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Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel

A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel

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Pregnant mother tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel A New York state mom was separated from her newborn baby — because, just like in the classic “Seinfeld” episode, she failed a drug test after eating a baked good with poppy seeds, she said in a new interview. Elizabeth Dominguez, 29, inno...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Woman claims she was separated from newborn after testing positive for opiates because of poppy-seed bagel Less than 24 hours after a mother in New York gave birth, her baby was taken from her after she tested positive for opiates — despite claiming she did not taking any drugs....
14:48, 05/14/2019

U.K. shrimp test positive for cocaine A surprising finding from the U.K. today: CNN reports that “researchers in the U.K. have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp.” In a press release, one of the researchers, Dr. Leon Barron, adm...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Pakistan doctor held after more than 400 children test positive for HIV Authorities are investigating whether a doctor in the Pakistani district of Larkana deliberately spread HIV. More than 500 people, including 410 children, have been diagnosed with the virus in the past few weeks....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Marjama suspended 80 games for positive steroids test. NEW YORK (AP) — Retired catcher Mike Marjama has been suspended for 80 games following a positive steroids test. Major League Baseball said Thursday that Marjama had applied for reinstatement from the voluntary retired list and was suspended for a po...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson apologizes for positive PED test Patrick Peterson spoke at an event for his foundation hours after news broke that he'd been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus Mosquito samples collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said this week, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year. Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DC...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus, health officials say A mosquito sample collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year, county health officials said this week....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Djokovic labors into Monte Carlo 3rd round with scrappy win Two-time champion Novak Djokovic labored into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters with a scrappy 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 win against Philipp Kohlschreiber on Tuesday        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in At...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to officially join the team was pass a drug test a few days...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Watch: Ocasio-Cortez's Beautiful Takedown of CEO Charging Nearly $2,000 for HIV Drug That Costs $8 in Australia Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was last seen sitting on her dragon inside King’s Landing. It was a moment of reflection. She could fly back to her home because her work was done, thusly letting CEO fuckbois live, or she could flame their asse...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Watch our headbanging earbuds test: Sammy Hagar vs. AirPods, Powerbeats Pro, Bose SoundSport Free Geoffrey Fowler gets help from rocker Sammy Hagar to test how well the wireless Apple AirPods, Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free fit and stay in our ears....
09:16, 05/16/2019

You Should Definitely Pulverize Everything Bagel Seasoning Trader Joe’s Everything But the Bagel seasoning is good at many things, but sticking to dry snack foods like popcorn and french fries isn’t one of them. The mixture of seeds, fairly large pieces of dehydrated garlic, and coarse salt is fairly heavy f...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Ladies and gentlemen: Robert De Niro, bagel salesman Look, we’re not here to sniff at major celebrities doing commercials. Hell, we just lauded Tommy Lee Jones for his insane, decade-long commitment to shilling Japanese canned coffee. We’re also aware that Robert De Niro is perfectly content starring i...
15:32, 05/15/2019

For Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Rome Offered Something Novel: A Bagel In the 54th match between fierce rivals, the Italian Open final offered the first scoreless set by either player. Nadal hung on to win his first title of 2019....
14:32, 05/19/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
09:48, 04/28/2019

US Navy sub test-launches missile, following North Korea test of its own The U.S. Navy launched an unarmed ballistic missile off the coast of Florida on Thursday hours after North Korea fired two short-ranged missiles, the second weapons launch in five days....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Crash test dummies fly out of roller coaster during test A New Jersey theme park said the malfunction that sent two roller coaster crash dummies crashing into the roof of a neighboring hotel was a problem with the dummies, not the ride itself....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Florida man gets life for slaying he blamed on sleepwalking WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he stabbed his roommate to death has been sentenced to life in prison. The Palm Beach Post reports 26-year-old Randy Herman Jr. was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder and...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Now Hillary Clinton’s loss is being blamed on Jon Stewart Hillary Clinton’s defenders will never stop making excuses for why she lost in 2016: It was Matt Lauer! It was James Comey! It was men being sexist! It was women being sexist! It was voter suppression! It was Citizens United! It was fake news! It was...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Anti-Semitic Crime Rises in Germany, and Far Right Is Blamed An annual report on politically motivated crime found anti-Semitic offenses and hate crimes against foreigners both up significantly, even as violence fell....
11:16, 05/14/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
09:48, 05/16/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Blamed for Wildfires, PG&E Seeks Higher Electricity Rates The California utility and two others says higher rates are needed to pay for safety improvements and to offset the financial risk of more frequent wildfires....
15:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Man blamed ‘brain surgery’ after allegedly stabbing wife to death A Queens man was charged Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and bashing her with a cutting board — and tried to blame his “brain surgery” for making him snap, according to police sources. Isidro Pacheco, 56, turned himself i...
12:00, 05/21/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Texas mom who blamed son, 3, with 6-week-old’s death faces murder charge: report A Texas mother who had told authorities that her 3-year-old son was responsible for injuries that led to her 6-week-old daughter’s death now faces a capital murder charge, a report said....
02:16, 04/29/2019

Tesla sued over fatal crash blamed on Autopilot navigation error The family of Walter Huang said in the lawsuit that his Tesla, which was sold as a “state-of-the-art” automobile, lacked safety features, such as an automatic emergency braking system....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Lawsuit: Ford hid Focus, Fiesta transmission problems — then blamed customers A class-action lawsuit representing 1.9 million Ford Fiesta and Focus owners has Ford on the hook for tens of millions if not billions in penalties.        ...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests "Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday."...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Study: Most Americans have positive view of FBI after Russia saga After the two-year Russia investigation and its continuing fallout, most Americans still approve of the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation handles its job, a new survey said Friday....
11:32, 05/10/2019

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions. Worldwide, an estimated 140 million births take place every year. Most of these occur without complication...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Positive effect from Apple's new iPads will be short lived Even though Apple just reported that iPad revenue for its fiscal second quarter had the highest growth rate in six years, the truth is that tablet shipments have been in a free-fall for some years now. The increasing size of smartphone screens is one...
16:16, 05/05/2019

Trump creates positive effect on socially responsible investing The rise of climate skeptic Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency ironically has resulted in a rapid increase in interest and adoption of impact investing and other types of values-based investing....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Positive Spirit falls out of the gate at the start of Kentucky Oaks Jockey Manny Franco was thrown off Positive Spirit when the horse trips and falls at the start of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.        ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
13:48, 05/10/2019

