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Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes

Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatm...

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes

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Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
12:30, 2019-07-11

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
09:15, 2019-06-08

Reckitt Benckiser to pay record $1.4bn fine over opioid sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drugs business Indivior.The maker of Nurofen and Durex...
10:45, 2019-07-11

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection with the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
13:45, 2019-07-11

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm ...
06:15, 2019-05-22

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
21:15, 2019-06-27

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me."...
17:00, 2019-05-28

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers to minimize the dangers of the drugs....
23:30, 2019-06-20

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday, was reached just as the case was about to go to tr...
20:45, 2019-05-26

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
04:15, 2019-06-29

How NASA Will Prolong the Lives of the Voyager Probes, 11 Billion Miles From Earth Launched 42 years ago, the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes are now exploring the outer realms of our solar system. Sadly, the end of the mission is now firmly in sight, but NASA has a plan to keep the probes operational for as long as possible before their power finally runs out. Read more......
00:15, 2019-07-10

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in its UK and US businesses this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser will invest an additional $200 million between its businesses in the United Kingdom and the United States this year, including a $70 million investment in a Michigan manufacturing facility....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Reckitt picks PepsiCo exec as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Trying to quit your phone addiction? There’s an app for that We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this problem by creating apps that aim to help users discon...
02:15, 2019-06-03

Lily Allen: ‘Sex can still be an addiction’ The musician, 34, on compromising pictures, Piers Morgan, and why she spent time in a psychiatric wardI’m surprised I’m not dead. The music industry was a hedonistic place in the noughties. It was all about having fun and getting fucked up. People who indulge don’t generally come out the other side....
15:45, 2019-06-29

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I would also have no idea how to get anywhere (as I’...
19:15, 2019-06-11

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Frontiers programme to explore the solar system’s bioche...
08:30, 2019-07-07

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to power 16 million homes....
19:15, 2019-07-15

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
00:45, 2019-05-23

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
11:45, 2019-07-05

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedicated to children who are affected by addiction. M...
04:00, 2019-06-09

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
21:01, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Walmart to pay $282M in corruption probes ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Walmart’s multimillion settlement with federal authorities investigating the allegations of the company’s corrupt overseas practices (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Securities and Exchange Commission says it has reached a $144 million settlement with...
22:30, 2019-06-20

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in late May to dissolve the parliament and hold a fre...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
00:15, 2019-06-07

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
09:15, 2019-07-08

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
10:30, 2019-07-12

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s not legalizing drugs. Malaysia harshly penalizes drug possession. Anyone found with 200 grams of can...
06:45, 2019-06-28

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
23:30, 2019-06-28

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was fast, convenient, and affordable. The part I'm mos...
18:45, 2019-06-14

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The charity said very young children – one as young as two ...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s very hard to get off it.”...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Workplace masturbator loses arbitration case after claiming sex addiction An arbitrator found that a Canadian company was right to fire a male employee who masturbated loudly in the workplace bathroom — and who tried save his job by arguing that his sex addiction was a disability, according to reports....
05:30, 2019-05-28

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost Search. Compare options. Click buy. Look out for a package on your doorstep the next day, or even that same day, without ever having to get in your car. The mail truck comes by and drops off your order with a bunch of others, probably on a route she would've been driving anyway, no extra trip needed...
22:45, 2019-07-16

Your Caffeine or Nicotine Addiction Could Make Your Hospital Stay a Whole Lot Worse A coffee or smoking habit can cause a person some serious trouble if they end up in the hospital, preliminary research suggests. Patients in the intensive care unit often suffer withdrawal symptoms from caffeine and nicotine, it found. Worse still, doctors might mistake the cause of those symptoms f...
21:30, 2019-06-03

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
08:15, 2019-06-17

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
16:30, 2019-05-28

Inside the Elementary School Where Drug Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope....
06:15, 2019-06-13

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recognized gaming disorder as part of its 11th edition of ...
15:15, 2019-06-06

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of 37-year-old Austin Eubanks resulted from a heroin ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-28

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames tanning beds. “If I could go back and talk to my 17-year-old self, I would tell (her) that skin cancer is avoidable,” Lisa Pace tells Today...
20:45, 2019-05-24

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior” that “takes precedence over other life in...
18:30, 2019-05-28

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
22:00, 2019-05-26

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are producing......
16:00, 2019-07-13

