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FDA approves first drug in U.S. with digital ingestion tracking

FDA approves first drug in U.S. with digital ingestion tracking

Published 14/11/2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it had approved Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's Abilify MyCite, the first drug with a digital ingestion tracking system to be approved in the United States. [more…]

Risks ahead for U.S. tax push as disputes linger, Trump returns

Risks ahead for U.S. tax push as disputes linger, Trump returns

Published 13/11/2017

Congressional Republicans pushed ahead on Monday on a U.S. tax code overhaul as a Senate panel considered the issue, but risks lay ahead with major intraparty disputes unsettled and President Donald Trump returning soon from Asia as the debate heats up. [more…]

Cost of diabetes epidemic reaches $850 billion a year

Cost of diabetes epidemic reaches $850 billion a year

Published 13/11/2017

The number of people living with diabetes has tripled since 2000, pushing the global cost of the disease to $850 billion a year, medical experts said on Tuesday. [more…]

Roark Capital offers to buy Buffalo Wild Wings: Wall Street Journal

Roark Capital offers to buy Buffalo Wild Wings: Wall Street Journal

Published 13/11/2017

Restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings Inc (BWLD.O) has received a takeover bid valued at more than $2.3 billion from private equity firm Roark Capital Group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. [more…]

Republicans confident of passing House tax bill: Brady

Republicans confident of passing House tax bill: Brady

Published 13/11/2017

The U.S. House of Representatives Republican leadership is confident it has the votes to pass a tax overhaul bill when it comes to the House floor later this week, the chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means committee, Representative Kevin Brady, said Monday. [more…]

Trump to meet with U.S. House Republicans Thursday about taxes: White House

Trump to meet with U.S. House Republicans Thursday about taxes: White House

Published 13/11/2017

President Donald Trump will meet with Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday ahead of the chamber's vote on tax reform legislation, the White House said on Monday. [more…]

U.S. top court to hear fight over California pregnancy center law

U.S. top court to hear fight over California pregnancy center law

Published 13/11/2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights. [more…]

Opioid abuse crisis takes heavy toll on U.S. veterans

Opioid abuse crisis takes heavy toll on U.S. veterans

Published 10/11/2017

Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran's Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis. [more…]

Genesis Healthcare sees nursing home lease deals saving cash

Genesis Healthcare sees nursing home lease deals saving cash

Published 10/11/2017

Genesis Healthcare Inc, one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, expects to bounce back from industry woes after reaching a deal to restructure some of its leases, Chief Executive George Hager told investors on Thursday. [more…]

U.S. fund investors snap up international stocks: Lipper

U.S. fund investors snap up international stocks: Lipper

Published 10/11/2017

U.S. investors favored international stock markets, pushing $4.1 billion into equity funds focused abroad during the most recent week, dodging risks at home, Lipper data showed on Thursday. [more…]