UK's Truss breaks silence on markets slump, defends her tax cuts
British Prime Minister Liz Truss said she would stick to her to reignite economic growth as she broke her silence on Thursday following nearly a week of chaos in financial markets triggered by... #liztruss #truss (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At last, a drug to slow down Alzheimer's
Eisai Co, a Tokyo-based pharmaceutical company with a family bent and market capitalisation of $14 billion, crossed the finish line before behemoths valued nearly 20-fold higher, including industry leaders Roche Holding AG and Eli Lilly& Co (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inflation Phobia Hastens Recessions, Debt Crises
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 27 2022 (IPS) Inflation phobia among central banks (CBs) is dragging economies into recession and debt crises. Their dogmatic beliefs prevent them from doing right. Instead, they take their cues from Washington: the US Fed, Treasury and Bretton Woods institutions (BWIs). Costly recessions Both BWIs – the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank – have recently raised the alarm about the likely dire consequences of the ensuing contractionary ‘race to the bottom’. But their dogmas stop them from being pragmatic. Hence, their policy analys...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Inequality Labour TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Europe ’s energy crisis hits science
Soon after Jessica Dempsey became director of the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) in December 2021, she was forced to focus not on the stars, but on the electric bill. ASTRON operates the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR), which relies on large computer clusters to process radio astronomy data. They consume about 2000 megawatt-hours per year—the equivalent of 800 households. When Dempsey sought to renew ASTRON’s energy contracts this summer, she was shocked to find costs had tripled from 2021 levels. To keep the LOFAR running, Dempsey plans to seek emergency energy funding from the Dutch government; withou...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 7, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Life saviors force-feed pills bitter on pocket in exchange for exotic vacations, chic cars
To keep a gauge if a doctor is prescribing drugs manufactured by particular pharmaceutical companies, medical representatives collect weekly data from all pharmacies around a doctor ’s chamber. The data shows if the drug’s stock has been moving or not. If the sales slow down, that is an alarm for the MRs to visit the doctor again, negotiate and offer gifts. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patti Payne: Costco Children's Golf Classic knocks it out of the park, raising $12.4 million for Children's
Despite concerns over inflation and an economic slowdown, donors gave a record-shattering $12.4 M for Seattle Children's hospital patient care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 23, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

South Africa: Engaging Communities and Young People in the HIV Response
[spotlight] The AIDS2022 conference held recently in Montreal, Canada highlighted yet again the need for community activism and the importance of the involvement of young people. While these calls are not entirely new, they come at a time when the global HIV response appears to be faltering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war, and the general economic downturn. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stock Market News Today Live: Stocks Rise After GDP Report
Yields on junk bonds have fallen faster than Treasury yields in July, a sign investors aren't feeling all that jumpy about how an economic slowdown could hit low-rated borrowers.\n\nHigh-yield... #stockmarketnews #borrowersnnhigh #slowdown #signinvestors (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Trump WH economist slams Biden administration's'recession' spin
The former top economist in the Trump White House criticized the Biden administration's attempt to downplay recession fears, saying the economy was headed toward a sharp downturn. #toptrumpwh #economist #recession #downturn #trumpwhitehouse (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fed prepares another mega-sized rate hike, risking deeper economic downturn
The Federal Reserve is expected to approve another massive interest rate increase at the end of its two-day meeting on Wednesday as it ramps up its inflation battle. #inflationbattle #ratehike #downturn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jerome Powell Pressed Over How Fed Would Respond to Economic Slowdown
Fed chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers if rate increases slow the economy sharply but don’t reduce inflation quickly, the Fed would be reluctant to shift from tightening until it saw clear... #jeromepowell #slowdown (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthcare Automation Startup Medallion Raises $35 Million To Go On The Offensive
Founder and CEO Derek Lo is banking on healthcare compliance software being a necessity, even in an economic downturn. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Tobacco Consumption Slows in the West, Grows in Africa, say Researchers
As cigarette smuggling in Southern Africa becomes big business, researchers have expressed concern that tobacco consumption is increasing in younger people and developing countries. Credit: Ignatius Banda/IPSBy Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe , Jun 21 2022 (IPS) Cigarette smuggling has emerged as one of the most lucrative enterprises between Zimbabwe and South Africa, with border authorities seizing contraband worth millions of dollars in recent years. Last month, South African police confiscated cigarettes worth ZAR1,7 million (about USD105,000) from Zimbabwean smugglers who have taken advantage of porous border contr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignatius Banda Tags: Africa Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Tobacco Zimbabwe Source Type: news

Stocks slip on Wall Street, edge closer to bear market
NEW YORK — Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday, deepening a slump for major indexes as persistently high inflation continues to weigh on the economy. The S&P 500, the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wall Street falls as growth stocks, glum China data weigh
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as downbeat China data added to worries about a global economic slowdown against the backdrop of aggressive policy tightening by the U.S. Federal Reserve. #slowdown #policytightening #usfederalreserve (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news