Shelby: Trump ‘pretty positive’ on budget caps deal President Donald Trump seemed “pretty positive” Monday afternoon about the idea of striking a deal with Congress to prevent billions of dollars in sequestration cuts over the next two years, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said tonight....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Decrease in charges indicates positive cultural change, says Cricket Australia Analysis shows dramatic change in on-field behaviourImprovement comes after last year’s cultural review Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has hailed the improved behaviour of players, suggesting the governing body has achieved meaningful change...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa positive for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping. Track and field’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa has been sent a “notice of allegation̶...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Senior China diplomat says trade talks with U.S. have made 'much positive progress' Trade talks between China and the United States to date have achieved "much positive progress," a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, as senior U.S. officials have arrived in Beijing for the latest round of talks....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-borde...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Taco Bell employee tests positive for hepatitis A; co-workers vaccinated: report A Taco Bell employee in central Florida tested positive for hepatitis A last month and likely exposed the restaurant's patrons to the disease during his infectious period, the Pinellas County Health Department said....
04:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Telefonica Brasil sees positive trend for revenue as prices rise Brazilian wireless carrier Telefonica Brasil expects rising prices to keep revenue on a positive track this year even as competition in Latin America's largest market grows, Chief Executive Christian Gebara said on Thursday....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of promgoers potentially exposed to hepatitis A after venue worker tests positive Students at two Florida high schools may have been exposed to hepatitis A after a worker at the venue that hosted their proms tested positive for the virus....
09:48, 05/03/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as positive comments on U.S.-China trade ease concerns Canada's main stock index opened slightly higher on Tuesday, as upbeat comments from the United States and China calmed nerves over a further escalation in their trade war which has roiled global financial markets....
08:16, 05/14/2019

The best watch bands for the Samsung Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active We can all agree that the Samsung Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active are two of the best choices on the smartwatch market right now. But just like regular timepieces, they are not merely utilitarian devices, but fashion accessories as well. Or they...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
07:00, 05/16/2019

T-Mobile is treating mothers to some killer iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch, and Galaxy Watch deals T-Mobile doesn't need a special occasion to run special offers including free service lines for new and existing customers, as well as cool BOGO deals on the likes of the Galaxy S10e and massive trade-in discounts for Apple's latest iPhones, but at t...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Watch the Trailer for Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Documentary HBO has released a trailer for Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, the two-hour making-of documentary of the HBO epic fantasy series' eighth and final season....
03:32, 05/14/2019

What Is Watch Frequency: And How Fast Does a Watch Need to Be? The speed at which a watch movement beats is its frequency, and it matters when it comes to telling time. But watchmakers also use it to send a message....
09:48, 05/02/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Apple Watch sale: the Apple Watch Series 3 gets an $80 price cut at Walmart If you've had your eye on an Apple Watch, then now is a fantastic time to snag a deal. Walmart has the best-selling Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the Series 3 smartwa...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Apple Watch deal: get the Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $199 If you've been holding out and waiting for a discount on the Apple Watch 3 , then now is the perfect time to snag a fantastic deal. Walmart has slashed the price down to $199 on the Apple Watch Series 3. That's an $80 discount and the lowes...
21:00, 05/03/2019

What to know about the GGT test The GGT test is a simple blood test that helps doctors diagnose liver or bile duct damage. Learn more about the GGT test, normal and abnormal ranges, and the procedure, here....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Are you happy in bed? Take the sex test Look forward to sleeping with your partner – or imagine they are someone else? Answer these questions to assess your intimate lifeWhen was the last time you audited your sex life? Many of us go through life without really considering how much pleasur...
06:16, 05/18/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
08:16, 05/08/2019

How furious are you? Take the anger test Infuriated by queue jumpers? In a rage about gridlocked roads? Answer these questions to see if your temper needs tamingEveryone gets angry at one point or another. In fact, according to research the average person will get angry at least four times ...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Ex-king to be fined until he has paternity test A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
01:32, 05/19/2019

‘I took a BDSM test to see what I’m actually into and the results were wild’ If sexual tastes were baked goods, I would be a vanilla tart. Delicious and readily available, but pretty simple fare all the same. I’ve never seen 50 Shades, none of my underwear shows my belly button (let alone my bum) and I have precisely two vibr...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Ramadan: ‘It will be a test but the peace you get is beautiful’ A month of fasting brings both challenge and rewards. Three Muslims explain how they combine its spirituality with their busy livesTonight, after sunset, hundreds of millions of Muslims across the world will embark on Ramadan, the ninth and holiest m...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Putting vision models to the test MIT neuroscientists have performed the most rigorous testing yet of computational models that mimic the brain’s visual cortex. Using their current best model of the brain’s visual neural network, the researchers designed a new way to precisely con...
21:00, 05/02/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
10:16, 05/10/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how companies price drugs and how insurers pay for it....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Drug ads on TV will soon have to include price TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices. (May 8)        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at the Pima County Jail with his partner, Seargent Cesar Duarte. The Labrador can detect heroin, marijuan...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she first proposed with Congressman Elijah Cummings in 2018 to address the opioid crisis. The proposal woul...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
14:48, 05/03/2019

CVS to test unregulated vitamins and dietary supplements CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it will require independent testing on all the vitamins and supplements sold in its almost 10,000 stores to assure customers that they are getting what they think they are. The testing, which will look at safety ...
15:48, 05/16/2019

We’re in a golden age of feminist TV, and don’t even need the Bechdel test to prove it Killing Eve, Derry Girls, Glow, Big Little Lies, The Bold Type, Claws: with this sort of variety, female-led shows no longer have to speak for every womanAlmost every single show I have watched this year has female protagonists. This isn’t because of...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Jr. subpoena could force GOP loyalty test If Donald Trump Jr. doesn't comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena, the chamber is preparing for the possibility it could vote on enforcing the order on the Senate floor, according to sources in both parties.Republicans said priva...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM in May The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. (May 9)        ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
10:32, 04/28/2019

SpaceX had a problem during a parachute test in April Enlarge / SpaceX performs its fourteenth overall parachute test supporting Crew Dragon development in the Mojave Desert in March 2018. (credit: NASA) SpaceX had a problem during a test of its Crew Dragon parachute system in April, NASA confirmed o...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Does This Foldable Screen Work? There's a Machine to Test It As device makers like Samsung and others push to bring foldable phones to market, a Japanese company is developing specialized machines to check the quality of the underlying components and materials....
06:48, 05/13/2019

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important tha...
14:00, 05/06/2019

New Executive of Slimmed-Down Fox Network Faces First Big Test Disney’s acquisition of much of Rupert Murdoch’s empire leaves the network vulnerable. Charlie Collier says he, and the network, are up for the challenge....
16:32, 05/12/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
12:32, 05/08/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is t...
12:16, 05/13/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missi...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' despite latest North Korea test President Trump put a positive spin on his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Saturday, saying he knows that “I am with him” and repeating his belief that a nuclear deal will still happen -- despite the North Koreans firing short-...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Scientists say they’re closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Osaka survives test to reach last 16 in Madrid along with Halep World number one Naomi Osaka withstood a firm test from unseeded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday while Simona Halep also advanced but Angelique Kerber's tournament was ended by an ankle injury....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Business Security Test August-November 2018 The second half-year report of our Enterprise main-test series containing a Real-World Protection, Malware Protection and Performance Test has been released. Also product reviews are included. Read the report for details. Business Security Test 2018 ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could be growing fragile....
09:32, 05/14/2019

A blind taste test to determine the best Mexican lager Taste-testing Mexican lagers for Cinco De Mayo seemed cliché to me at first. But as much as I love a refreshing Mexican beer in the backyard on a hot day, I admit I’ve never sat down to blind taste the major brands side-by-side. Was my favorite empir...
20:32, 05/03/2019

