Published May 10, 2018 Markets Motley Fool Facebook Twitter Comments Print Traveling for work is often a necessity, and it can be a good way to not only explore new places but also get to know different people within your company or industry. In 2016, an estimated 503 million employees traveled for work, according to the Global Business Travel Association Foundation. But there comes a point when all that travel can really catch up with you. In fact, a new Columbia University study finds that employees who travel for work two weeks or more per month are more likely to display symptoms of anxiety and depression than employees who travel just one to six nights a month for work purposes. They're also more likely to smoke and have trouble sleeping. Continue Reading Below If you tend to travel frequently in the course of your job, you may want to think about either scaling back or taking steps to minimize the impact of all that travel on your health. … [Read more...] about Is Too Much Work Travel Wrecking Your Health?
ZURICH (Reuters) – The well-being and health of footballers must be a priority for global soccer body FIFA as it makes plans for two major new international soccer tournaments, the world players’ union said on Thursday. FIFPro said in a statement that it would be neglecting its duty if it did not look at the impact on players’ health of FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s ambitious plans for a global Nations League and a revamped 24-team Club World Cup. Infantino’s proposed Club World Cup would involve expanding it to 24 teams — including 12 from Europe — and staging it every four years, starting from 2021, instead of annually as happens at present. The Nations League would be a global version of the new competitions which are being introduced by UEFA in Europe and by CONCACAF in North and Central America and the Caribbean. It would culminate in an eight-team knockout tournament — effectively a mini-World Cup — held every two years, … [Read more...] about Players union warns FIFA not overlook health implications of new tournaments
First quarter 2018 TYMLOS® sales increase to $14.5 million, a 90% increase over the fourth quarter of 2017TYMLOS captured on average 13% of the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market and 31% of new anabolic patient starts in the quarterRadius targets TYMLOS capturing on average 19-21% of the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market in 2018 and expects the U.S. anabolic market to grow by 5-7% versus 2017Initiated Phase 3 Trial of abaloparatide-SC for the treatment of male osteoporosisSignificant progress in clinical pipeline with finalization of Phase 3 development pathways for elacestrant and abaloparatide-patchConference call scheduled for 8:00 AM ET todayWALTHAM, Mass., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:RDUS), today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 and provided a business update.“The Company’s first quarter results highlight the strong performance of TYMLOS in the U.S. anabolic … [Read more...] about Radius Health Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results and Provides Business Update
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) announced today that Jason Shandell, President, and Bill Peters, CFO, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time in Las Vegas, NV.This presentation will be made available with a live webcast and may be accessed by visiting Amphastar’s Pharmaceuticals website at http://ir.amphastar.com . This webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation.About Amphastar:Amphastar is a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses primarily on developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling technically-challenging generic and proprietary injectable, inhalation, and intranasal products. Additionally, the Company sells insulin active pharmaceutical ingredient products. Most of the Company’s finished products are used in hospital or urgent care clinical settings and are primarily … [Read more...] about Amphastar Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY — 4-H Club and FFA will become pipelines for rural health care providers under a scholarship program announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.Officials said during an awards presentation at the Capitol that a $2.8 million endowment has been established to provide financial support for 4-H and FFA members in medical school.The scholarships will enhance an existing “Blue Coats to White Coats” partnership with FFA — formerly Future Farmers of America — and create a new one with 4-H.The idea is to recruit more medical students with rural and small-town roots who want to return to those parts of the state.“OSU-CHS is committed to combating the growing physician shortage in rural Oklahoma by creating and growing a strong pipeline of new doctors eager to bring their skills back to their hometowns upon completion of their medical education,” said OSU-CHS President Kayse Shrum, D.O.The endowment is … [Read more...] about Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences 4-H, FFA scholarships for rural doctors