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Gay Couple Hosts Reception in Mumbai; First Same Sex Wedding Celebration in City After SC Verdict on Section 377

LGBT Representational Image (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Mumbai, February 5: A gay couple hosted their wedding reception at a hotel in Mumbai on February 1. This was the first same-sex wedding celebration in Mumbai after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality under Section 377 of the IPC last year. Vinod Philip, 43, founder of Rainbow Voices Mumbai, India’s… Read More »

FDA Approves Imbruvica (ibrutinib) Plus Obinutuzumab as First Non-Chemotherapy Combination Regimen for Treatment-Naïve Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Print this page HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) in combination with obinutuzumab in treatment-naïve patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL), the most common form of leukemia in adults.1 This is… Read More »

Congress holds first hearings on insulin, high drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Powerful committees in the U.S. Congress held hearings on Tuesday on insulin affordability and high prescription drug prices, an issue both chambers have said is a top priority for the year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about prescription drug prices at… Read More »