FDA Asks More Companies To Recall Diabetes Drug Metformin

Following the recall of type 2 diabetes medication Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release (ER) by Apotex last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has recommended more pharmaceutical companies, who are manufacturers of the drug formulation, to recall their products. The agency had announced in a May 29 conference call the names of the five […]

COVID 19 Disrupting Routine Vaccination, Putting Millions Of Children At Risk

Millions of children are at risk of contracting diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio as life-saving immunization services around the world are disrupted due to COVID 19. This stark warning comes from the World Health Organization, UNICEF and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. A Global Vaccine Summit is set to take place on June 4 in […]

Blockchain Healthcare Startup Solve.Care Launches Global Telehealth Exchange

Blockchain healthcare startup Solve.Care has rolled out a bockchain-powered platform that will redefine the current healthcare system amid the COVID-19 outbreak whereby patients are reluctant to visit their doctors due to the pandemic. Solve.Care’s Global Telehealth Exchange (GTHE) will provide a solution with the world’s first Global Health Exchange built on Blockchain. It will help […]

Officer Shot in Las Vegas; Macy’s Flagship in NYC Is Attacked

(AP) — The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — German minister backs peaceful protests in the US — EU envoy: George Floyd’s death an “appalling” abuse […]

8 Financial Stocks That Can Thrive Amid an Inverted Yield Curve

Investors seeking financial stocks that can outperform amid the market's crosscurrents in 2019 might consider eight financial services companies in industries such as exchanges, property insurance, alternative asset management, and mortgages. They include American International Group (AIG), Apollo Global Management (APO), Blackstone Group (BX) and Essent Group (ESNT), as outlined in a recent Barron’s story. […]

Tech That Saves EU Firms From Covid-19 Could Kill Them in Court

Technology may allow companies across Europe to open more quickly and protect the health of employees as they try to rebound from coronavirus lockdowns. It might also mean they end up in court. With lockdowns lifting, many employers plan to use systems, including fever-detecting thermal cameras, mask-checking systems and corporate contact-tracing devices, to help prevent […]

As Protests Swell, Trump Vows To Unleash Military Against Anti-Racist Demonstrations

Speaking from the Rose Garden on Monday evening, Donald Trump issued an unprecedented threat from an American president: that he would send “thousands of heavily armed soldiers” into Washington, D.C., to quell protests and would follow by invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy the military into other U.S. cities if mass protests against police brutality […]

McConnell Seeks Fast Track to Ease PPP Rules for Small Business

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will attempt to expedite approval of changes to the popular Paycheck Protection Program aimed at giving small businesses more flexibility in using the money from the fund, according to Senate aides. McConnell is seeking to move the bill, passed by the House last week, by unanimous consent in the Senate […]

Retailers cancel reopenings amid protests over George Floyd’s killing

The Big Apple is boarding up — just as it was preparing to reopen. After three days of violence and looting in cities across the country in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death while in police custody, many Big Apple retailers — including Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Uniqlo — have boarded up their […]