DAZN’s baseball show is RedZone for MLB, and a test for the network The subscription streaming network wants to prove it can be a player for premium sports rights in the United States. “ChangeUp” is a potential first step....
06:32, 05/09/2019

SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during test A SpaceX official confirmed Thursday during a press briefing that one of the company's Crew Dragon capsules meant for crewed spaceflight was destroyed, according to CNBC. The update from the company confirms reports that followed the failed Apri...
13:00, 05/02/2019

South Dakota governor won’t test tribal ban from reservation BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she won’t test an American Indian tribe that has banned her from one of the largest reservations in the country, but she hopes to change the directive. The Oglala Sioux is upset with legi...
09:48, 05/07/2019

American WWII soldier’s sons reunited thanks to DNA test FRANCE — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the US serviceman who had fought his way across France ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Mick Schumacher 2nd fastest in F1 test debut for Ferrari Mick Schumacher drove in his first Formula One test for Ferrari on Tuesday and set the second fastest time of the day        ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Business Test Factsheet March-April 2019 We released the March-April factsheet of the Business main-test series. You can find the factsheet here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/testmethod/business-security-tests-and-reviews/ The full and more detailed report – containing also a Performance...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Here's why people still take the Myers-Briggs test — even though it might not mean anything The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is one of the world's most popular personality, but experts have been questioning its validity for decades.        ...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Win...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
14:48, 05/01/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weapons launch that appeared meant to convey displeasu...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Simple string test shows if you're overweight in just two minutes IS your weight impacting your health? This string test will tell you if you're overweight – and it could be even more effective than a BMI calculator....
03:32, 05/06/2019

European Elections Will Be Latest Test of Populist Support Nationalists all over the Continent are hoping for a surge that will allow them, short of leaving the European Union, to disable its bureaucracy from within....
04:32, 05/19/2019

DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier At 75, a DNA test reunites a French man with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed and connects him to his father. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Belgium court: King Albert II must take paternity test, or pay $5K a day A Belgium court ruled Thursday that former King Albert must pay more than $5,500 every day until he agrees to submit to a paternity test, to see if he's the father of a well-known Belgian artist....
12:32, 05/16/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Ex-Belgium king to be fined £4k a day until he takes DNA paternity test Belgium's former King Albert II has been threatened with a daily fine of €5,000 (£4,370) if he continues to refuse to take a DNA paternity test. ...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden faces first 2020 test: his record on race As Biden visits South Carolina, a battleground where black voters play a large role in determining the nominee, can he appeal to the party’s changing demographics?For months, Joe Biden has signaled his third run for president will be rooted in wooing...
02:16, 05/05/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a ...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Boeing shows off its Starliner's latest parachute test As SpaceX and Boeing continue with their commercial crew space race, Boeing posted this video showing a test of the parachutes on its Starliner vehicle. The plan is for the crew to parachute down in the American southwest after departing the ISS aboa...
00:48, 05/11/2019

SpaceX plans to A/B test its Starship rocketship builds Enlarge / The Starship test vehicle, currently under assembly in South Texas, may look similar to this illustration when finished. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) On Tuesday, photos began to emerge online of a new, Starship-like vehicle being built in...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Retired Belgian King Will Submit to Paternity Test King Albert II will give a DNA sample but will fight to keep the result secret, in a long-running case that has put some rare cracks in the royal family’s privacy....
10:32, 05/21/2019

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
13:32, 04/29/2019

Why Google's Best AI Flunked A High School Math Test Google's premiere artificial intelligence program DeepMind recently failed a math test designed for 16-year-old high school students. Despite being trained in the math curriculum a typical UK high......
03:32, 04/29/2019

Natural Light is looking for a summer intern who will get to test out beer! Natural Light or some may know it as Natty Light is looking for a summer intern. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Criminal Mastermind Steals Ferrari 288 GTO On Test Drive Police in Duesseldorf, Germany are on the lookout for the mastermind behind an intricately designed Danny Ocean-style heist of epic proportions orchestrated on Monday, according to the Associated Press. This person may be the smartest and most organi...
23:48, 05/14/2019

DRDO Successfully Conducts Flight Test Of 'Abhyas' The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday successfully conducted the flight test of 'Abhyas', a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), which offers a realistic threat......
23:00, 05/13/2019

IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment Predicting the severity of an individual case of IBD may help guide treatment. A new study outlines a blood-based test that can predict IBD's course....
02:48, 05/10/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Mick Schumacher, Michael's son, to test Ferrari F1 car Mick Schumacher will move closer to emulating his father when he drives a Ferrari Formula One car in an official test next week        ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

| Liverpool's flying fullbacks ready for Barca test Neither Trent Alexander-Arnold nor Andrew Robertson have Lionel Messi's star power, but the buccaneering Liverpool defenders could play just as vital a role....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes will drive down prescription-drug costs, officials said Wednesday. The Department of Health and Hum...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid. If anyone wanted me, they had to call my pager. When it buzzed, I’d walk two miles across fields to...
06:16, 05/05/2019

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month....
11:00, 04/28/2019

A generic HIV prevention drug should arrive in 2021 Pharmaceutical giant Gilead has agreed to release its exclusive patent to manufacture and sell the HIV-prevention drug Truvada. This means we could see a generic version of the pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) on the market earlier than expected. T...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
04:48, 05/06/2019

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure....
10:16, 05/01/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony from the state’s prisons director. Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley testified W...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
08:00, 04/29/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Canelo Alvarez has come a long way since 2018 drug ban LAS VEGAS — What a difference a year makes. It seems like a distant memory that the annual Cinco de Mayo fight weekend in Sin City was basically canceled last year after Saul “Canelo” Alvarez tested positive for a banned substance and was suspended b...
06:16, 05/02/2019

SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap: panel A NASA safety panel said on Thursday that Saturday's accident on a SpaceX astronaut capsule happened after eight engines were test fired, but offered scant details on what caused the mishap or the extent of the damage....
16:00, 04/28/2019

The IIHS Crash Test Ramming Car Has Pretty Sweet Rims I was just thinking about how nice a set of basketweave-style wheels would look on my 1984 Nissan 300ZX when I found myself watching the 2019 Mazda3 crash test, and realized: “Hey, the deathcart-thing that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety u...
08:48, 05/11/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Most of Anti-Satellite Test Debris Has Decayed, Says DRDO Chief Most of the debris generated from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a "short period of time", DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy said....
11:16, 05/11/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Toyota Opens Test Track Inspired By The Nurburgring In Japan Toyota Motor Corporation has opened a 5.3-km country road test course which sees the completion of work on the central section of its new research and development facility, named Toyota Technical......
15:48, 04/28/2019

Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP test return delayed again due to injury recovery KTM test rider Dani Pedrosa's return aboard the RC16 MotoGP bike has been postponed further, as he will skip the post-Spanish Grand Prix test at Jerez...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Bethpage Black no beast but will offer a stern test at PGA Championship Bethpage Black, a stout par-70 that stretches 7,459 yards on rolling Long Island land, proved a beast when it hosted the U.S. Open in 2002 and 2009 but scoring might be easier at this week's PGA Championship....
03:16, 05/13/2019

