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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Tuesday in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General headquarters, with a delegation from the US Police, headed by Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and Anti-terrorism bureau at Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).

His Highness welcomed the delegation on a visit to the UAE, underscoring the importance of international cooperation, joint field work and expertise exchange among the US and the UAE Police, so as to enhance efforts for the service of society and the fight against crime.

Major General Horace Frank expressed his happiness and the accompanying delegation’s delight, at meeting His Highness; praising the achievements of the police in the UAE, which is one of the world's most secure and safe countries.

The meeting was attended ... Read more »

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Funding Support Follows the Release of New Cancer Research Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

ELLENTON, Fla. - Saturday, October 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Feld Family, owners of Feld Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® and the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation®, announced today a new funding effort with Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and University of Utah Department of Pediatrics oncologist and Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator Dr. Joshua Schiffman. The fundraising commitment comes on the heels of new pediatric cancer research findings published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) by Dr. Schiffman.

Dr. Schiffman and the team from Primary Children’s Hospital, the Department of Pediatrics, and Huntsman Cancer Institute, all in Salt Lake City, Utah, are studying why there is such a low incidence of ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China - Friday, October 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), today launched Alibaba Defined, a comprehensive digital experience created to help audiences outside of China better understand the company’s business model, strategy, and products and services.

Alibaba Defined includes letters from Executive Chairman Jack Ma and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang and other traditional annual report content. Alibaba Defined is now live at http://ar.alibabagroup.com/2015/index.html.

“Alibaba needs no explanation in China, where consumers interact with our products and services every single day. But for those outside of China, who have limited access to our ecosystem, it can be difficult to appreciate our vision, our company and what we are working to achieve,” said Joe Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman. “Our first annual report was the ideal opportunity to create a comprehensive experience ... Read more »

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BOUDRY, Switzerland - Friday, October 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

New analyses of LIBERATE trial assess effect of OTEZLA or etanercept versus placebo on patient-reported itching (pruritus) and health-related quality of life

Physician’s Global Assessment and Body Surface Area (PGAxBSA) composite tool evaluated for the assessment of disease severity and response to OTEZLA in ESTEEM 1

Pre-clinical study assesses the early potential of OTEZLA as a treatment for atopic dermatitis

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today announced that the latest research on Otezla® (apremilast), the Company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), will be presented at the 24th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 7-11, 2015. Nine abstracts (one oral presentation and eight e-posters) evaluating the use of OTEZLA in ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma AG invests €80 million to acquire an exclusive worldwide license to certain IP of Glycotope’s recombinant technology and to become a minority shareholder of Glycotope GmbH Berlin.

Glycotope is a global leader in Glycobiology and is developing new and proprietary biopharmaceuticals with optimized and fully human glycosylation structures as well as highly specific antibodies against glyco-epitopes on cancer cells.

In addition to this investment Glycotope will be commissioned by Octapharma to a series of research and development projects that enable the technology transfer and accelerated development of certain therapeutic proteins.

Octapharma Chairman, Wolfgang Marguerre, said, “The access to Glycotope’s Gex Cell Line Technology opens up a host of interesting and very promising opportunities for our recombinant pipeline. We are convinced th ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland - Friday, October 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that an 18-study meta-analysis of 665 subjects reported that Masimo’s Pleth Variability Index (PVI®), available with Masimo’s SET® and rainbow® SET® monitoring platforms, may help clinicians assess fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients in normal sinus rhythm in the operating room and intensive care unit.1

Clinicians commonly use intravenous fluid administration in the operating room and intensive care unit to attempt to improve blood flow, or cardiac output.2 Administering either too little fluid or too much fluid can increase patient risk. 2 However, traditional “static” monitoring parameters such as central venous pressure (CVP) are considered unreliable to assess fluid responsiveness. 2 Therefore, experts recommend the use of “dynamic” parameters that measure physiologic varia ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Department reinforced prevention and safety procedures during foggy conditions in order to preserve public safety. These procedures include increased monitoring and preventing trucks, heavy vehicles and workers’ buses from travelling on the road in foggy conditions before the fog clears.  The directorate has also called upon motorists to refrain from commuting on Abu Dhabi roads until visibility improves.

Brigadier Khalifa Mohamed Al Khaili, Deputy Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, said that the Directorate is also implementing an emergency plan during foggy conditions in collaboration with the departments of civil defense, ambulance and rescue services. It includes controlling the flow of traffic on site; promptly transferring the injured to hospitals; clearing damaged vehicl ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Friday, October 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontera Resources Corporation (AIM:FRR), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company (“Frontera” or the “Company”), today provided an announcement of a significant upgrade to gas resources associated with its ongoing exploration and production efforts in the country of Georgia.

The Company recently announced that it had continued to advance its natural gas focus within its eastern Georgia holdings by combining the technical focus of its Mtsare Kheve Gas Complex and Taribani Field Complex into one integrated 2,000 square kilometer geologic unit called the South Kakheti Gas Complex. In addition to gas resources previously identified for subsets of this combined area, Frontera’s ongoing work recently concluded new estimation of as much as 135 trillion cubic feet (3.8 trillion cubic meters) of gas in place from reservoir targets found between 300 metres and ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

             Nearly 9 out of 10 pulmonologists surveyed believe a delay in IPF diagnosis negatively impacts patients
    Slowing disease progression is considered the priority when selecting a pharmaceutical treatment
    Breathlessness and lung function are top of mind when pulmonologists think about the impact of IPF1

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new survey of over 400 pulmonologists from 10 countries found that 88% of pulmonologists believe a delay in the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) negatively impacts patients. 79% stated that delayed diagnosis will delay initiating treatment that slows disease progression.1

IPF is a progressive and life threatening lung disease.2 Diagnosis of IPF is challenging, requiring a series of specific diagnostic tests with the median time from first symptoms ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    39 percent more patients maintained clear or almost clear skin (PASI 90) on BI 655066 after nine months, compared to ustekinumab1

    Nearly triple the percentage of patients maintained completely clear skin (PASI 100) on BI 655066 after nine months, compared to ustekinumab1
    Clear skin or almost clear skin (PASI 90) was achieved faster and maintained for more than two months longer with BI 655066 compared with ustekinumab1

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New results from a Phase II head-to-head psoriasis study showed superior efficacy of Boehringer Ingelheim’s investigational biologic compound BI 655066*, over ustekinumab. After nine months, 69 percent of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis maintained clear or almost clear skin (PASI 90) with BI 655066 in the higher dose group compared to 30 percent of patients on ustekinumab.1 Patien ... Read more »

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 Recently Expanded Portfolio Solidifies ReSound’s Position as the Market Leader in Superior Sound Quality and Connectivity with Smart HearingTM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReSound is pleased to return to EUHA’s 60th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians next week in Nuremberg, Germany, to showcase the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of hearing solutions. ReSound continues to bring consumers the most innovative solutions, superior sound quality, and connectivity to make life sound better for people living with hearing loss, demonstrating its continued leadership in the industry.

During the conference, ReSound will give interactive demonstrations of its complete lineup of Smart Hearing aids, including ReSound LiNX2™, the world’s first full family of Made for iPhone® hearing aids. This innovation builds on ReSound’s industry-leading technologies ... Read more »

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