I came to London to report about higher education but I stayed for the austerity.

No longer just a smoker's disease, lung cancer gets treatments

chicagotribune.com — Pink makes Kaye Paterson see red. The official color of breast cancer , pink is deployed on ribbons, bracelets and even NFL uniforms to steer attention - and research money - to the disease. For Paterson, who has far deadlier lung cancer , so much pink can be hard to accept.

Stroke Victims Benefit From Surgery on Blood Clots, Study Says

bloomberg.com — Stroke patients whose blocked arteries are re-opened with surgical devices fared better in a study than those treated with intravenous drugs alone to dissolve clots, offering the first solid evidence of an effective new treatment.

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Targeted by Antibody With Hope for Vaccine

bloomberg.com — Scientists have discovered new antibodies that neutralize viruses that cause dengue, potentially putting a universal vaccine within reach for a mosquito-borne illness that strikes an estimated 400 million people a year. The antibodies are effective against all four dengue viruses, according to an article published today in Nature Immunology.

Not sexy, not just smoker's disease

biznews.com — Pink makes Kaye Paterson see red. The official colour of breast cancer, pink is deployed on ribbons, bracelets and in the US even National Football League uniforms to steer attention - and research money - to the disease. For Paterson, who has far deadlier lung cancer, so much pink can be hard to accept.

Former Waterford Crystal Workers Vote to Accept Pension Deal

bloomberg.com — Former workers at a shuttered Waterford Crystal factory in Ireland voted to accept a pension settlement, ending a five-year legal battle. The settlement, approved today, gives the former workers an average of 82 percent of the pension they were entitled to, plus 1,200 euros ($1,495) for every year of service, the Unite union in Ireland said today in an e-mailed statement.

Smoker’s Disease No More, Lung Cancer Gets New Therapies

bloomberg.com — Pink makes Kaye Paterson see red. The official color of breast cancer, pink is deployed on ribbons, bracelets and even NFL uniforms to steer attention -- and research money -- to the disease. For Paterson, who has far deadlier lung cancer, so much pink can be hard to accept.

Glaxo Ends Mature Products Sale, Citing Inadequate Bids

bloomberg.com — GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) ended an effort to sell some of its older medicines because the bids weren't high enough, thwarting one effort to reduce costs and focus on more profitable drugs. "The company has evaluated all bids received and has concluded, consistent with its key criteria of maximizing shareholder value, not to pursue divestment," London-based Glaxo said in a statement today.

Glaxo to Eliminate Several Hundred U.S. Jobs to Reduce Costs

bloomberg.com — GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) will cut several hundred jobs from its U.S. workforce as part of the drugmaker's efforts to reduce costs by 1 billion pounds ($1.57 billion). The company will eliminate positions in commercial and research operations as part of a global restructuring, London-based Glaxo said today in an e-mailed statement.

Glaxo poised to announce reorganization; action will cut hundreds of U.S. jobs

buffalonews.com — LONDON - GlaxoSmithKline is planning a reorganization that will include hundreds of job cuts in the United States, where the drugmaker is struggling to sell respiratory medicines, people familiar with the situation said. London-based Glaxo will announce a workforce restructuring as soon as this week, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a private company matter.

HIV May Evolve to Cause AIDS Less Frequently, Researchers Find

bloomberg.com — HIV may be evolving to become less aggressive, suggesting that one day it may infect humans without causing AIDS. Women with HIV in South Africa are more likely to have AIDS than a similar group in Botswana, where the disease arrived a decade earlier.
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Dec 22, 2014

Actually, THIS story about child birth in India is the most horrifying thing you'll read today bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-2…

Dec 22, 2014

This story about child porn is the most horrifying thing you'll read today: bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-2…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @david_wainer: The ‘Queen of Cyberporn’ and Her Town’s Industry of Abuse bloom.bg/1wURqnv via @business

Dec 18, 2014

Still not fast enough RT @NYMag Amazon is now offering us one-hour toilet-paper delivery: nym.ag/1z1fYIq

Dec 18, 2014

U.S. building 15 #Ebola clinics in Liberia, where 8 counties have reported ZERO cases in 3 weeks, via @maki_kitamura bloom.bg/1C4OncU

Dec 18, 2014

Glaxo says dividend is secure as analysts question payout, exclusive from moi bloom.bg/1zzzxdE via @business $GSK

Dec 17, 2014

Major new report shows benefits of surgery for #stroke victims (& with study name MR CLEAN, how could it be wrong?) bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-1…



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