Netherlands probes 'terrorist motive' in Utrecht shooting The suspect has confessed to opening fire and killing four people on a tram in the Dutch city. Prosecutors have revealed the contents of a letter written by the suspect in which he admits to "doing this for my religion."...
22:45, 2019-07-01

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
22:45, 2019-06-21

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds. Silicon Valley-based Google dodged the threat of a federal inquiry into its Android mobile operati...
10:00, 2019-06-05

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
14:30, 2019-06-18

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is “addictive” but the England defender, who has helped Manchester City claim successive Premier League titles, admitted he is desperate to taste success...
00:30, 2019-06-02

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
11:45, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose militaries are involved in war in neighboring Yemen...
21:15, 2019-07-12

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, a circular from the......
21:45, 2019-06-10

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
23:01, 2019-05-24

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
22:30, 2019-06-12

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by The Associate...
17:15, 2019-07-08

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head....
19:00, 2019-06-03

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
20:00, 2019-07-03

FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
00:15, 2019-06-28

Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, retires amid U.S. probes Glencore's head of oil, Alex Beard, who helped make the firm one of the world's top three oil trading houses, will retire this month, the company said on Monday in yet another management shake-up amid U.S. probes into its activities....
17:15, 2019-06-03

The Morning After: NASA's struggle to keep its Voyager probes working in space Welcome to July 15th! For most of us, the summer has begun, so what better time to offer our new guide to outdoor gear for places that don't have WiFi (gasp!). As we do some preparatory stretches for Prime Day (more on that later), you might have mis......
17:30, 2019-07-15

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism LONDON (AP) — Britain’s human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country’s main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism. The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party “unlawfully discriminated against, harassed ...
17:00, 2019-05-28

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
11:30, 2019-06-13

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
04:15, 2019-06-13

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
21:00, 2019-06-21

John Turturro probes medieval murder mystery in ‘The Name of the Rose’ “The Name of the Rose,” premiering 10 p.m. Thursday on Sundance TV, is a murder mystery set in the middle of the 14th century. That may not seem like the obvious choice for summer entertainment, but series star John Turturro thinks the Umberto Eco tale — a bestselling 1980 novel and 1986 movie...
11:45, 2019-05-22

Overcoming Addiction, Tabloid Fodder and Outgrowing That Pie Scene: What the Cast of American Pie Is Up to 20 Years Later Innocent in every way, like apple pie and Chevrolet... Made for just $10 million, American Pie went on to gross over $235 million and become a billion dollar franchise, continuing with......
19:00, 2019-07-09

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
13:15, 2019-06-30

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:45, 2019-07-01

Mueller's Russia investigation should mark end of 'special' probes, Alan Dershowitz says The conclusion of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation should mark the end of special counsel- or special prosecutor-led probes, Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Thursday....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen....
22:00, 2019-06-28

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the report notes that both the Federal Trade Commissio...
04:30, 2019-06-04

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Italy probes ties between Salvini's Lega party and Russia — reports Prosecutors in Milan were looking into alleged payments from Russia to Matteo Salvini's Lega party, Italian media reported. Salvini has denied taking "a rouble" from Russia and threatened to sue those claiming otherwise....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
13:30, 2019-06-05

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Exclusive: SEC probes Siemens, GE, Philips in alleged China medical equipment scheme The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Siemens AG, Philips NV and General Electric Co for allegedly using local middlemen to negotiate bribes with Chinese government and hospital officials to sell medical equipment, two U.S. sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
14:00, 2019-06-04

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
16:15, 2019-06-11

CBI Probes Military-Grade Anti-Personnel Mines Found In Kerala Last Year The Central Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into five Claymore mines, exclusively used by the Indian Army, that were found under Kerala's Malappuram district in January last......
17:45, 2019-07-06

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Dominican tourism expert warns of 'catastrophe' if authorities stonewall in death probes The picturesque, sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic have become the backdrop for a rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury, all-inclusive hotels....
02:00, 2019-06-20

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
03:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. probes Deutsche Bank's dealings with Malaysia's 1MDB: Wall Street Journal The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank AG violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday....
18:45, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
05:30, 2019-06-18

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
20:15, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
02:30, 2019-06-19

