Tag Archives: Family

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says

RIYADH — Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday. Hathloul, along with at least a dozen other women’s rights activists, were arrested over a year ago as… Read More »

Gestational Diabetes in the Mother Increases Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Kaberi Dasgupta, McGill University You probably know someone with diabetes, as it is an increasingly common disease. In 2017, more than 425 million adults were living with diabetes, and more than 1,106,500 children were living with Type 1 diabetes, globally. There are three common types of diabetes. In Type 1, the body’s immune system attacks… Read More »

After Apotex founder’s murder, family weighs sale worth up to $3B: report

The family in control of Canadian generics maker Apotex is weighing a sale, Bloomberg reports. (Pixabay) It’s been a tumultuous year and a half at Canadian generics maker Apotex, and now the company is weighing a sale, Bloomberg reports. The development comes after Apotex’s late founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found murdered… Read More »