newszine

Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene’s psoriasis drug

4 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene’s psoriasis drug
(Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp’s psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal. FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage, near Read More

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water

3 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water
GENEVA (Reuters) – The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message. Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine speaks with Reuters in Geneva, Switzerland, June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Read More

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries

4 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted. FILE PHOTO: Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., speaks Read More

‘Climate emergency’ on Monday, pipeline expansion on Tuesday: Trudeau the fraud strikes again

5 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on ‘Climate emergency’ on Monday, pipeline expansion on Tuesday: Trudeau the fraud strikes again
Justin Trudeau’s faux concern for the environment was always hypocritical and duplicitous — but there’s something especially slimy about declaring a climate emergency on Monday and approving an oil pipeline expansion on Tuesday. Canada’s parliament voted on Monday night to declare a national climate emergency, calling climate change a “real and urgent crisis, driven by Read More

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients’ lives in danger: report

5 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients’ lives in danger: report
Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak– when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a scenario that officials at Tufts Medical Center, located in Boston, as well as other health care facilities, are likely Read More

‘No longer US prisoner’: Canada green-lights pipeline expansion despite environmental concerns

6 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on ‘No longer US prisoner’: Canada green-lights pipeline expansion despite environmental concerns
Ottawa has OKed the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, bogged down by delays due to concerns over oil spills in coastal waters and opposition from indigenous people living in its path. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who’s been trying to carve out an image of himself as a champion of environmental protection, reasoned that the pipeline Read More

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict

6 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict
(Reuters) – Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple’s cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence. Monsanto Co’s Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Read More

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma
(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and build up its pipeline of oncology drugs. FILE PHOTO: The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., Read More

Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher
(Reuters) – Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year. The U.S. central bank is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at its two-day policy meeting starting Tuesday, Read More

Wall St. holds on to gains; Fed policy meeting eyed

1 week ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Wall St. holds on to gains; Fed policy meeting eyed
(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More