Sober memes are thriving in addiction and sobriety communities despite the popularity of viral drug and alcohol jokes BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Social media is rife with memes about young adult tendencies including over-eating, over-drinking, and obsessing about someone who didn't text back. Online communities of those struggling with addiction and recovery gather stories of progress and triumph on hashtags and ...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Trump slams Dems as ‘Do Nothing Party,’ calls post-Mueller probes a ‘fishing expedition’ President Trump slammed Democrats as the “Do Nothing Party” Thursday morning on the heels of a contentious meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, claiming they're too focused on investigations into his administration to make progress on policy priorities like infrastructure. ...
16:00, 2019-05-23

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
23:45, 2019-06-01

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Ministry....
04:45, 2019-06-13

Baltimore probes ‘repugnant’ anti-Semitic, racist tweets posted on sewer worker’s profile A longtime Baltimore sewer worker is being investigated for “repugnant” social media posts praising Nazis and denigrating blacks, officials said. A review of the account on Tuesday that featured a photograph of Crescenzo A. Gizzi — a wastewater inspector for the city Department of Public...
21:00, 2019-07-10

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
23:45, 2019-06-12

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
12:30, 2019-06-13

Candy Crush Boss talks crunch and mobile game addiction: “We don’t do crunch time” We were invited out to Stockholm to talk to King ahead of its 5000th Candy Crush level celebration. Read on for our interview with the studio co-founder....
18:00, 2019-07-02

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
18:45, 2019-05-26

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
21:15, 2019-06-12

What to know about laser treatment for scars Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations....
22:30, 2019-07-16

What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about guanfacine here....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Causes and treatment of pimples in the armpit The many sweat glands and hair follicles in the armpits make them prone to pimples and other skin issues. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatment of armpit pimples....
02:30, 2019-06-28

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
15:30, 2019-05-21

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
12:30, 2019-06-15

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
15:30, 2019-06-20

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
21:15, 2019-06-07

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to one family of pharmaceuticals. Doctors have been l...
13:15, 2019-06-14

Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Human sex treatment threatens seahorses 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....
09:15, 2019-06-07

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats....
03:15, 2019-05-31

Navy probes claims war college leader kept margarita machine in office, invited students for games of Twister in his office The head of the Navy’s college for future leaders is under investigation—and the charges include keeping a margarita machine in his office, according to a report Friday....
18:00, 2019-06-07

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
11:00, 2019-07-11

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:30, 2019-07-16

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
09:30, 2019-06-06

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
11:00, 2019-07-08

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....
09:00, 2019-06-01

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
05:45, 2019-06-19

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
18:45, 2019-06-06

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
11:45, 2019-05-29

That vanilla smell? It’s the wastewater treatment plant PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The air is a little sweeter now that a Mississippi Gulf Coast community is spraying a vanilla scent to mask the odor of its wastewater treatment plant. More than two dozen machines recently started blowing scented mist into the air 19 hours a day at the Pascagoula-Moss Point...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Keita on treatment table again in Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
17:15, 2019-06-28

Stem cell treatment gaining popularity (WBIR) For her 71st birthday, Nan Scott threw herself a party and got some new knees. “And we all drank a margarita to stem cells,” Scott says. Instead of a traditional knee replacement surgery, she chose to try stem cell injections. “I don’t want to be taking drugs,” S...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Wellcome Trust investing £80m in snakebite treatment Scientists say antivenom exists for only 60% of all the snakes in the worldNew drugs for snakebite are desperately needed, say scientists, to replace the current 100-year-old treatment made by injecting snake’s venom into a horse and harvesting antibodies – which is very expensive, may not work and ...
17:15, 2019-05-21

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment When medical devices are implanted in the body, the immune system often attacks them, producing scar tissue around the device. This buildup of tissue, known as fibrosis, can interfere with the device’s function. MIT researchers have now come up with a novel way to prevent fibrosis from occurring,...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Game of Thrones gets the VR treatment on HTC’s Viveport Infinity HTC and HBO today announced an exclusive “Game of Thrones” VR experience will arrive on Viveport Infinity on May 31. Dubbed Beyond the Wall, the game is a VR-only experience that “transports users to the northern border of The Seven Kingdoms to fight and defend The Wall. Players can test their sword...
21:45, 2019-05-30

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, which could roll or fall off the surface and carry he...
17:45, 2019-05-21

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children, her office said in a statement on Monday....
14:45, 2019-07-08

| Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film Festival....
00:30, 2019-05-23

