Tag Archives: heard

Viewpoints: Cutting Food Stipends Is Like Taking Away Medicine; Is 2019 The Year ‘The Shot Heard Round The World’ For Alzheimer’s?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Cuts Poverty Food Stipends Just Before Christmas  In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Congress rejected President Trump’s efforts on last year’s farm bill to impose new food stamp restrictions that would have cut benefits for more than a million needy people.… Read More »

Pfizer’s Upjohn and Mylan will become Viatris. Wait, haven’t we heard that name before?

Finding the perfect name is no easy task for a new company, particularly in the exotic world of biopharma monikers. Mylan and Pfizer’s Upjohn, working to close their generics megamerger, believe they have a name that strikes the right tone––even if that name is very familiar to one of the partners. After shareholder and regulatory approval, Mylan… Read More »

Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects

Statins have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects Independent.ie Q My 56-year-old husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. However, he is unhappy about taking statins, as prescribed by his GP, as… Read More »