The United Nations General Assembly last week formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a 17-point plan to eradicate global poverty, which also formally recognised the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development around the world.
Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, which focuses on the development of new drugs for the treatment of chronic pain, has announced that it has agreed to the sale of Spinifex to Novartis International AG for an upfront cash consideration of US$200m, plus undisclosed clinical development and regulatory milestone payments.
On Saturday, medical and pharmaceutical products manufacturer, Medline, hosted its ninth annual Medline Makes a Difference Day bringing together hundreds of employees, family members and friends who spent the day providing support to local charitable organisations.
For the past half century, everyone knew that there would come a day when that baby boomer population would become seniors with special needs. The fear was always what these needs would do to the economy, but there is a whole other side to the issue and that is what those needs could do for an economy.