Discovery could lead to Lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. But the trial set to begin Tuesday in Norman again...
18:45, 2019-05-27

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting opioid addiction, but so far has remained on the sid...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition on ...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
09:30, 2019-07-04

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
01:15, 2019-05-27

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
14:00, 2019-07-08

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general is suing the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit filed Monday accuses Purdue Pharma of falsely promoting the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as among the most widely abused in the United States. St...
21:45, 2019-06-03

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware made Insy...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkillers led to the “worst manmade public health cr...
17:00, 2019-05-28

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,0...
22:00, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
06:00, 2019-06-06

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection between the rate of opioid overdose deaths and a ...
08:30, 2019-06-12

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also minimizing the health risks and downplaying their po...
00:30, 2019-06-01

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
01:30, 2019-07-04

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
09:45, 2019-06-29

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
06:00, 2019-06-07

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
20:30, 2019-06-18

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary, Elaine Chao. “I was complaining to her just last night, 169 projects and Kentucky got only five,” h...
01:00, 2019-06-12

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz will be flown from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston as soon as possible aboard a team jet, a report said Monday. ESPN reporter Enrique Rojas tweeted that the Red Sox plane was about to land on the island in the afternoon and that Ortiz’s do...
20:30, 2019-06-10

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia days after dad finishes treatment A toddler was left fighting for his life after being diagnosed with leukemia just days after his dad finished his treatment for a similar type of blood cancer....
14:45, 2019-06-07

The Fiver | Arsenal’s best defender even when watching from a treatment table Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Arsenal are the legal property of a man who spends his days in front of a gigantic abacus in the USA! USA!! USA!!! showing little interest in how his club is doing on pitches back in the old continent. So there is a certain irony to suggestions that...
17:15, 2019-07-11

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:30, 2019-05-24

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in London? Those questions have anchored hundreds of romantic comedies over the years, but they’re trotted out in a slightly new fashion in 2005’s Imagin...
16:45, 2019-06-07

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
20:15, 2019-06-28

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
04:30, 2019-07-11

Stressed 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington getting treatment "Game of Thrones" actor Kit Harington is undergoing treatment after the end of the HBO television series in which he starred as the heartthrob Jon Snow, his representative said on Tuesday....
02:45, 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
02:45, 2019-06-04

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with hormone therapy fulvestrant for postmenopausal women, as well as men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars, his name was finally cleared. He tells his harrowing story as a new report reveals that doctors from ethnic minorities are twice as likely to face d...
11:15, 2019-07-03

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
20:30, 2019-06-19

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
14:45, 2019-06-14

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
01:45, 2019-06-11

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are of...
21:45, 2019-06-04

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught wi...
17:30, 2019-05-26

More than 20 ambassadors condemn China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang UN ambassadors from 22 states join together in rare show of unity to write letter calling on Beijing to allow freedom of movement for Muslim minorityMore than 20 countries have written to top United Nations human rights officials condemning China’s treatment of Uighur and other minorities in the wes...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
05:30, 2019-05-22

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
16:30, 2019-05-21

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
21:45, 2019-06-11

Kit Harington Spotted in Connecticut After Checking Into Treatment Center There's nothing better for your health than a bit of fresh air. Kit Harington must be a follower of that principle because he was seen taking a stroll through a small town in......
16:30, 2019-05-31

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:15, 2019-07-11

'Apple Watch or it doesn't count': How tech addiction might be ruining your workout Sure, your Fitbit or Apple Watch motivates you to get moving. Experts say taking your phone with you to the gym may actually be harming your workout.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
22:30, 2019-06-13

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
18:01, 2019-05-29

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
23:30, 2019-06-10

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies and emphasize treatment....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
18:30, 2019-05-29

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:15, 2019-07-15

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to d...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Cleveland is...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:30, 2019-06-10

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
02:15, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
23:15, 2019-05-26

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same kind of addiction and overdose crisis that has pla...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal charges over sales of its opioid drug Subsys....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:30, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
20:30, 2019-05-26

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
19:30, 2019-06-20

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
05:45, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Big drug distributor pays $22 mln to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:00, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine's attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis worsened....
23:00, 2019-06-03