Georgios Papanikolaou: inventor of the Pap smear cervical cancer test The Pap smear cervical cancer test, which Georgios Papanikolaou developed by studying smears from his wife, was the first widely used screening test for cancer...
07:00, 05/13/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-king of Belgium ordered to pay thousands per day until he submits DNA for paternity test King Albert II — the former monarch of Belgium — must pay 5,000 euros for every day he refuses to provide a DNA sample in a paternity case brought on by a woman who claims to be his daughter, a court ruled Thursday....
17:00, 05/16/2019

NASA to perform key test of the SLS rocket, necessitating a delay in its launch Enlarge / NASA conducts a full-power, full-duration 650-second RS-25 engine test on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. (credit: NASA) For much of March and April, in response to a desire from the Trump administration to accelerate develop...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be the illegitimate daughter of King Albert II. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
16:32, 05/16/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's government said on Friday....
02:16, 05/10/2019

DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Trump’s New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here’s What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before When President Donald Trump introduced a new immigration plan last Thursday, he told Americans that he wanted to shift the focus of the U.S. immigration system, going from giving many visas to families of those already here to a “merit” s...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Ilott says first Formula 1 test with Alfa Romeo an "alien feeling" Ferrari Academy driver Callum Ilott says his chance to drive the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 car this week in the post-Spanish Grand Prix test is an "alien feeling"...
02:00, 05/14/2019

‘Matured’ Sergio Garcia will be put to test in Bethpage Black return CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Call it a case of bad timing, but it’s happening again. Sergio Garcia’s countless waggles before each swing are back. The PGA Championship begins in two weeks at Bethpage Black. Garcia, who played himself into the cusp of contention...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Maharashtra Medical Panel Wants "Virginity Test" From MBBS Course Removed An expert panel of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) has unanimously proposed to remove the contents of "virginity test" from the curriculum of forensic medicine of MBBS course....
17:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest Test For Smash Bros. Ultimate's Captain Olimar Are the glory days of Captain Olimar the proud, first of his name, numbered? Or are they just beginning? We’ll have a better idea after this weekend’s big Smash tournament....
17:16, 05/17/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. ...
05:48, 05/09/2019

First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court for the first time on Tuesday will step into the intensifying clash between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Donald Trump, who is stonewalling multiple probes led by House Democrats of himself and his businesses....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Researchers Say They’ve Created a Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ailment that’s long been viewed skeptically by the public and even some doctors. They claim to have created a...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Anthony Yarde set for ultimate test against Sergey Kovalev in Russia 'It says a lot about Anthony Yarde,' promoter Frank Warren says. 'He’s a fighter and he’s a fighting man' The post Anthony Yarde set for ultimate test against Sergey Kovalev in Russia appeared first on Boxing News....
12:16, 05/09/2019

State invalidates school’s 2017 K-Prep test scores PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky education officials say standardized test scores are being invalidated at an elementary school in eastern Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the decision comes after the Kentucky Department of Education la...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Raytheon shoots down drone with lasers, microwaves in Air Force test A U.S. Air Force exercise using advanced high power microwave and mobile high energy laser systems successfully shot down drones, contractor Raytheon announced....
11:16, 05/01/2019

Postal service to test automated delivery between 2 major hubs The U.S. Postal Service is partnering with autonomous truck company TuSimple on a two-week pilot project that will automate trips between distribution hubs in Dallas and Phoenix....
03:32, 05/21/2019

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, found out his f...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Boeing Wins Shareholders' Confidence, Prepares For Key 737 MAX Test Flight Boeing executives successfully beat back shareholder challenges to their authority on Monday as the company signaled it expects regulators to take a key step next week in the effort to get the 737 MAX......
23:32, 04/29/2019

New blood test diagnoses preeclampsia faster, reduces risks Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening complication for pregnant women worldwide. Although doctors monitor blood pressure and proteins in urine throughout pregnancy, the condition is often not diagnosed until close to delivery. The most serio...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Here's the Biggest Steam Engine in the World Going on a Test Run For the First Time in Nearly 60 Years Union Pacific 4014, also known as the one of the only 25 Big Boys ever built and only eight still in existence, is now officially the only one running in the world. Earlier we heard it blow its whistle for the first time since 1962, and yesterday eve...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Former UN ambassador: North Koreans' test-firing was likely intended to show they’re ‘still around’ Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson reacted Thursday to reports that North Korea fired two short-range missiles saying, “right now things are not looking good, but it’s not a hapless situation.”...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs “You can’t cheat death,” wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy....
12:32, 04/28/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.” The league said he will be eligible to app...
20:00, 05/17/2019

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division that has been hit by generic competition....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Hearing in Virginia drug case delayed for 900-pound man RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A hearing scheduled in Virginia in a cocaine conspiracy case has been delayed after the 900-pound (410-kilogram) defendant had to be taken to the hospital. U.S. Magistrate Judge David J. Novak continued the hearing for 48-year-ol...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Albania court jails drug trafficker for 10 years TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian drug trafficker who went on the run for three years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Tirana’s Serious Crimes Court on Tuesday convicted Kelmend Balili of drug trafficking and money laundering. Balili,...
09:48, 05/07/2019

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the South Korean entertainment business....
10:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
09:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful opioid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A lawyer for a drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Investigators are scrambling to determine how many parents may have lost jobs, custody of their children and more after the owner of an Alabama laboratory was arrested for altering the results of drug and paternity tests....
14:00, 05/14/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking the addictive stimulant methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Huawei Technologies executive....
08:16, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
05:32, 05/06/2019

900-pound drug suspect had hole cut in home to get to court A 900-pound man was set to be literally cut out of his house in Virginia on Monday afternoon in a huge operation to bring him to court to face drug charges. Authorities later only confirmed that obese suspect Kenneth Hicks, 48, was taken from his Emp...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
08:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gunfire with police this week, leading to his death ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Gilead experimental NASH drug fails another study Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another trial....
11:00, 04/28/2019

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal groups behind drug trafficking and assassinations,...
02:48, 05/22/2019

PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for PTSD...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

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...
10:32, 04/28/2019

New drug trial ordered after prosecutor’s religion questions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple’s drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as the patron saint of drug dealers and as the angel...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, is wreaking havoc in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people have died in "crossfire" incidents involving police....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
05:32, 05/02/2019

