EXCLUSIVE: Mustela Owner Acquires Babo Botanicals

French pharmaceutical business Laboratoires Expanscience has acquired New York-based Babo Botanicals LLC. Babo, founded by beauty industry veteran Kate Solomon in 2010, makes mineral- and plant-based skin-care, sun-care and hair-care products that target babies, children and adults. The brand's products are Environmental Working Group-certified and center around botanical ingredients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but industry sources said […]

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Could Trump’s plan for lowering prescription drug prices work?

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Interested in Donald Trump? President Donald Trump’s new pledge to crack down on “the global freeloading” in prescription drugs had a sense of déjà vu. Five months ago, Trump unveiled a blueprint to address prohibitive drug prices, and his administration has been feverishly rolling out ideas ranging from posting drug prices on television […]

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Pot, property values are focus of upcoming federal trial

A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States’ budding marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property’s value. The trial set to begin Monday in Denver is the first time a jury will consider a lawsuit using federal anti-racketeering law to target […]

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Trump administration announces plan to cut drug prices

(HealthDay)—In an effort to cut high drug costs, the prices paid by Medicare for certain prescription drugs would be based on those in other advanced industrial nations, according to a proposal announced Oct. 25 by the Trump administration. The move would cut costs for Medicare and save beneficiaries millions of dollars, according to an article in The New York Times. […]

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Food that helps prevent cancer

The Independent reported that scientists were able to prove a huge benefit to human health from eating organic produce. In particular, said the researchers, it reduces the risk of certain types of cancer. According to The Independent, the authors of the project, French scientists observed the power of people (almost 70 thousand people) between 2009 and 2016. The participants were […]

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Small risks may have big impact on breast cancer odds of childhood cancer survivors

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers have evidence that common genetic variations can help to identify pediatric cancer survivors who are at increased risk for developing breast cancer while relatively young. The findings appear today in the journal Clinical Cancer Research. The research focused on the combined effect of 170 common genetic variations that individually confer a modest increased risk […]

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People are not able to properly assess your growth

the vast majority of cases people tend to appreciate the new friends higher than themselves – to such conclusion came scientists from three American universities, Harvard, Cornell and Yale. The researchers found that almost all of us appreciate the new friends higher than themselves, and on the opposite side the same thing happens. According to them, often diverge in growth […]

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What November's Capricorn Horoscope Means for You

I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, your resident astrologer, serving up your monthly horoscope. Read what your sign's 2018 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Capricorn personality profile. Who are your people, Capricorn? It’s hard to achieve success (especially on the scale you crave) without having support. On some level, your achievements are contingent on having a […]

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What November's Gemini Horoscope Means for You

I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, your resident astrologer, serving up your monthly horoscope. Read what your sign's 2018 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Gemini personality profile. Can you believe it’s already November? The year flew by quickly and November is shaping up to be one of the most impactful months of 2018 — especially for […]

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Surgeons carry out spine surgery in the womb

In a United Kingdom first, a team of specialists from University College London (UCL), University College London Hospitals (UCLH), and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) performed surgeries on two different babies with spina bifida while they were still in their mothers’ wombs. The specialists conducted the two surgeries over the summer and now report that both mothers and both babies […]

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