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Novartis extends operations at U.K. plant for another year, keeping some 200 workers on board

As Novartis shifts away from the production of older, less profitable drugs, the drugmaker has placed a slew of production facilities in the cost-cutting crosshairs. But with the company facing increased demand for two unnamed products, one plant is set to keep on churning through next year. More than 200 Novartis manufacturing workers will keep their jobs for… Read More »

Convalescent plasma: another controversial clash of politics & science

You’d need a pretty big, stiff broom to sweep away all of the hype dished out by the Trump Administration as it announced an Emergency Use Authorization for convalescent plasma – the liquid component of blood that may be tapped for disease-fighting antibodies from people who’ve been infected with COVID-19. Before the announcement was even… Read More »

Dow Plunges 250 Points After Another 1.4 Million Americans File For Unemployment

TOPLINE The stock market moved lower on Thursday after jobless claims came in worse-than-expected, rising for the first time in nearly four months amid the recent surge in coronavirus cases across the country. Jobless claims rose for the first time since March, indicating a slowdown in the labor market’s … [+] recovery. Spencer Platt/Getty Images… Read More »

Diddy Shares Another Emotional Tribute to Kim Porter Ahead of Her Funeral Today

Getty ImagesAllen Berezovsky After dying suddenly at her house in California earlier this month, former model and actress Kim Porter was laid to rest in Georgia today. Diddy, who dated Kim for 13 years and has three children with her, has been understandably “devastated” by her passing and, according to People, has been a part… Read More »

FDA announces recall of another heart medicine for possible cancer risk

The recalled lot will have “Westminster Pharmaceuticals” and “GSMS Inc.” on the label, according to the FDA list. Another heart medicine, valsartan, has also been recalled recently due to contamination. Irbesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker, or ARB. This is a drug that blocks a potent chemical in the blood called anigiotensin, which causes… Read More »