second innings disintegrated in the face of some superb pace bowling, leaving Roland-Jones to finish the job, sparking wild celebrations on the pitch and in the stands. Middlesex's 359 for six left the visitors a six-an-over run chase - and although Bresnan (55) augmented his own first-innings hundred, it proved too much. (more...)
Browns cornerback Joe Haden questionable for Sunday's game Browns cornerback Joe Haden questionable for Sunday's game
- September 24, 2016

Five Browns starters already have been ruled out for Sunday's game in Miami. Some weeks are better than others to have to make adjustments to your offensive line . -Browns NT Danny Shelton vs. Dolphins C Anthony Steen: Dolphins Pro Bowl C Mike Pouncey is battling a hip fracture. The latest on first-round wideout Corey Coleman , who introduced himself to the league in grand fashion with a two-touchdown showing last Sunday, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured hand. (more...)
What is chromium-6 and how did it infiltrate America's drinking water? What is chromium-6 and how did it infiltrate America's drinking water?
- September 22, 2016

Chromium-6 concentrations as high as 25.59 parts per billion were found throughout the country. The levels were also below the most stringent threshold of 10 parts per billion - the equivalent of 10 drops of water in an Olympic-sized pool - set by California. (more...)
George Clooney says Brad and Angelina divorce is 'a sad story'
- September 22, 2016

She said 'I'm dedicating this show tonight to the them. According to reports , Angelina has filed the divorce from Brad Pitt due to irreconcilable differences. News of the divorce broke on Tuesday (20 August) evening, when Angelina's lawyers confirmed that she had filed papers at an LA courthouse. Watch some of their most memorable interviews below. (more...)
Moderate beer consumption positively affects personality, study finds Moderate beer consumption positively affects personality, study finds
- September 21, 2016

For the study , the researchers recruited 60 healthy individuals aged 18 to 50 years. The upshot: The researchers found that people were more eager to socialize after a drink or two. Though he was not involved in the study, van den Brink offered several theories for differences between men and women. Medical Daily points out that drinking beer did not increase or decrease oxytocin levels in the body. (more...)
Obama calls on nations to 'do more' to help refugees
- September 21, 2016

Extremists push people into camps of "us" and 'them, ' " Ban said. "If we don't act boldly, the bill that could come due will be mass migrations and cities submerged and nations displaced and food supplies decimated and conflicted born of despair", he said. (more...)
Russian Federation says truck with mortar gun accompanied aid convoy in Syria - agencies
- September 21, 2016

Volunteers were still dousing the fires from an overnight attack on an aid convoy that killed 20 civilians as the United Nations announced Tuesday it was suspending overland aid deliveries in Syria, jeopardizing food and medical security for millions of besieged and hard-to-reach civilians. (more...)
Koeman behind wonderful start: Coleman Koeman behind wonderful start: Coleman
- September 21, 2016

His role, along with the role of Gueye and Barkley, changed slightly this week after Barkley's struggles last week, and Koeman's central-midfield tweak made a big difference for his side. The Toffees made a strong start to the second half and Ross Barkley almost netted a fourth goal with a powerful, low strike from a narrow angle, but Valdes did well to deny the attacking midfielder and hold the ball. (more...)
Swiggy raises almost Rs 100 crore from Bessemer Venture Partners Swiggy raises almost Rs 100 crore from Bessemer Venture Partners
- September 21, 2016

Swiggy will utilize the new funds to consolidate its position in the next phase of growth, enhance customer experience, upgrade technology, improved delivery efficiency, increase head count and expands its portfolio of restaurants. Swiggy said that some existing investors also took part in the round without mentioning anyone. Swiggy's full stack approach coupled with great execution has resulted in unparalleled customer experience, retention and business economics. (more...)
Donald Trump Releases Medical Evaluation Report Donald Trump Releases Medical Evaluation Report
- September 20, 2016

Trump released a summary of his most recent physical with his doctor, showing him in good health, though overweight. "If they were bad, I would say, 'let's sort of skip this, right?'" Trump said. Once again, Trump hijacked the narrative for a day, in which the " whiplash-inducing " run-up to and airing of a relatively substantive-less interview dominated 24 hours of news coverage. (more...)
'Bridget Jones's Baby' celebrates the klutzy over-40 film heroine
- September 18, 2016

A week later, Bridget is at a christening when she runs into her old flame Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), who's as handsome - and taciturn - as ever. Her European mom and dad will want to put Zellweger's comeback film, " Bridget Jones's Baby ", on loop. (more...)
Trump stands up for backers even as rally scuffle breaks out
- September 18, 2016