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:45, 2019-07-15

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
17:30, 2019-05-24

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
20:00, 2019-05-28

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
23:30, 2019-06-03

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-10

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to MS treatment sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of its gel used to treat multiple sclerosis symptoms following changes to Medicaid rebate calculations, sending shares plunging as much as 34% on Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advanced ovarian cancer by the European Commission, following a panel's consent in April....
09:15, 2019-06-18

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
15:15, 2019-05-21

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021...
17:30, 2019-07-11

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
03:30, 2019-06-29

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment; Not London, Says Court Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
10:30, 2019-06-03

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Mehul Choksi Says He Left India For Medical Check-Up, Treatment Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday told the Bombay High Court that he left India for medical check-up and not to avoid prosecution in......
19:30, 2019-06-17

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps Researchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The study found the “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if they said they were insured through Medicaid. Scien...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racial disparities in patient access....
19:30, 2019-06-02

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found....
22:15, 2019-07-02

New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn’t have children. But, they weren’t telling her the whole story. M (who wishes not to be identified) is intersex, and only found out when she was 22-years-old, happening upon...
19:30, 2019-06-19

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
16:15, 2019-06-10

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
17:00, 2019-06-13

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
02:01, 2019-07-10

"No 5-Star Treatment, Can Sleep On Road": HD Kumaraswamy On Village Visit Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who kick-started his village stay campaign ''Grama Vastavya 2.0'' from Gurmitkal in Yadgir district on Friday, denied reports of him getting a "5-star......
07:30, 2019-06-22

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
17:45, 2019-06-09

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults with a type of blood cancer....
16:15, 2019-06-21

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming each other for its shortfalls, while inflicting a...
08:30, 2019-06-12

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
14:30, 2019-06-10

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....
01:15, 2019-05-25

Frenchman at the heart of France's right-to-die debate dies after treatment pulled A quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade and became the symbol for the right-to-die debate in France has died, his family announced....
23:45, 2019-07-11

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
09:15, 2019-06-12

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
03:00, 2019-05-29

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, 89-85, Fisher penned a scathing post on Instagram in regards to the treatment of WNBA players, sharing a photograph of his team at a transportat...
20:30, 2019-06-10

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
05:15, 2019-07-03

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for CTE and ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are considering a class action lawsuit against the code over the game’s historic treatment of concussions.Two Sydney law firms – Bannister Law and Cahill Law...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
13:15, 2019-06-05

Kit Harington Returns Home to London Following Stay at Treatment Center Kit Harington is back to living life as usual in London. The Game of Thrones star was spotted in the English city on Monday, where he looks healthier than ever. He braved the summer heat......
00:00, 2019-06-20

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of cataracts, has died. She was 76. Bath died on May 30 from complications of cancer at a University of ...
20:45, 2019-06-05

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
11:45, 2019-06-07

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
20:45, 2019-05-22

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a document published on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
21:15, 2019-06-27

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
18:15, 2019-06-06

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to curb the opioid epidemic....
10:15, 2019-06-11

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
16:45, 2019-06-13

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
00:30, 2019-06-06

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
19:15, 2019-06-07

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unlawful bribery scheme....
02:45, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
19:30, 2019-05-28

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
02:30, 2019-05-23

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
21:30, 2019-07-12

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
17:30, 2019-07-15

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
00:45, 2019-05-29

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
23:30, 2019-05-26

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade....
23:45, 2019-05-28

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
11:15, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 4-Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
03:45, 2019-05-24

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
04:30, 2019-05-24

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organization in order to boost painkiller sales across the ...
16:15, 2019-05-22

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:15, 2019-07-02

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
23:45, 2019-05-29

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the hospital’s prison ward were moved to the spra...
01:30, 2019-05-24

Judge orders U.S. into mediation on border patrol treatment of migrant children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
05:30, 2019-05-25

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
13:30, 2019-06-04

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
23:30, 2019-06-11

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
18:45, 2019-06-28

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
19:15, 2019-07-10

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the heist at a bank near Seoul late last month, but later told police that he only wanted to receive......
13:45, 2019-07-08

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
02:30, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
00:15, 2019-07-04

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Queen Elizabeth II Gives Donald Trump the Royal Treatment During U.K. State Visit Donald Trump traveled across the pond on Monday for his state visit to the U.K and meeting with Queen Elizabeth. The president and first lady Melania Trump flew to London Stansted......
20:30, 2019-06-03

