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World most expensive $2.1m drug 'Novartis' approved by FDA

World most expensive $2.1m drug 'Novartis' approved by FDA

The drug made $1.7 billion for Biogen previous year and is its most important growth product after setbacks in its Alzheimer's disease pipeline. Novartis' long-awaited treatment for spinal muscula...

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Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case

Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case

The probe agency has sought quashing of a local court's April 1 order granting anticipatory bail to Mr. Vadra contending that, "In all likelihood, the respondent (Mr. "If he is granted blanket protect...

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Fatal-Four Way Set To Determine Seth Rollins Opponent At Super ShowDown

Fatal-Four Way Set To Determine Seth Rollins Opponent At Super ShowDown

Last week's segment saw Styles slap Corbin to begin a new feud, but Styles did not fight back. Tonight on Raw from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match will ...

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FDA okays $2M medicine, most expensive ever

FDA okays $2M medicine, most expensive ever

The FDA on Friday approved a one-time gene therapy that treats a rare genetic disease - for a record-breaking sticker price of $2.1 million. Ahead of the approval, there were reports that the th...

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This Texas congressman just delayed disaster aid for Florida

This Texas congressman just delayed disaster aid for Florida

Since House and Senate lawmakers have already left town for their Memorial Day recess, the objection causes a 10-day holdup in delivering aid that has already been delayed for five months amid cross...

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Trump Admin. Rule Change Would Roll Back ACA Protections For Transgender People

Trump Admin. Rule Change Would Roll Back ACA Protections For Transgender People

The proposed regulation , announced Friday, scraps ObamaCare's definition of "sex discrimination" to remove protections for gender identity. LGBT groups have long warned such a move could lead to d...

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Cancer Deaths Down, But Fatal Heart Disease Cases On The Rise — CDC

Both women and men had similar patterns of decline in cancer deaths and recent rises in heart disease deaths. They found that cancer deaths dropped 19% within those years, and that the deaths due to h...

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Here's How Many US Cancer Cases Are Tied to Unhealthy Diets

Here's How Many US Cancer Cases Are Tied to Unhealthy Diets

Researchers took the data and estimated how many cancer cases could be linked to bad diets and then determined how much the diet played a role in the United States' overall cancer problem by using s...

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Malaria-free: Argentina and Algeria certified by WHO

Malaria-free: Argentina and Algeria certified by WHO

Malaria remains one of the world's killer diseases, with an estimated 219 million cases and over 400,000 malaria-related deaths as of 2017. 360,000 children are expected to take the injectable vacc...

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Doug Ford and Blaine Higgs to discuss carbon tax during Toronto meeting

Doug Ford and Blaine Higgs to discuss carbon tax during Toronto meeting

The signatories include former Liberal ministers Deb Matthews, George Smitherman, Helena Jaczek, Dr. Eric Hoskins, David Caplan, and Elinor Caplan; former NDP ministers Ruth Grier, Frances Lankin, and...

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Latest Pharmacy News: Rising mumps and measles cases prompt vaccination call

Latest Pharmacy News: Rising mumps and measles cases prompt vaccination call

This figure is slightly lower compared to the same quarter a year ago. State epidemiologist Ben Chan says the child had an unusually strong reaction to the measles or MMR vaccine which exposes the b...

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New initiative could lead to change in National Football League marijuana policy

New initiative could lead to change in National Football League marijuana policy

Because the current labor deal gives the NFL the right to test players for marijuana and the power to discipline those who test positive or otherwise violate the substance-abuse policy, the league has...

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CBD Oil Shows Potential to Treat Opioid Addiction

CBD Oil Shows Potential to Treat Opioid Addiction

In addition, CBD reduced the drug cue-induced physiological measures of heart rate and salivary cortisol levels. But because these treatments carry a stigma, have their own addiction risk and are ti...

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41 new measles cases in USA, 880 total — CDC

41 new measles cases in USA, 880 total — CDC

There were 71 new cases the week before that. Health officials blame the recent surge of cases - after saying in 2000 that the disease had been eliminated from the USA - to an increasing number of ...

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Overeating, weight gain more likely when consumers eat heavily processed foods

Overeating, weight gain more likely when consumers eat heavily processed foods

The study took two groups of people and set them up to eat ultra-processed and healthy alternatives. However, the volunteers alleged that both meals were equally tasty. "When this happens, you might...

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Surge in USA measles cases leads to extraordinary measures

Surge in USA measles cases leads to extraordinary measures

Twenty-two states have reported cases, but the vast majority have been in New York - mainly in New York City and in nearby Rockland County. The infection is highly contagious and can be especially...

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Highlands Hospitals earn A’s on patient safety

Highlands Hospitals earn A’s on patient safety

Last year, the medical center received B's in both of its bi-annual grading evaluations by Leapfrog; it had A's in 2017, and B's in 2016. Additionally, the network has more than 500 patient care ...

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Update On WWE Legend Ric Flair’s Health After Being Hospitalized

Update On WWE Legend Ric Flair’s Health After Being Hospitalized

It's not clear if Flair will remain under the care of doctors until then. Ric Flair will undergo surgery for undisclosed "complications" this Monday after plans for a Saturday session were put on ...

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Reduce Dementia Risk By Following This Routine, Says WHO

Reduce Dementia Risk By Following This Routine, Says WHO

The disease causes disability and places a costly heath care burden on countries - by 2030, dementia cost are expected to reach $2 billion each year. But they take a firm stance against vitamin B or...

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Flags fly at half-staff Wednesday to honor fallen law enforcement officers

Flags fly at half-staff Wednesday to honor fallen law enforcement officers

You can read the president's proclamation here. Flags will be flown at half-staff at all public buildings, grounds, and facilities in Iowa. Governors are directing government agencies to fly the...

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Two coffees a day could help you live longer, research suggests

Two coffees a day could help you live longer, research suggests

These findings held true regardless of the participants' ages, sex, smoking status, weight, or the amount of caffeine in the coffee they drank. They compared consumption of four cups of coffee per d...

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New Acas advice on creating a positive mental health environment at work

New Acas advice on creating a positive mental health environment at work

The survey of 4,505 adults also found that about a third of United Kingdom adults have felt anxious or depressed because of concerns about their body image. "This social harm has been allowed to d...

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Iowa Officials Confirm Cases of Dog Disease That Can Infect Humans

Iowa Officials Confirm Cases of Dog Disease That Can Infect Humans

Several dogs from a small-dog breeding facility in Iowa have been confirmed to have a disease that can be passed to people, according to state veterinarian Dr. "Other signs can include inflammation ...

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Focus On Mental Health Awareness

Focus On Mental Health Awareness

Some researchers suggest that part of this rise is attributed to improved screening and diagnosis; however, this can not completely account for the fact that one in three young adults is reporting men...

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Oahu named among US counties at ‘high risk’ of measles outbreak

Oahu named among US counties at ‘high risk’ of measles outbreak

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and UT Austin ranked Travis County 22nd on the list , citing its high rates of nonmedical childhood vaccination exemptions and its high volume of worldwide...

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