1,000-Year-Old Psychedelic Drug Kit Contains Traces of Cocaine and Ayahuasca Archaeologists in the Bolivian Andes have discovered a 1,000-year-old ritual bundle—basically a stash of drug paraphernalia—containing traces five different psychoactive substances, including cocaine and the active ingredients found in ayahuasca.Read...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Second Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
07:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. indicts operators of 'dark web' drug referral service U.S. prosecutors have filed money laundering charges against two Israelis who allegedly made millions of dollars operating a website connecting customers to sellers of fentanyl, heroin, guns and other illegal goods, the Justice Department said on Wed...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Alex Hales drug ban prompts review of ECB guidelines The fallout from Alex Hales's 21-day recreational drugs ban will see the ECB and PCA review the regulations around the issue – even though they were only changed in March....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best cover cornerbacks in the league and deals an inst...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Maryland Takes Step Toward Capping Drug Prices Maryland is poised to become the first state to create a panel to review expensive prescription drugs and cap what public agencies will pay for them....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Generic HIV prevention drug coming in 2020, Gilead says Following a campaign by activists, Gilead announced a generic version of Truvada, or PrEP, will be available next September, a year earlier than expected, NBC News reports....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Frenchman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison sentence....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
14:16, 05/01/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
13:16, 05/21/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Pharma Companies Will Soon Be Required to List Drug Prices in TV Ads TV ads for prescription drugs are already annoying as hell, but those drug ads are about to get even more absurd. The U.S. government will soon require pharmaceutical companies to display the price of medications during every commercial.Read more......
12:48, 05/08/2019

Giants prospect suspended for performance-enhancing drug San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Logan Webb suspended 80 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congres...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Valtteri Bottas fastest in post-Barcelona Formula 1 test for Mercedes Valtteri Bottas topped the first day of the Barcelona Formula 1 test with a laptime just a tenth of a second slower than his Spanish Grand Prix pole position mark...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Boeing Test Pilots Lacked Key Details of 737 MAX Flight-Control System Boeing limited the role of its own pilots in the final stages of developing the 737 MAX flight-control system implicated in two fatal crashes, departing from a longstanding practice of seeking their detailed input....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament deal between the US and North Korea was still possib...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Train Delayed, Hundreds Miss Medical Entrance Test In Karnataka The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test, better known as NEET, decides whether students can get into medical college. Thousands sat for the examination in Bengaluru on Sunday afternoon....
13:16, 05/05/2019

Guaido faces test with call for 'largest march' in Venezuela history Opposition leader Juan Guaido faced a key test of support on Wednesday after calling for the "largest march" in Venezuela's history to try to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro, even as the military has so far resisted calls to help remove him....
08:32, 05/01/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule lost after 'anomaly' during ground test The Crew Dragon capsule is intended to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, but a possible explosion during a ground test may set launches back...
10:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court on Tuesday for the first time heard arguments in an intensifying dispute between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Donald Trump, who is stonewalling multiple probes led by Democratic lawmakers of himself and his business...
09:16, 05/14/2019

German police seek 1980s Ferrari after test drive theft BERLIN (AP) — German police are looking for a rare 1980s Ferrari sports car believed to be worth more than 2 million euros ($2.2 million) after a man posing as a would-be buyer stole it during a test drive. Police in Duesseldorf said the man answerin...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Theory test pass rate drops to lowest level in a decade News 14 May, 2019 The proportion of learner drivers passing the driving theory test has fallen 18 per cent in a decade, new data reveals...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Japan's Next-Generation Shinkansen Bullet Train Clocks 320 Kmph In Test A prototype of Japan's next-generation Shinkansen bullet train, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run......
00:00, 05/18/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise on easing sanctions, analysts said....
07:16, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Venture Global's Louisiana LNG plant passes environmental test Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after U.S. energy regulators issued a final environmental report....
09:48, 05/03/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader, Kim Jong Un, oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a missile....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to destroy the environment....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking even less likely that NASA will have the capability...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But some experts had stinging words for the EU's disjointed asylum system....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Test Flights Begin At New Chinese Mega Airport, Set To Be World's Busiest Chinese airlines conducted test flights on Monday at a new mega-airport in Beijing that is set to become one of the world's busiest after it opens later this year....
07:48, 05/13/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production......
21:48, 05/06/2019

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Court Orders DNA Test To Verify Death Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind A Sri Lankan court has ordered a DNA test before May 15 to verify the death of Zahran Hashim, the ring leader of the local terror group NTJ which the government blamed carried out the devastating......
12:00, 05/10/2019

Lilium's 186mph airborne taxi takes to the air for a successful test flight You're now one step closer to hailing a ride in a flying taxi. German startup Lilium has carried out a series of successful test flights, putting its automated, all-electric aircraft through its aerial paces.So far the full-sized vehicle has onl...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
11:32, 05/07/2019

German police seek €2-million Ferrari after test drive theft Police in Düsseldorf are searching for a man who took off with a rare 1985 Ferrari that once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine. The man, who posed as a classic car buyer, sped off during a test drive....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
21:48, 05/16/2019

More records for Yamaha privateer Quartararo in post-Jerez MotoGP test Record breaking MotoGP polesitter Fabio Quartararo set the fastest-ever MotoGP lap of Jerez in the post-Spanish Grand Prix collective test at the same circuit on Monday aboard his Petronas Yamaha....
10:32, 05/06/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Friday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mis...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Dyno Test Reveals The 2020 Toyota Supra Has a Lot More Power Than Expected It’s fairly well known that modern BMW engines tend to have more actual horsepower and torque than is advertised. And—I don’t know if you’ve heard this or not—the 2020 Toyota Supra uses a BMW engine and chassis tuned by Toyota engineers. So when I dr...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college-admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds also quietly arrested five people in California for allegedly helping Chinese nationals score US stude...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
06:16, 05/09/2019

Indiana sheriff's office encourages drug dealers to rat out their competition An Indiana sheriff's office is offering drug dealers the opportunity to snitch on their fellow drug dealers as a way to "take care of" their competitors....
19:16, 05/06/2019

Philadelphia's move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous? Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says that the city is moving toward the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs, on the grounds that often medical treatment – and not criminal charges – is the right solution....
09:48, 05/09/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Ex-Franklin Officer Accused Of Tipping Off Doctor To Drug Investigation SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Simpson County police officer has been charged with conspiring to obstruct a drug investigation against a doctor. Former Franklin Police Lt. Vickie Kristiansen was charged last week in federal court. Pros...
09:32, 05/12/2019

U.S. states sue Teva, 19 other drug companies in price-fixing complaint Forty-four U.S. states have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices and stifle competition for more than 100 generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Saturday....
07:16, 05/11/2019

Duterte drug war ally and Marcos daughter set for Philippines seats Loyalists’ victories in midterm elections will hand populist president more power The architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almost certainly won a senate seat in the country’s midterm elections, p...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Dozens of States Sue 20 Drug Companies for Price Fixing and Obstruction Forty-four states, led by the Connecticut attorney general’s office, have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against 20 generic pharmaceutical manufacturers accusing the companies of conspiring to keep generic drug prices artificially high....
16:32, 05/11/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate could insulate him from legal action....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goer...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Fibromyalgia sufferers given hope after diabetes drug 'eradicates pain' RESEARCHERS believe they've found the 'missing link' to understanding the mysterious condition and trials of a new treatment have had amazing results....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Indivior signs deal to sell schizophrenia drug in Canada British drugmaker Indivior Plc on Thursday signed a licensing agreement with HLS Therapeutics Inc for the sale of its schizophrenia drug Perseris in Canada....
05:00, 05/09/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
16:00, 05/06/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has sentenced 31-year-old Samantha Jones to three year...
01:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid add...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Woman lost hair and became suicidal after taking MS drug: suit A mom with multiple sclerosis says she lost her hair, became covered in lesions and even became suicidal — all because of a greedy doctor who was cashing in on her dubious medication, according to a Manhattan lawsuit. “I went to a very dark place,” P...
01:00, 05/06/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice revealed Tuesday that it’s moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first exposed by The Post. In a Tuesday email obtained by The Post, college President Karol Mason told students and sta...
16:00, 05/14/2019