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning......
20:15, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advanced ovarian cancer by the European Commission, following a panel's consent in April....
11:00, 2019-06-18

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling the treatment, which combines hormone therapy and a daily dose of the pill ribociclib, a breakthrough....
22:15, 2019-06-02

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
00:45, 2019-06-04

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took part in the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox. The couple left month-old son Archie home as Meghan made one ...
01:30, 2019-06-30

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Promising treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome fails large trial Rituximab has been found to be worse than a placebo at alleviating the symptoms of CFS or ME, suggesting that antibodies aren’t to blame for the condition...
16:30, 2019-05-21

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
18:30, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
23:45, 2019-06-05

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick patients, prosecutors said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-06-05

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
21:15, 2019-06-10

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
02:15, 2019-06-12

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
06:15, 2019-07-16

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP program in Jamaica. A spokesman for OASAS —...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma used front organizations and sponsore...
00:15, 2019-05-24

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governor is waging a war against the drug industry. A grassroots effort has also sprung up to curb drug abuse....
15:30, 2019-07-10

Drew Barrymore Reveals the Treatment That Was a Total ''Game-Changer'' For Losing Weight When it comes to losing weight, Drew Barrymore isn't afraid to admit she's struggled with it. We feel you, girl! Chatting with E! News about her new partnership with Emsculpt, the......
16:00, 2019-06-06

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more associated with a police state than with a liberal de...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Array BioPharma's colorectal cancer combo treatment meets main goals Array BioPharma Inc's cocktail of three therapies helped patients with a type of colorectal cancer live longer than those on standard treatment, according to interim results of a late-stage study on Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
13:15, 2019-06-12

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
23:45, 2019-07-10

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
18:15, 2019-05-26

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday....
12:45, 2019-05-22

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
02:45, 2019-05-30

New breast cancer treatment offers hope of longer life to younger women Combining ribociclib with hormone therapy found to cut risk of death by up to a thirdYounger women with breast cancer have been given the hope of living longer after what is described as “one of the greatest advances in breast cancer research in recent decades”.Adding ribociclib, a targeted drug tha...
19:15, 2019-06-01

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic debilitating pain....
20:30, 2019-06-03

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, forcing the prescription painkiller manufacturer to...
02:30, 2019-05-24

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a masterclass in beta-male misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feministIf someone had said the word “Moby” a week ago, chances are the first thing you’d have thought is “Dick.” That probably hasn’t changed – but now you’d likely be referring to the 90s musician rather than the 19th century whale. O...
16:15, 2019-05-24

Rose Leslie Is All Smiles at Music Festival Amid Husband Kit Harington's Treatment Stay Rose Leslie appears to be in good spirits amid husband Kit Harington's stay at a wellness retreat. In late May, the Game of Thrones star's rep confirmed to E! News that the......
20:30, 2019-06-03

Ainsley Earhardt and guest take on media's treatment of Sarah Sanders: 'Her kids read these headlines' As media figures celebrate White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders' departure, "Fox & Friends" host Ainsley Earhardt and guest Heather Higgins debate the treatment of conservative women in the media as opposed to liberal ones....
20:45, 2019-06-14

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
15:45, 2019-05-21

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:30, 2019-07-02

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model 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....
16:45, 2019-05-21

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for treatment, authorities said....
22:15, 2019-06-27

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
16:15, 2019-05-28

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......
14:00, 2019-05-28

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement on Wednesday....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made a "scapegoat" and blasting the state's effort as a "slew of illogical, legally defective theories far outside the bounds of Oklahoma precedent."...
18:15, 2019-07-07

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
16:15, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
18:15, 2019-05-28

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
19:00, 2019-05-28

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Two brothers, hockey players, died on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
17:15, 2019-05-28

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
15:30, 2019-05-28

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in a landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — which has been accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will testify as part of the state of Oklahoma’s lawsui...
16:15, 2019-05-29

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's no longer economically competitive in California's...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Jeffrey Epstein 'sweetheart' plea deal broker faces calls to quit over lenient treatment of sex offender billionaire A senior Trump administration official is facing demands to step down over a plea deal struck with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who has been charged with operating a trafficking ring involving girls as young as 14....
15:00, 2019-07-09

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for the future of philanthropy....
12:00, 2019-07-12

