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May 18, 2018 8:10 AM US approves new drug for prevention of migraines

WASHINGTON: Migraine sufferers on Thursday got some relief from US regulators who approved the first of a new class of drugs for migraine prevention. The United States Food and Drug Administration said it endorsed Aimovig for prevention of migraine in adults, through monthly self-injections. Aimovig is the first in a new class of drugs that work by blocking 82

April 9, 2018 6:26 AM Novartis to buy AveXis in US$8.7b gene therapy deal

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel, Switzerland March 29, 2018. — Reuters picNEW YORK, April 9 — Novartis AG agreed to acquire AveXis Inc for US$8.7 billion (RM33.6 billion) to expand its position in gene therapy. Switzerland-based Novartis is buying the Bannockburn, Illinois, company for $218 a share 54

November 19, 2017 1:12 AM Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder’s passing

Australian guitarists and brothers Angus (left) and Malcom Young from AC/DC. — AFP picMELBOURNE, Nov 19 —Tributes continued to pour in today in for Malcolm Young, co-founder of the Australian rock band AC/DC, a day after he died at age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years. Malcolm Young and his brother Angus Young founded AC/DC, whose hits included 57

November 18, 2017 11:35 PM Cook leads by three as he chases first PGA victory

REUTERS: Rookie Austin Cook edged closer to his maiden PGA Tour title after firing a third-round four-under-par 66 for a three-stroke lead at the RSM Classic in Sea Island, Georgia, on Saturday. The 26-year-old collected his first bogey of the week but picked up five birdies at the Seaside course to reach 18-under 194, with former winner Chris Kirk (64) his closest 14

October 25, 2017 7:55 AM New trailer takes us on a mysterious journey with ‘The Strange Ones’ (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Oct 25 — Here is a new trailer for Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff’s thriller The Strange Ones. The film stars Alex Pettyfer and James Freedson-Jackson who seem to be brothers surrounded by mysterious events as they make their way across a remote American landscape. The synopsis of the film reads: “Mysterious events surround two travellers 90

October 1, 2017 4:02 AM Pilferers take food meant for the poor

A community service feeding hungry people has come to an end after unscrupulous people smashed the glass of the fridge and carted away all the donated food. PETALING JAYA: A bunch of unscrupulous people have dashed the hopes of poor families after they pilfered food meant for the hungry. A community service to feed the hungry was started five months 27

September 25, 2017 10:51 PM Oil price hits highest since more than two years

NEW YORK: Oil prices soared more than 3 percent on Monday, with Brent hitting its highest in more than two years, after major producers said the global market was on its way to rebalancing, while Turkey threatened to cut oil flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region toward its ports. The November Brent crude futures contract settled up$2.16, or 3.8 percent 55

September 23, 2017 9:10 PM Casey leads midway through third round at Atlanta

REUTERS: England's Paul Casey held a one-stroke lead over Americans Kevin Kisner and Brooks Koepka midway through the third round of the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta on Saturday. Casey, in the chase for the FedExCup and its US$10 million bonus, started impressively with three birdies and an eagle in his first seven holes before consecutive 20

September 21, 2017 12:03 AM Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch (VIDEO)

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch during a media event at Apple’s new headquarters during a media event in Cupertino, California, September 12, 2017. — AFP picSAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21 — Apple Inc’s yesterday conceded its latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago has problems with its most important feature: the ability make phone calls and access 158

September 16, 2017 10:20 PM Leishman five clear of Day and Fowler after third round at BMW

REUTERS: Marc Leishman carded a solid three-under-par 68 to extend his lead to five strokes after the third round at the BMW Championship outside Chicago on Saturday. Leishman, who started the day three in front, posted a 19-under 194 total with one round left at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Illinois. Fellow Australian Jason Day and American Rickie Fowler 16