AbbVie scores blockbuster approval for RA med Rinvoq, its crucial Humira follow-up

The second of AbbVie’s highly anticipated 2019 blockbuster candidates is here. On Friday, the FDA greenlighted Rinvoq, a rheumatoid arthritis med meant to succeed best-selling Humira as copycats bite into its sales. The new product should be available in the U.S. by late August, AbbVie said. AbbVie had not returned a request for pricing information… Read More »

8 tips for dealing with restaurant noise when you wear hearing aids

Restaurant noise is challenging, coming from all directions. There’s the chatter of dining patrons, the backdrop of plates and glasses clanging, and more than likely a stream of loud music booming overhead as people scoot in and out of chairs scraping against floors. Even the chef may be audible: The open-kitchen styles that are so trendy these days… Read More »

‘Dangerous’ level of salt in picnic snacks

Nearly half of products surveyed were “worryingly high” in saturated fat, and salt ‘Dangerous’ level of salt in picnic snacks Independent.ie A TYPICAL picnic basket of summer snacks can contain “huge” amounts of salt and saturated fat, health campaigners have warned. https://www.independent.ie/life/food-drink/food-news/dangerous-level-of-salt-in-picnic-snacks-38405698.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38405694.ece/1a9ab/AUTOCROP/h342/picnic.jpg Email A TYPICAL picnic basket of summer snacks can contain “huge” amounts… Read More »