Slack Listing Likely to Value It at Up to $17 Billion Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to people familiar with the matter....
13:30, 2019-06-13

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies....
03:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
04:15, 2019-06-07

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
08:30, 2019-05-31

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild cards, and what it means for customers....
18:45, 2019-06-10

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
20:30, 2019-07-09

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
18:30, 2019-06-19

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
17:45, 2019-05-21

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “The Hunger Games” made it abundantly clear this week that they don’t see CBS writing a $5 billion-plus check to Lionsgate to acquire Starz, the station ...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Cisco to Buy Acacia Communications for About $2.6 Billion Cisco Systems is buying Acacia Communicationsm a maker of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies, for about $2.6 billion, or $70 a share, looking to meet rising demands on performance of networking gear....
18:00, 2019-07-09

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
19:15, 2019-06-13

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
01:45, 2019-06-11

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, since its launch less than 10 months ago....
02:30, 2019-05-22

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
13:15, 2019-06-14

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming Inc for about $6.4 billion in cash....
02:30, 2019-07-02

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
22:45, 2019-07-12

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
22:15, 2019-07-02

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion in 2019 The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the Fourth of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-03

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Bulgaria sees F-16 jet deal with U.S. at $1.2 billion NATO member Bulgaria expects the United States to offer to sell it eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a discounted price of $1.2 billion, the defence ministry said on Tuesday....
17:30, 2019-06-04

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
21:45, 2019-05-23

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $17.5 billion. That is up from March’s $11 billion advance and marks t...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Raytheon Is the $50 Billion Finishing Touch For United Technologies, a merger with the defense giant will replenish revenue it’s losing in a breakup and mark the capstone of a dramatic makeover....
23:45, 2019-06-09

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United States cut all funding for the $1.2 billion program to help some 5 million Palestinians...
05:00, 2019-06-22

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
02:30, 2019-07-06

Huawei says U.S. ban will cost it $30 billion in sales The Trump administration last month barred companies from selling U.S. technology to Huawei amid fears that the company could tap into and monitor sensitive U.S. communications through its network technology....
16:45, 2019-06-17

StockX Is Latest $1 Billion Unicorn StockX, an online marketplace that lets individuals trade sneakers like stocks, closed a round of venture funding that valued the startup at more than $1 billion, riding the sneaker-reselling craze fueled by teens....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
13:15, 2019-06-18

France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion French software company Dassault Systems says it will buy U.S.-based Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Dassault said Wednesday that it was offering of $92.25 for each share of Medidata, slightly less than its $94.75 closing price on Tuesday. Medidata shares dipped about 4% in premarket tr...
13:00, 2019-06-12

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
05:30, 2019-07-06

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
04:00, 2019-07-02

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA suggest that fungi may have originated far earlier t...
00:45, 2019-05-23

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
23:45, 2019-07-03

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in a dozen cities with the aim of eventually creatin...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
19:15, 2019-05-23

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
02:15, 2019-05-29

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:45, 2019-06-19

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd's account to the country's central bank....
21:30, 2019-07-06

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or identified a penny."...
17:30, 2019-07-06

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
04:30, 2019-06-28

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
03:45, 2019-06-19

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain divinity -- both an unrivaled privilege and the not insubstantial pressure of carrying the weight of a nation's expectations on your shoulders....
13:30, 2019-05-22

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
04:00, 2019-06-17

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
12:45, 2019-06-06

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to President Donald Trump for his expected signature. The...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 Billion Deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the US maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt....
17:45, 2019-06-03

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production areas in Texas, including in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford shale production areas....
19:45, 2019-07-15

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
14:30, 2019-06-18

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
02:30, 2019-05-22

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
05:15, 2019-06-13

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for their 5G networks in a Federal Communications Commission auction that sold airwave licenses covering the whole US. Verizon committed to spend $506 million...
01:00, 2019-06-06

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
13:45, 2019-05-29

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
01:30, 2019-07-13

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
18:45, 2019-06-27

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the finance ministry said Thursday....
22:00, 2019-06-20

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
22:30, 2019-05-23

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
14:38, 2019-05-21

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
19:45, 2019-06-14

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from the export of gas from its offshore ‘Aphrodite’ field. Georgios Lakkotrypis said Wednesday that a renegotiated contract with the consortiu...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....
19:30, 2019-06-10

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company will take......
21:45, 2019-06-17