OxyContin maker cuts sales staff, won't hawk drug to docs02/12/2018 04:00The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the company for helping trigger the current drug abuse epidemic."We have restructured and significantly reduced our commercial operation and will no longer be promoting opioids to prescribers", Purdue said in a statement...
Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills02/11/2018 04:00The US administration has sought to maintain pressure on North Korea through sanctions and tough rhetoric from President Donald Trump.The sight of North and South Koreans marching together for the first time in a decade was the culmination of months of work by Seoul.Moon apparently cited the conditions necessary for an inter-Korean summit...
US President and Indian PM discuss Maldivian issue in a phone call02/10/2018 04:00This is the first visit of PM in the state before the election to be conducted on February 18."Throw away manik (Sarkar government) and go for "hira" for prosperity and development in the state in the upcoming election", he urged the gathering at Sipahijala. "We also receive a lot of UAE patients who are treated in many different hospitals in India"...
NZ ahead of the pack in funding revolutionary HIV-prevention drug PrEP02/10/2018 04:00Early Tuesday, Publix replied that it had reconsidered its position and would cover PrEP, saying the company is "committed to the health and well-being of our associates and families".Publix denied coverage of Truvada which has been approved for use as PrEP. "Unfortunately, yes, they confirmed that Publix is absolutely denying PrEP"...
Scientists find a way to block breast cancer spread02/09/2018 04:00The scientists at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute also said that the amino acid "asparagine" is present in beef, eggs, fish, dairy products, poultry, asparagus, nuts, beans, seeds, soy and whole grains.This discovery could lead to new breast cancer treatments that involve suppressing the problem amino acid...