UAE to host 24th Global Women in Nuclear Conference in November

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – Delegates from across the globe will unite in Abu Dhabi this November to celebrate women’s achievements in the nuclear industry at the 24th Global Women in Nuclear (WiN) conference.

MoFAIC receives credentials of Consul-General of Tanzania

DUBAI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – The Director of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) in Dubai, Abdulrahman Ghanem Al Mutaiwee, has received in his office at the ministry, the credentials of the Consul-General of Tanzania in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Ali Jabir Mwadini.

Theranos withdraws new Zika test after FDA inspection: WSJ

(Reuters) – Blood-testing firm Theranos Inc withdrew its request for emergency clearance of a Zika-virus blood test after U.S. regulators found the company did not include proper patient safeguards in a study on the test, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

2011 Ohio law made abortions riskier, more costly

(Reuters Health) – After Ohio enacted a law forcing abortion providers to prescribe an outdated drug regimen, women who received medication abortions there were more likely to experience complications and higher prices, a study shows.

Ebola virus lasts in semen for up to 565 days: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The largest analysis yet has found Ebola virus particles present in semen as long as 565 days after recovery from an infection, highlighting the potential role of sex in sparking another outbreak, researchers reported on Tuesday.

Singapore confirms Zika spread; U.S. and other countries issue travel warnings

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, as the United States joined a growing list of countries warning pregnant women or those trying to get pregnant to avoid travel to the city-state.

Upbeat music may make people more cooperative

(Reuters Health) – The right mood music can influence how well people work together, a new management-oriented study suggests.

Novartis bid to sell new biosimilar crimped by U.S. court battles

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis has won U.S. approval for a copy of Amgen's blockbuster arthritis drug Enbrel, but the Swiss drugmaker's bid to muscle in on the medicine's $4.7 billion in annual U.S. revenue remains blocked by court battles.

Express Scripts diabetes program aims to cap costs for customers

(Reuters) – Express Scripts Holding, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, said on Wednesday it will implement a program next year that guarantees per-patient spending caps on diabetes drug costs in an effort to limit soaring increases for its customers.

Three new cases of local Zika transmission in Florida: officials

(Reuters) – Florida health officials on Tuesday said they were investigating three new Zika virus cases likely stemming from local mosquito bites in Miami-Dade County, including two cases outside of the known areas of active transmission.