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SAN DIEGO - Thursday, December 13th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pathway Genomics Corporation, a San Diego-based clinical laboratory that offers clinical genetic testing services internationally, has partnered with the Medcan Clinic, Canada’s largest private health care clinic.

With more than 60 physicians and specialists, Medcan can now provide Pathway Genomics’ personalized genetic testing services in conjunction with in-person counseling by a certified genetic counselor. The testing service is called The Personal Genome Test and is available to all Medcan patients.

"Medcan is a leader in providing personalized and preventive health care to the Canadian people,” said Jim Plante, Pathway’s CEO. "Pathway’s extensive offering of genetic testing services enhances Medcan’s genetics program, and allows the clinic to offer highly personalized and clinically actionable genetic information to its patients.”

Using only a saliva sample, the genetic test repor ... Read more »
Views: 98 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.13.2012

ME Newswire / Business Wire

NEW YORK - Thursday, December 13th 2012

Heartbeat Experts, the global leader in stakeholder management solutions for the life sciences industry, announced today increased revenue and expanded clients across Brazil, Russia, China, India and Korea. Heartbeat Experts’ reported combined revenue from these markets grew 50% in the third quarter of 2012.

The company reported acquiring 15 new clients across these emerging markets. The new projects focused on pharmaceutical products launching in varied therapy areas including oncology, cardiology, diabetes, rheumatology, respiratory, infectious disease, immunology, neurology and gastroenterology. Seven of the new clients purchased key opinion leader (KOL) identificationprojects and six purchased projects focused on achieving market access and reimbursement. Eight of the 15 clients launched stakeholder communities to engage stakeholders for their launching products.

Heartbeat Experts also a ... Read more »
Views: 121 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.13.2012

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Thursday, December 13th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Galderma Pharma S.A. ("Galderma”), a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology and Spirig Pharma A.G. ("Spirig”), a leading company in the development, production, and marketing of dermatological products, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Galderma will acquire Spirig.

"We are delighted to join forces with Spirig Pharma” said Humberto C. Antunes, Chief Executive Officer of Galderma: "Spirig has a holistic approach to protecting, treating, restoring and preventing dermatological conditions which is closely aligned to that of Galderma. With this acquisition, Galderma will become the dermatology market leader in Switzerland, our home country. Additionally, with our global presence, we will be able to make Spirig’s outstanding products available to a larger number of patients around the world.”

"Galderma fulfils all the ... Read more »
Views: 100 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.13.2012

MUNICH, Germany - Thursday, December 13th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FWU AG Group (FWU), a Munich-based financial services company, recently issued a US$55,000,000 Sukuk – the first ever Sukukissuance by a German corporate and the largest ever Sukuk from a European Corporate. This is also the first Sukuk to utilize a computer software programme and intellectual property rights under an Ijara structure.

FWU, which primarily offers global Takaful (Islamic insurance) solutions through strategic cooperation and distribution arrangements in Europe, the Middle East and Malaysia, entered into the transaction through the Dubai branch of its subsidiary FWU Dubai Services GmbH. The ultimate financiers were GCC-based investors represented by Takaful companies that have assisted FWU in raising funding under the Ijara-based (sale and leaseback) method.

The Sukuk were issued through a Luxembourg Issuer SPV incorporated using a Dutch Stichting (foundation) structure - f ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.13.2012

IRVING, Texas - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Global energy demand expected to be 35 percent higher in 2040 versus 2010 as population and economy grow
    North America likely to transition to net energy exporter by 2025
    Oil and natural gas supplies benefit from advanced technologies and will meet about 60 percent of global energy demand in 2040

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The global energy landscape will evolve significantly as regional demand-and-supply patterns shift in the coming decades, creating new opportunities for international trade and economic growth, says ExxonMobil’s Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, which wasreleased today.

"Energy is fundamental to our way of life and essential to grow our economy,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). "Understanding future energy trends is critical for effective policy decisions that can he ... Read more »
Views: 133 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.13.2012

Pro Surfer Relies on Performance Oakley Board Shorts

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oakley, Inc. today congratulated Sebastian "Seabass” Zietz for winning the 2012 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Part of the Oakley Surf family since he was 16, Zietz has now secured a place on the 2013 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour.

"A member of the family is achieving his dream, and all of us at Oakley salute him,” said Oakley CEO Colin Baden. "When Seabass was carried up the beach in a victory march, it was a moment that took more than just three events to achieve. We salute his years of dedication, his love for the sport and his well-earned glory.”

"Winning the Triple Crown has been a dream of mine since I was a little kid,” said Zietz. "It’s second only to winning a world title. To have my name on that list with all those other guys, including Andy Irons, is just amazing.”

Comprised of t ... Read more »
Views: 120 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.13.2012

– Agreement with Hanrim on Wireless Power System Based on the Qi Standard –

ME Newswire / Business Wire

TOKYO - Wednesday, December 12th 2012

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the company is collaborating with Hanrim Postec LLC (Hanrim) in the development of wireless power system ICs. The companies are working on ICs and systems based on the Qi standard*1 low power spec for mobile devices, including smartphones and mobile phones, as proposed by the Wireless Power Consortium*2 (WPC).

Toshiba and Hanrim will enter the mobile market this month with a non-contact charge system. Toshiba has developed and manufactures the ICs for the system and Hanrim provides the module.

Demand for smartphones is growing rapidly, and so is their usage, as more and more people rely on them as a platform for messaging and accessing the internet. As a result, it is often necessary to charge smartphones twice a day, sometimes even more, requiring users to ... Read more »
Views: 108 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.13.2012

TOKYO - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that samples of two new large capacity nearline hard disk drives (HDDs) are available now. The 3.5-inch 7,200 rpm MG Series includes both SATA and SAS versions, "MG03ACA400" and "MG03SCA400" respectively, that deliver 4TB[1] of storage, the largest capacity yet offered by Toshiba. Samples of lower capacity models in each series are also available.

As business works to keep up with the explosion of unstructured data, large capacity HDDs are crucial tools in IT systems designed to organize and access fast growing reservoirs of valuable information. The massive capacities of the MG Series drives are suited to RAID storage and arrays, tiered virtual infrastructures for public and private cloud deployments, archives and disk-based backup.

To help protect sensitive data from improper disclosure, b ... Read more »
Views: 116 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.13.2012