Pakistani hospital overwhelmed as water-borne illnesses spread

Sehwan hospital in southern Pakistan is overwhelmed Patients arrive from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from waterborne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEHWAN, Pakistan, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The emergency room at the main government hospital in Sehwan, a small town in southern Pakistan, is overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters saw … Read more

FDA greenlights Amylyx’s ALS drug

September 29 (Reuters) – Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMLX.O) said on Thursday that the US Food and Drug Administration approved its drug to slow the progression of ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and potentially delay death, sending the company’s shares up almost 14 % on extended trading. The company added that healthcare professionals will soon be … Read more

Analysis: Alzheimer’s drug trial breakthrough boost for Roche, Eli Lilly

Biogen and Eisai report a landmark result for an experimental drug Almost all Alzheimer’s trials have previously failed Roche and Eli Lilly drugs target the same protein as Eisai’s compound Biogen Stocks of all four drugmakers soar on news LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The results of a key trial of an Alzheimer’s drug on … Read more

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotting’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – For six months, Xu’s home has been a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, lured by brochures. that promoted their views of the river. and the clean air of the city. Their living conditions, however, are far … Read more

World leaders pledge billions to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria on UN sidelines

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record UNITED NATIONS/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hit the promised $14.25 billion on Wednesday as world leaders seek to combat deadly diseases after that the COVID-19 pandemic derailed progress. US President Joe Biden, who was hosting … Read more

U.S. home sales drop for 7th straight month, house price growth cooling

Existing home sales fall 0.4% in August The average price of housing increases by 7.7% compared to the previous year Housing supply at 1.28 million, unchanged from a year ago WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – U.S. existing home sales fell for the seventh straight month in August as affordability deteriorated further amid rising mortgage rates … Read more

U.S. rents surge, leaving behind generation of younger workers

Sept 21 (Reuters) – The cost of renting a home in the United States is rising and young workers have felt the sharpest pain, many taking on side jobs or roommates to pay housing costs. Household rents in 2021 increased 10% from pre-pandemic levels, according to Census Bureau estimates released last week. The figures came … Read more

Analysis: China’s mortgage boycott quietly regroups as construction idles

Surveillance cameras are seen near residential buildings under construction in Shanghai, China, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Two months after many Chinese homebuyers stopped paying their mortgages to protest stalled construction on their properties, a lack of progress in … Read more

Analysis: Price hikes test Inditex’s ability to stay in fashion

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record Initial prices at Zara rise 12.2% in the year to July: UBS Inditex says it will raise prices again in the second half Analysts urge caution amid signs of slowing apparel demand MADRID, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex’s strong first half results show … Read more

Turkish bank stocks’ rollercoaster ride leaves investors reeling

Morning sunlight breaks through residential homes stretching to the Istanbul skyline in Turkey June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Boyce Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record ISTANBUL, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The dizzying volatility in Turkey’s bank shares has left investors reeling after a market rise this year, buoyed by the highest available … Read more