Health Care

FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Approval for Novartis' CAR T-Cell Therapy CTL019

FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Approval for Novartis' CAR T-Cell Therapy CTL019 Those cells, however, also make antibodies that fight off other diseases. Data from the USA multicenter trial and single site trial assessing the safety and efficacy of CTL019 among pediatric and young adult patients with r/r B-cell ALL also backed the recommendation and the biologics license application (BLA). [Full Article...]

Born Robert Whittaker makes UFC history by beating Cuban Yoel Romero

Instead, Yoel Romerow ill go up against The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes victor Robert Whittaker for the promotion's interim middleweight title . Take that [belt], fight me for it . This did not please Bisping. It remains unknown when the unification bout between Bisping and Whittaker will take place as the Brit is still pushing for a lucrative payday opposite welterweight great, George... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017 betting: Johanna Konta the first British ladies' favourite since 1977

Wimbledon 2017 betting: Johanna Konta the first British ladies' favourite since 1977 Croatian seventh seed Cilic will bid for a fourth successive Wimbledon quarter-final berth when he takes on Bautista Agut. "I didn't come to the net as much as I liked yesterday". Next up for the Brit is France's Caroline Garcia - the 21st seed. She reached the final at a grass-court warm-up tournament in Birmingham last month, but lost to Vekic. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Johana Konta and Heather Watson go through

Wimbledon 2017: Johana Konta and Heather Watson go through She said: "It is happening because we have got some great players". You need to try and block that out for sure, but then it's part of the Centre Court experience. "I'm just hoping I can add a little to that". "I feel like I'm seeing the ball very big and am moving well". "I look at it as continuous building and continuous work in every single match and practice that I have". [Full Article...]

Sacramento Fire Departments Face Busy, Fiery Fourth

Sacramento Fire Departments Face Busy, Fiery Fourth Meridian crews also put out a grass fire that burned roughly a half acre at the corner of East Broadway Avenue and Northeast Sixth Street, Niemeyer said. Such confrontations over fireworks are "not uncommon", Benton said. There were also a few eye injuries resulting from sparklers, Colee said. Spectator Tanya Hoover said "for the first eight minutes, they had a great show, and then all of a sudd... [Full Article...]

McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticizing it as a "war on Medicaid", the health care program for lower income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives in May. [Full Article...]

Breaking Down the Senate Healthcare Bill

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said it would release its analysis of the Senate measure early next week. McConnell said a fresh CBO score on the new bill was expected next week, and there will be "robust debate" on the floor. [Full Article...]

Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir shone as Pakistan defied the odds to overwhelm arch-rivals India by 180 runs and pull off a major upset in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval . He raised hopes of pulling off a one-man Indian Houdini act as he hit three successive sixes to reach his half century. "Our team has presented us with a best gift in the holy fasting month of Ramadan", said S... [Full Article...]

London fire protesters storm city hall

According to the Guardian , local residents became frustrated after May swiftly departed after her visit St Clement's church on Friday, leading to cries of " shame on you " and " coward " from a large crowd that had assembled to hear her speak. [Full Article...]

EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Thursday, after speaking in the Rose Garden about the USA role in the Paris climate change accord. Ivanka Trump , the president's eldest daughter, and Jared Kushner, her husband and a top White House adviser, both reportedly pushed for Trump to remain in the deal. [Full Article...]

Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

And despite President Trump's promises to the contrary, the bill would drive up premiums for Americans with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes and cancer - "if they could purchase [insurance] at all", the CBO report said. NPR's Alison Kodjak highlights the political danger for Republicans . Republicans say the status quo is unacceptable, however, so they have no choice but to usher in mar... [Full Article...]

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace Meanwhile, former White House photographer Pete Souza took to Instagram to remind how the previous presidential couple held hands as he posted a photo of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama from 2015. The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations praised Trump's condemnation of the PA's continued incitement to terror. Trump's visit did not... [Full Article...]

Both parties fail on health care

Both parties fail on health care If you can purchase "lousy" high deductible insurance, it will not cover the essential elements of health care. That's all thanks to state and federal programs, according to NC Child. After significant premium hikes in 2017 corrected for underpricing by insurers the previous two years, most analysts expected rates to stabilize for marketplace coverage in 2018. [Full Article...]

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out for Game 3 vs. Warriors

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out for Game 3 vs. Warriors The Warriors juggernaut that won 73 games a year ago and was up 3-1 in the NBA Finals? He's only played 15 minutes and, in them, the Warriors have only outscored the Spurs by one. It is going to happen. He'll "go get a meal" with his players and coaches , talk things over, then move on to the next day. Marc Gasol has converted to a stretch-5, for crying out loud. [Full Article...]

Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself — NHS cyber attack

Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself — NHS cyber attack The city of Osaka said its home page went blank, although problems had not been detected otherwise. "We've never seen anything like this", he said. Flexera published research showing nearly 9.9 per cent of Australian PC users had unpatched Windows operating systems in the first quarter of 2017, which was worse than the 7.5 per cent last quarter and 5.9 per cent this time past year. [Full Article...]

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries: Europol

The temporary fix initially helped slow down the rate of infected computers. But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks. Security experts advised victims not to cough up the ransom, and Mr Op Gen Oorth said that, so far, relatively few had. Forcepoint Security Labs said that "a major malicious email campaign... [Full Article...]

The hero who accidentally stopped the cyberattack from spreading

The hero who accidentally stopped the cyberattack from spreading Ransomware has a habit of mutating and so it changes over time in order to find different ways to access computers or to get around patches (operating system updates that often include security updates ). "Ransomware is a cyber infection that demands money from the user in return for unlocking or returning the files it has locked up". Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich countries wi... [Full Article...]