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Chemist who invented ibuprofen after taking it for hangover dies

Chemist who invented ibuprofen after taking it for hangover dies

Technology
A British chemist who helped invent the painkiller ibuprofen after he took it to cure his own hangover has died at the age of 95.Dr Stewart Adams, who was awarded an OBE in 1987, died at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham on Wednesday. He has been praised for his "amazing achievement with the invention of ibubrofen" and was also described as "a genuinely nice guy".Ibuprofen is now one of the world's best-selling anti-inflammatory painkillers.Dr Adams, a father-of-two and grandfather-of-six who lived in Redhill, Nottinghamshire, said he used it ahead of an important speech in the early 1960s. He told the BBC: "I was first up to speak and I had a bit of a headache after a night out with friends. So I took a 600mg dose, just to be sure, and I found it was very effective." ...
Overtones singer, 36, plunged to death from balcony after taking crystal meth

Overtones singer, 36, plunged to death from balcony after taking crystal meth

Entertainment
The Overtones star was pronounced dead on April 9 this year after falling from a flat in London, aged 36.It has now been confirmed that the accident was drug related.The singer had been suffering from skin cancer, and fans initially thought this was the cause of his death.Back in 2016, after being diagnosed with stage three melanoma, the disease had forced him to pull out of the band's tour.  Related Articles However, months after his death, coroners have released the full details of the incident. Poplar, London's Coroner's Court determined the death as a drug-related incident and confirmed to Mirror Online that he fell to his death from a balcony after taking crystal meth.At the time of Timmy's death, The Overtones released a statement...
Elon Musk reaches deal over tweets about taking Tesla private

Elon Musk reaches deal over tweets about taking Tesla private

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device Elon Musk must step down as Tesla chair and pay a fine after reaching a deal with US regulators over tweets he posted about taking the firm private.It follows Thursday's decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to sue Mr Musk for alleged securities fraud.Under the deal, Mr Musk will remain as Tesla CEO but has to step down as chairman for three years.Both he and Tesla will also have to pay a $ 20m (£15m) fine.The SEC's chairman Jay Clayton said that he supported the deal, and felt that it was in the best interests of US markets and investors, including the shareholders of Tesla."This matter reaffirms an important principle embodied in our disclosure-based federal securities law...

Taking Summer Hours on a Thursday

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Programming Note John Blank was on CNBC s Closing Bell this afternoon discussing how Alibaba s recent pullback is really a buying opportunity Watch his appearance right here It s a good thing we got that recent four day rally when we did because otherwise we would have suffered Latest Articles in