What political news is the world searching for on Google and talking about on Twitter? We need strong border & WALL! One of his signature proposals is building a border wall on the U.S. The letter detailed her pneumonia diagnosis and declared her fit for the presidency. "We reject your risky policies, we reject your hateful campaign, and most especially we reject you and will elect Hillary Clinton the next president of the United States". (more...)
Donald Trump's campaign insists he's not a birther anymore
- September 18, 2016

Trump said: "I would say it should not be prescription". He takes a statin, a cholesterol-lowering drug, and low-dose aspirin. Mr Trump taped an appearance on The Dr Oz Show this week, during which he presented the celebrity doctor with two medical reports: one from his longtime personal physician Dr Harold Bornstein and one from Lenox Hill Hospital in NY. (more...)
Zika Zone Expanded in Miami Beach Zika Zone Expanded in Miami Beach
- September 18, 2016

Zika infection during pregnancy can lead to serious birth defects, and the virus has also been linked to an increase in cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome. The Department of Health has identified two males and three females in the expanded area who all experienced symptoms within one month of each other. (more...)
Ko makes patient start to final major of the year
- September 17, 2016

She shot the lowest round in major history with a 61 during the first round here two years ago.Minjee Lee trod water on the opening day with four birdies against as many bogeys while former victor Karrie Webb struggled to a 1-over 72.Americans Lexi Thompson, last year's runner-up, two-time major victor Stacy Lewis are also in action. (more...)
Shailene Woodley Reveals How Hillary Clinton Can Attract Bernie Sanders Supporters
- September 17, 2016

Such poor numbers threaten her chances in key swing states. Warren, a MA senator mentioned as a potential Clinton running mate, is at Ohio State Saturday, then joining senatorial candidate Ted Strickland in Cleveland Sunday morning. It's something Al Gore could attest to. But many Millennials still plan not to support Clinton , often because they don't trust her, veteran Democratic strategist Tad Devine told Bloomberg. (more...)
West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Berlin and City of Waukesha West Nile Virus Confirmed in New Berlin and City of Waukesha
- September 16, 2016

But those over 50 are at higher risk of falling seriously ill. "Those that are infected with serious disease, recovery takes several weeks or months and some of the neurological effects can be permanent". Dallas has not received aerial spraying since 2012, when an unprecedented West Nile outbreak infected more than 1,000 and killed 36 in North Texas. If people remove stagnant water from their property and irrigators properly manage their water, fewer Culex will be produced. (more...)
Execs: Bayer-Monsanto deal would benefit farmers Execs: Bayer-Monsanto deal would benefit farmers
- September 16, 2016

Should the deal be approved by regulators, it would be the largest merger of the year. That's because Bayer will vault to the No. 1 spot in seeds, something it couldn't hope to do in the health-care industry with a deal the same size, said Joachim Kregel, who represents independent investors at the German shareholders association SdK. (more...)
German giant Bayer buys Monsanto for $66 billion
- September 16, 2016

Bayer initially offered $122 per share, only to be rebuffed by Monsanto management, and then $125 per share before reaching the deal announced Wednesday. Monsanto will be acquired by German pharmaceutical company Bayer for $66 billion, including debt, the companies announced Wednesday. Some Bayer investors in recent months raised concerns about what they saw as an abrupt shift in strategy under a new CEO- Mr. (more...)
Ohio boy seen in car with passed-out adults gets new home Ohio boy seen in car with passed-out adults gets new home
- September 16, 2016

Acord was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering children, and slowing or stopping in a roadway. An Ohio city posted an uncensored version of this photo to Facebook to "show the other side of this awful drug". In the back of the vehicle, a 4-year-old boy sat restrained in a auto seat. But, Brian Allen, director of public services and safety in East Liverpool and original uploader of the photo, says that he has no regrets. (more...)
Bill Clinton Says Hillary Has the Flu, Campaign Says He Misspoke Bill Clinton Says Hillary Has the Flu, Campaign Says He Misspoke
- September 15, 2016

On Monday, NPR commentator Cokie Roberts, a paragon of beltway respectability, said that Democrats were "nervously beginning to whisper about having her step aside and finding another candidate"; she didn't cite a single source for this claim. (more...)
NY woman dies of rare brain infection after swimming in Maryland NY woman dies of rare brain infection after swimming in Maryland
- September 14, 2016

Carol Smith told The Daily Freeman . Stoutenburgh's father, Donald, said the amoeba must have entered his daughter's system via her sinuses after she jumped off a bridge and into a warm body of water on August 20. Though N. fowleri is content to live its life in especially warm soil or water as a bacteria-eating protozoan, the chance encounters it has with people are invariably disastrous. (more...)