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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honour his election pledges to get Brexit done as soon as possible and boost funding to the state health service. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a statement at Downing Street after winning the
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FILE PHOTO: The company’s logo is seen at the new cell and gene therapy factory of Swiss drugmaker Novartis in Stein, Switzerland, November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it is jettisoning what it had hoped would be a billion-dollar-selling asthma drug, fevipiprant, from its development program after
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FILE PHOTO: Nov 2, 2019; Arcadia, CA, USA; Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Vino Rosso (10) races in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic in the 36th Breeders Cup world championships at Santa Anita Park. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo (Reuters) – Santa Anita Park, where 35 horses have died as the result of injuries
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Britain’s PM Boris Johnson delivers a statement at Downing Street in London after winning the general election. December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to run a “revolutionary” government by sacking ministers, merging ministries and replacing civil servants with external experts, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. The newspaper cited
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Contestants, who are mostly housewives, react to the camera as they participate in a shouting competition at Betawi traditional festival in Jakarta, Indonesia December 14, 2019. Picture taken December 14, 2019. REUTERS/Yuddy Cahya Budiman JAKARTA (Reuters) – Dozens of Indonesians have taken part in a shouting competition in the capital Jakarta, given five minutes on
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Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon speaks at a counting centre for Britain’s general election in Glasgow, Britain, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne LONDON (Reuters) – Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday that he could not keep Scotland in the United Kingdom against the country’s will. Johnson and his
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(Reuters) – U.S. health regulators on Friday approved expanding the heart benefit claims Amarin Corp can make in promoting its drug Vascepa to include reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients, opening a multibillion-dollar market opportunity. FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is shown
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FILE PHOTO: John McDonnell, Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington, reacts after retaining his parliamentary seat in the general election, in Uxbridge, Britain, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour party finance spokesman John McDonnell will not be in his party’s next shadow cabinet after Labour’s heavy election defeat to
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(Reuters) – Independent advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted unanimously in favor of Horizon Therapeutics Plc’s experimental treatment for active thyroid eye disease, taking the drug closer towards potential approval. If approved, teprotumumab, a type of immunotherapy, is expected to become a standard of care for the vision-threatening autoimmune disorder,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a photograph with Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in Edinburgh, Britain, July 29, 2019. Duncan McGlynn/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs to “focus on reality” and recognise that the Scottish National Party (SNP) has been given
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to “let the healing begin” in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday after securing a landslide victory in a divisive national election. Below is the text of his speech: “This morning I went to Buckingham Palace and I am forming a new government.” “And
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(Reuters Health) – Adolescents who are active on social media may be more likely to exercise excessively, skip meals or develop other forms of disordered eating, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers surveyed 996 seventh- and eighth-graders, age 13 on average, about their use of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumbler. They also
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LONDON (Reuters) – Several hundred noisy protesters marched through central London on Friday to protest against Britain’s election result, chanting “Boris Johnson: Not My Prime Minister” and “Boris, Boris, Boris: Out, Out, Out”. The protesters, brandishing signs that read “Defy Tory (Conservative) Rule” and “Refugees Welcome”, walked at speed from outside Johnson’s Downing Street residence
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(Reuters) – Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT.O) soared 31% on Friday after U.S. regulators shocked Wall Street by approving the company’s treatment for a muscle-wasting disorder less than four months after rejecting the drug over safety concerns. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seen in Silver Spring,
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(Reuters) – Biogen Inc said on Friday it would discontinue development of its experimental therapy for a rare brain disease after the treatment failed a mid-stage trial. The therapy, gosuranemab, failed to hit statistical significance in its main goal and did not demonstrate effectiveness on key secondary goals when tested in patients with progressive supranuclear
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