AbbVie, Boehringer Settle U.S. Patent Dispute Over Drug Humira AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim said they have resolved their U.S. patent dispute over a biosimilar to Abbvie’s Humira, the world’s biggest-selling drug....
12:16, 05/14/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
07:16, 04/29/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blowing to our distant ancestors but, as a new discov...
20:16, 05/07/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Marquelle Palmer, of Bloomington, was found guilty F...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Gilead donates anti-HIV drug for 200,000 people to help Trump initiative Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences will donate the anti-HIV drug Truvada to the federal government so it can move toward its goal to eliminate HIV transmission in a decade....
21:16, 05/09/2019

Autopsy: Woman killed in drug raid had 4 gunshot wounds HOUSTON (AP) — An autopsy report for a woman fatally who along with her husband was fatally shot by Houston police during a drug raid of their home says she suffered four gunshot wounds. The autopsy report said benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocain...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Mallinckrodt shares drop after U.S. joins cases over expensive drug The U.S. Justice Department has joined a pair of whistleblower lawsuits alleging a drugmaker now owned by Mallinckrodt Plc improperly promoted an expensive multiple sclerosis treatment and paid kickbacks to doctors who prescribed the drug....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Nottinghamshire confirm Alex Hales will return on Friday after drug ban • Opening batsman set to feature against Durham• Hales was removed from England’s provisional World Cup squadAlex Hales will return to cricket with Nottinghamshire on Friday for the first steps of what his club have called “a long road back” to redem...
15:00, 05/01/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
10:16, 05/18/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
08:48, 05/20/2019

| Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police say....
22:48, 05/02/2019

Erection drug is an ‘effective’ heart failure treatment: study A drug used to pump up men’s sex lives has been found to be good for the heart. Scientists say the erectile-dysfunction (ED) drug, Tadalafil, was found to slow and even reverse the progression of heart failure in sheep. A team of British researchers ...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Merck to buy cancer drug developer Peloton for $1.05 billion in cash Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash to gain access to the privately held company's renal cancer drug candidate....
07:16, 05/21/2019

House Rented Out By IPS Officer In Greater Noida Was Den Of Drug Cartel In a house belonging to an IPS officer, who had rented it out, ran an international drug cartel for over two years till it was busted a few days back....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Connecticut police arrest 52 drug suspects in massive sting The Waterbury Police Department launched "Operation: Raw Deal" last September, which netted 52 arrests, in response to an uptick in heroin overdoses and deaths in the community....
18:48, 05/18/2019

72 Seats In 9 States Vote Today, BJP's Hindi Heartland Test: 5-Point Guide The Hindi heartland, at the heart of the BJP's spectacular win in 2014, will vote in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections today. The BJP and its allies had won 56 of the 72 seats up for......
18:00, 04/28/2019

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
10:48, 05/15/2019

RPT-European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure -source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
01:16, 05/01/2019

Indian Scientists Test Effectiveness Of Zinc Oxide Supplements In Preventing NAFLD A new research study by scientists at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) has indicated that zinc oxide supplements may be beneficial against fatty liver disease....
02:48, 05/01/2019

Were North Korea's recent test missiles provided by Russia? They look very similar They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for years.        ...
11:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the m...
21:00, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the m...
21:00, 05/02/2019

51 Seats Vote Today, Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Test: Your 5-Point Guide The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha election witnesses several high-stake battles between the BJP and opposition parties, with people from 51 Lok Sabha constituencies across seven states casting their......
20:32, 05/05/2019

North Korea launches two short-range missiles, at same time as U.S. ICBM test The launches come amid a chill in relations between Pyongyang and Washington, and some experts said the tests were a signal that Kim Jong Un is not prepared to return to denuclearization talks on the terms being offered by Washington ....
20:00, 05/09/2019

SpaceX Confirms Crew Dragon Capsule Destroyed in April Test Accident The April 20 accident occurred at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as SpaceX was about to test eight emergency thrusters designed to propel the capsule....
22:48, 05/02/2019

Pep Guardiola calls Premier League his ‘toughest’ test as Leicester game looms • Manchester City manager places this season among his finest• Kevin De Bruyne still injured, Fernandinho faces fitness testManchester City must beat Leicester at home on Monday night to make sure they go into the final day of the season with the des...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Hate paying for internet service at 35,000 feet? Delta to test free in-flight Wi-Fi Delta passengers on select flights beginning May 13 will receive free high-speed Wi-Fi. The initial test will last two weeks.        ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

2020 Land Rover Defender Breaches 1.2 Million Kilometre Test Milestone The next-generation 2020 Land Rover Defender has achieved a new test and development milestone, by completing the 1.2-million-kilometre test landmark....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring System data, so it can take an informed decision on......
08:02, 05/15/2019

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support Windows 10 20H1 test build 18885, available to Fast Ring testers, includes a number of fixes. And Android notification support is coming to the Microsoft Your Phone app, as well....
09:16, 04/28/2019

NASA will test asteroid defenses by slamming a spacecraft into a space rock in 2022 If Earth were ever to be threatened by a large space rock — and it definitely will at some point in the future — humanity is going to need to have a plan. Astronomers know this, which is why simulated exercises like the one that took plac...
20:16, 05/07/2019

Study draws incredible link between school bus exhaust and student test scores As educators have known for a long, long time, there’s no magic solution to improving academic performance across an entire student body. Experienced teachers and an engaging curriculum go a long way, but external factors often play just as big...
09:32, 05/02/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall faces first court test A federal judge in California will hear arguments from separate groups of plaintiffs, including 19 states, seeking an injunction to block any construction activity....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Cold case killing of woman, 80, cracked after 30 years by DNA test, 'perseverance' by detectives More than three decades after 80-year-old Alice Haynesworth Ryan found stabbed to death on her kitchen floor, authorities in South Carolina announced Monday a cutting-edge DNA test and dogged work by investigators led to an arrest in her killing....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Rockets’ small lineup offers Warriors’ ‘Hamptons 5’ their toughest test yet in Game 4 win To give James Harden room to work, Houston uses an ultra-modern lineup of four guards — Harden, Chris Paul, Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers — plus forward P.J. Tucker at center....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Bipartisan Embrace of Trump's China Trade Row Faces Test as Tariffs Rise President Trump has enjoyed rare bipartisan cheering for his brass-knuckle trade fight with Beijing, but that support will now be tested as U.S. businesses and consumers shoulder higher tariffs....
07:32, 05/12/2019

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms After weeks of speculation, SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s abort thrusters on April 20. No cause was given for the anomaly, nor were any new details disclosed about possible delays to NA...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Alfa F1 test debutant Callum Ilott caught off guard in "weird" crash Formula 1 test debutant Callum Ilott says he was caught off guard by the "weird" moment that led to him spinning his Alfa Romeo and crashing at high speed...
14:16, 05/14/2019

