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October 22, 2018 2:24 AM Julia Louis-Dreyfus Feted for Career Achievement in Comedy

(WASHINGTON) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she’s being recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy. She is the 21st person to be honored with the award by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jerry Seinfeld, Stephen Colbert and 2010 Mark Twain recipient 103

October 22, 2018 12:03 AM CBS interim chairman resigns from board because of ill health

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp (CBS.N) interim chairman Richard Parsons has resigned from the board for reasons of ill health about a month after joining, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Parsons, who said he had complications from a form of cancer, will be replaced by Strauss Zelnick, who founded the media-focused private equity firm Zelnick 94

October 21, 2018 10:01 PM Lauren Alaina announces stepfather Sam Ramker's death in Instagram post

Country singer Lauren Alaina mourned her stepfather on Instagram Sunday in a post announcing his death. Alaina paid tribute to Sam Ramker -- who Taste of Country reports was husband to the singer’s mom Kristy Suddeth and fighting Stage IV cancer -- when captioning a photo. The 23-year-old called Ramker “the purest example of how to love and live life fully 58

October 19, 2018 11:36 AM ‘RHOBH’ star Camille Grammer shows off beach body on Hawaiian vacation

Camille Grammer flaunts her sexy beach body while enjoying her Hawaiian get away. (2016 Gregg DeGuire) The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star, who celebrated the milestone birthday last month, took to Instagram on Wednesday to show off her svelte figure. “Morning training Hawaiian style,” she captioned three photos of herself in a blue bikini. “Just finished 68

October 18, 2018 1:37 PM Novartis to Buy Cancer-Drug Maker Endocyte for $2.1 Billion

Deal is latest by new chief executive to reshape Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG on Thursday said it would pay $2.1 billion for Endocyte Inc., a U.S. company developing a new treatment for prostate cancer, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant’s latest move to double down on high-value prescription drugs. Endocyte specializes in so-called radiopharmaceuticals 82

October 16, 2018 4:29 PM FDA approves Pfizer's drug for advanced breast cancer

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it approved Pfizer Inc’s drug for an advanced form of breast cancer tied to an inherited gene mutation. The drug, talazoparib, belongs to a closely watched class of new medicines called PARP inhibitors, which block enzymes involved in repairing damaged DNA, thereby helping to kill cancer 117

October 11, 2018 10:04 PM Abbvie settles Humira patent disputes with Novartis unit

(Reuters) - Abbvie Inc said on Thursday it settled all patent disputes with Novartis AG, granting it a non-exclusive license to manufacture and sell a copycat version of blockbuster drug, Humira. Abbvie, however, did not disclose details regarding the royalties it will receive from Novartis generics unit, Sandoz, as part of the agreement. The license 125

October 11, 2018 2:05 AM Judge doesn't extend order keeping girl, 9, on life support

FORT WORTH, Texas – A judge has denied a family's plea to extend a court order that has kept a 9-year-old North Texas girl on life support. State District Judge Melody Wilkinson's ruling Wednesday means doctors at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth can disconnect Payton Summons from life support after 1:20 p.m. Monday. Payton has cancer. Her tumor 64

October 10, 2018 10:10 PM Bayer gets tentative ruling for new trial in weed-killer case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit received a tentative ruling for a new trial on the $250 million in punitive damages awarded by a jury to a groundskeeper who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. According to a Wednesday court filing in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California 94

October 4, 2018 5:52 PM FDA expands approval of Roche's bleeding disorder drug

(Reuters) - Roche said on Thursday U.S. regulators approved its hemophilia A drug Hemlibra, expanding its use in nearly all patients, as the Swiss drugmaker pushes deeper into diseases beyond cancer to replace revenue from older, patent-expired drugs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Hemlibra for adults, children and newborn, and is the only preventive 120