New Renault Clio, Mazda 3 lead Euro NCAP crash test stars Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross, Toyota Corolla and RAV4 are among seven five-star cars tested in April 2019 The new Renault Clio, Mazda 3 and electric Audi e-tron are among seven cars to secure five-star Euro NCAP crash test scores in the latest ro...
07:32, 05/22/2019

This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where dealers will be allowed to operate, according to ...
19:32, 05/09/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences: Global Times A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, the Global Times newspaper reported on Tuesday....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not bei...
12:00, 05/07/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Geraldo Rivera to pharmaceutical companies: ‘They’re drug pushers in white coats’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday....
11:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Merck & Co - at least for now - by throwing out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fract...
09:16, 05/20/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Wednesday their experimental treatment for breast cancer met its key goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
01:16, 05/08/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

GSK expects shingles drug sales to exceed $1.3 billion after 'fantastic' quarter GlaxoSmithKline forecast 2019 sales of its fast-growing shingles vaccine Shingrix to be "significantly" more than 1 billion pounds ($1.31 billion) on Wednesday as the British drugmaker outpaced first quarter forecasts....
07:16, 05/01/2019

San Francisco homeless, drug problems won't be 'solved by government', Larry Elder says The drug abuse and homeless problems in cities like San Francisco will not be solved by government actions because they are "moral" and "spiritual" problems, according to conservative radio host Larry Elder....
20:48, 05/20/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report finds....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Ness Wadia's Sentencing In Drug Case May Lead To IPL Team's Suspension As per the Operational Rules of IPL, no team official can act in a manner which brings disrepute to the team, the league, the BCCI or the game on or off the field....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Drugmakers will have to reveal prices in TV ads, as step to reduce prescription drug costs Health Secretary Alex Azar says the Trump administration has finalized rules making drug companies disclose prescription prices on TV commercials.        ...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Trump administration will make drug companies post prices in commercials The Trump administration will require prescription drug companies to post prices in TV commercials, a move that is expected to trigger lawsuits over free speech....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Billionaire victim advocate faces hearing in Vegas drug case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she’ll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he was found in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room with bri...
17:00, 05/02/2019

AOC confronts drug company CEO over prices, then promotes universal health care Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to make a case for universal health care on Thursday after a tense confrontation with the CEO of Gilead Sciences....
15:16, 05/16/2019

The 6 craziest quotes from that Anjelica Huston interview, from drug use to her Oprah beef In a wide-ranging interview "Addams Family" star Angelica Huston, 67, opened up about her past drug use and her relationships with Jack Nicholson and Ryan O'Neal.        ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Houston police finish criminal probe of deadly drug raid Houston police Chief Art Acevedo says his department has finished its criminal investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers....
16:48, 05/15/2019

First FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression hits market in June — but with a $34,000 price tag In June, Zulresso — the first medicine approved by the FDA to specifically treat postpartum depression — will hit the market. Sage Therapeutics, the maker of the drug, hopes it will also address the public's misconception about mental health....
08:32, 04/29/2019

NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
16:48, 05/14/2019

"Mom, Police", Yelled Parrot As Cops Chased Drug Dealers. Now In Custody A parrot was taken into custody Monday after nearly spoiling a raid while playing lookout for two crack-dealing suspects by repeatedly yelling, "Mamae, policia!" according to Brazilian police in the......
12:32, 04/28/2019

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York. On his return to Simon Bolivar International Air...
14:16, 05/21/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to find the ideal example. It can take months or more just t...
13:16, 05/12/2019

HIV-suppressing drug can stop virus being sexually transmitted, study finds Scientists say an end to the "HIV pandemic" could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
07:48, 05/03/2019

States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for di...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
03:32, 05/03/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for victory in midterm polls, according to unofficial ...
18:32, 05/13/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease has been approved by the NHS in England after lengthy negotiations with the manufacturer over the high...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is about to change....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix and Dallas.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubious, unsafe or ineffective. AV-Comparatives have r...
14:48, 05/01/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Test ‘Anomaly’ Sends Plumes of Smoke Over Cape Canaveral Smoke reportedly rose from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday after an engine test caused a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule to malfunction, possibly setting back previously scheduled crewed missions. SpaceX told Florida Today that the malfunctio...
09:16, 04/28/2019

North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Projectiles, Prompting Trump Tweet North Korea has test-fired what South Korean officials are describing as short-range projectiles into the sea off the North’s eastern coast. The term projectiles is being used while officials obtain more details about the launches....
10:32, 05/04/2019

22 LA lifeguards develop ‘swimmer’s itch’ after swim test, file grievance with city: report More than 20 Los Angeles lifeguards developed rashes and bacterial infections last month after swimming in a manmade lake, despite warning city officials that conditions were unsafe, and have filed a grievance complaint with the city....
03:48, 05/15/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere” and that a denuclearization deal with the U.S. “will happen.” Saturday’s t...
15:16, 05/04/2019

Jumaane Williams: Admissions test plan sends message ‘your kids are too dumb to pass’ Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Friday said the city’s push to scrap its single-test admissions system for elite high schools is like “saying your kids are too dumb to pass.” The proposal “makes people believe that their c...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Crash Test Dummy Failures Send Them Flying Off Roller Coaster Into Nearby Hotel Stories about amusement parks are typically dominated by two topics: either the opening of a new attraction or the catastrophic failure of an old one. This time it was neither, as two crash test dummies designed to ensure a roller coaster was operati...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Boeing's test pilots reportedly lacked key details of 737 Max flight control system, WSJ reports The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing limited the role of its own pilots in the final stages of developing the 737 Max flight control system, which departs from the long-standing practice of seeking input from pilots....
06:16, 05/03/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Duterte administration hits back at claims president is involved in drug syndicate Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has strongly denied he has links to a drug syndicate, dismissing explosive allegations made by a man who went by the online pseudonym "Bikoy."...
21:48, 05/07/2019

NBA player Tyreke Evans banned 2 years for violating league’s drug policy INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstatement in 2021....
19:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
21:00, 05/14/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Eli Lilly misses estimates for top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, shares slip Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales for its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, and the U.S. drugmaker said the need to offer rebates and discounts were taking a toll and likely to weigh on revenue growth for...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Citgo sought contract with Venezuelan drug suspect's firm -court document U.S. refiner Citgo sought to sign a contract with a firm owned by a Venezuelan accused of involvement in the drug trade by the U.S. government, according to a complaint by Citgo's former human resources director filed in a Texas court....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
13:00, 05/02/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
17:48, 05/16/2019

'A grand experiment': how 'shrooms made Denver America's most drug-friendly city With the decriminalization of psilocybin, the Colorado city has cemented its pioneering drug-friendly statusM held up the jarful of mushroom caps and stems, most of which showed the “blue bruising” unique to mushrooms that contain the natural halluci...
07:16, 05/19/2019

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....
14:00, 05/10/2019

To catch a drug thief, hospital secretly recorded births, women’s surgeries Enlarge / Not where you want a hidden camera. (credit: Getty | Brendan Hoffman) A California hospital faces a lawsuit from 81 women who allege they were secretly filmed by hidden cameras in labor and delivery operating rooms while undergoing extre...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
22:32, 05/02/2019

Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new patients to a new class of migraine drugs, and seeks to build on that advantage by stressing that its therapy can completely...
13:00, 05/10/2019

McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement....
16:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Court reverses couple’s drug convictions after prosecutor mocks patron saint Luis Morales-Montanez and Jessica Acosta were convicted of selling $20,000 worth of methamphetamine by Chief District Judge Karen Caldwell in Lexington in 2017 and sentenced to 15 years in prison. But a three-panel appeals court on Wednesday unanimou...
16:00, 05/17/2019

J&J analyst day tries to steer focus to drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans dismissed from NBA for two years for drug violation Guard Tyreke Evans has been "dismissed and disqualified" from the NBA for two years for violating the league's anti-drug program.        ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects apprehended in a major drug bust, according to reports....
06:00, 05/19/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called tuberous sclerosis complex during a late-stage trial....
13:48, 05/06/2019

Potential buyer turns test drive for vintage $2.2 million Ferrari into grand theft auto A man answering an advertisement turned up for a sales appointment Monday and then sped off in the $2.2 million vintage Ferrari.        ...
08:48, 05/15/2019

French postal worker who never knew his U.S. serviceman father finally tracks down American siblings thanks to DNA test A French man spent his whole life searching for his father who he knew only as an American solider without a name; 75 years later, a DNA test reunites him with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed....
16:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new patients to a new class of migraine drugs, and seeks to build on that advantage by stressing that its therapy can completely...
13:16, 05/10/2019

Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk A Pennsylvania mother whose 10-month-old son was killed by drugs in her breast milk will not serve jail time after agreeing to a plea deal, according to a press release from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Melania Trump announces expansion of her 'Be Best' initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her "Be Best" campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president's wife. ...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Public Support for Psychedelic Drug Research Is Growing. But Denver’s Election Results Suggest It’s Not There Yet Psychedelic drugs like psilocybin, the psychoactive chemical in “magic mushrooms,” are inching closer to mainstream medical and research use — but election results out of Denver suggest Americans aren’t quite ready to embrace ...
13:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Eli Lilly misses estimates for diabetes drug Trulicity, cuts revenue forecast Eli Lilly and Co reported lower-than-expected sales for its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity and cut its full-year revenue forecast as it sees further hits from price declines in the United States, sending its shares down 3 percent....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-upAn alleged fraudster met a Bond film actor on the dating app Grindr then killed him with a fatal dose of a chemsex drug, a court has heard.Gerald Matovu, 25, used a syringe...
20:32, 05/21/2019

States allege generic drug executives obstructed justice in price cartel probe The allegations are part of a sweeping, multiyear probe into a pervasive system of alleged price-fixing by virtually all of the major companies that sell generic medicine in the United States....
18:48, 05/10/2019

100 arrested as Florida drug bust nets enough fentanyl 'to kill everyone in Brevard County': police Police in Brevard County, Fla., arrested 100 people in a monthslong drug investigation involving the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill every person in the county....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy....
12:32, 05/15/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
14:16, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Teva drops 16% after states accuse drugmaker of conspiring to hike generic drug prices Forty-four U.S. states, led Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, claim 20 drug companies, including Teva, "systematically" divided up the market for generic drugs to avoid competing with one another....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
21:16, 05/06/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Mockney accents and drug-smuggling bunnies: rare David Bowie songs to be auctioned Reel-to-reel tape featuring three unreleased songs expected to sell for more than £10,000A reel-to-reel tape featuring three esoteric and previously unreleased David Bowie songs is to be auctioned at Omega Auctions in Merseyside town Newton-le-Willow...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enablin...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says...
11:00, 05/16/2019

‘Critical test’ for North Korea’s Government as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert The human rights situation in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK - remains “extremely serious”, and along with international demands for denuclearization, this constitutes a “a critical test” for the year ahead, a senior UN-appointed expert...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Deontay Wilder vows to replicate legacies of Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson ahead of Dominic Breazeale test Deontay Wilder insists he is building an historic legacy to match some of boxing's greats as he prepares for his ninth world heavyweight title defence against Dominic Breazeale on Saturday....
02:48, 05/15/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury already lining up September 28 fight, Joyce receives Ustinov test, Tszyu wants Judah Tyson Fury has his career all mapped out, Joe Joyce fights a former 'world title' challenger, and Tim Tszyu wants to finish the job his father started The post Boxing News at Five: Fury already lining up September 28 fight, Joyce receives Ustinov tes...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Novartis CEO calls for fixing 'distortions' in health care system ahead of slate of drug launches "I can't remember a time at Novartis where year after year after year we have these significant medicines getting launched," CEO Vasant Narasimhan says....
20:32, 05/21/2019

Geraldo Rivera calls ‘innovative’ drug rehabilitation program at Florida jail a 'real success’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday, in the second part of his series on addiciton, Rivera explained the “inno...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Roche: FDA approves drug combo Venclexta plus Gazyva for previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a treatment using its drugs Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia....
00:32, 05/16/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Woman Who Lost Child To Drug Overdose Asks McConnell To Stop Selling “Cartel” Shirts FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Although Mitch McConnell’s campaign says they are quickly selling out of their new “Cocaine Mitch” t-shirts, not everyone is thrilled with the design. “Cocaine Mitch” became a catchphrase during 2018’...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighting drug cheats The big heavyweight fights are in the pipeline, just don't expect them soon, and Julian Williams won't be giving up his belt for a drug cheat The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighti...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics With the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, he went through to pass his drug tests in 2004....
13:32, 05/19/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction service coverage, meaning they are denied adequate ac...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Maduro's top confidant tried to sneak Hezbollah into Venezuela, made deals with drug lords, became rich as nation struggled Venezuela’s ex-vice president and now the top confidant of Nicolas Maduro is said to have tried sneaking in Hezbollah militants into his country, made a business deal with a drug lord and became extremely wealthy as the once-rich country turned into ...
05:00, 05/04/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
00:32, 05/02/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Chris Kattan claims he broke his neck during sketch, leading to drug addiction “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claimed in his upcoming memoir that he broke his neck while performing a sketch which led to years of drug addiction struggles....
08:48, 05/04/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
06:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. Conducts Missile Test Just 10 Minutes After North Korea's Latest Missile Launch North Korea conducted a new weapons test overnight, firing two missiles into the sea between North Korea and Japan, according to reports from the South Korean military. The U.S. military conducted its own missile test just ten minutes later.Read more...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Rocket Report: Clarity on Dragon’s loss, key SLS rocket test to occur Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.47 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have some news on failures both recent and not-so-recent—this week's Crew Drag...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they adhere to Project Athena's specifications. The tech giant first announced Project Athena at CES...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
05:48, 05/17/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: As Kentucky Derby week starts, here's what the drug Lasix does, why it's controversial A diuretic called furosemide — commonly known around the racetrack as Lasix — is administered to the vast majority of Thoroughbreds.        ...
04:00, 04/29/2019