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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    New study explores safety and tolerability of OFEV® with add-on of pirfenidone versus OFEV® alone1
    First multinational study involving 100 patients to investigate add-on treatment with two approved drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)1
    OFEV® slows disease progression with approximately 50% reduction in the decline of lung function across a broad range of IPF patient types*2,3,4,5,6,7,8

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announces the initiation of trial 1199.222 (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02579603), a new 12 week study to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of add-on treatment with pirfenidone to background therapy with OFEV® in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).1 The trial’s primary endpoint is the percentage of patients with on-treatment gastrointestinal ( ... Read more »

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Arrested by ADP at the airport

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior, managed to arrest an African transit passenger in possession of 13 kg of cocaine that she attempted to smuggle through Abu Dhabi Airport. The narcotics were stashed in secret compartments inside weight plates and clothing buttons (in the form of pills).

According to Brigadier Dr Rashid Mohammed Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the woman was suspected because she was taking the same suspicious flight route. The police were vigilant because they had arrested similar suspects while trying to take flights via the Abu Dhabi International Airport (Transit) on their way from a Latin American country to an Asian country.  

Brigadier Borshid explained that the suspect, identified as 26-year old M. B., re ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police have confirmed that traffic in the capital during the National Day celebrations has significantly improved when compared to the previous years. The Directorate cited the absence of traffic jams as one of the improvements, particularly near areas with major events.

According to the Directorate, such significant improvements are mainly due to the fruitful cooperation and response by the members of the public who complied with the instructions issued in this regard. This is also the result of the intensive awareness campaigns carried out by the police entities held in collaboration with other government agencies ahead of the National Day celebrations; and the deployment of patrols through the streets of the capital and the gathering points for the main celebrations. Moreover, the main vehicle parade was organized at Yas Island, which a ... Read more »

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Continuing to Follow the Path Laid down by “Zayed Al Khair”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and President of the Emirates Red Crescent, praised hailed Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, for receiving the “Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 by the Arab Thought Foundation.

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed said that the award recognizes the purposeful efforts and initiatives of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior in all fields; especially his social and humanitarian efforts, which are inspired by the generous and distinguished humanitarian work of the late  Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, May he rest in peace.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Ruler's Representative in the Western Region pointed that Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates, representing the Middle East region, took part in the Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert Group Meeting that was recently held in the city of Norman, Oklahoma, in the USA.

Brigadier General Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Forensic Evidence Department at Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized the importance of participating in such conferences and meetings in order to keep abreast of the latest developments in the policing and security field. He noted that the UAE has made outstanding contributions by strengthening international cooperation with the Interpol, particularly with respect to forensic evidence.

For her part, Colonel Expert Maryam Ahmed Al Qahtani, Chief of the Forensic Biology and DNA Section at the ADP Forensic Evidence Department, representative of the Middle East experts group, noted that the meeting, in its 30th edition, touched on the scientific develo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In a first of its kind initiative, a number of employees of the Ministry of Interior are to earn a vocational diploma in the field of human rights. The initiative is conducted in cooperation with accredited specialized centers and with highly qualified and experienced instructors in the field of law and human rights.

“Qualifying personnel of the Ministry of Interior with this diploma coincides with the directives of the higher leadership to dedicate attention to the subject of human rights,” said Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nekhairah, Head of Human Rights Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. “This effort additionally supports the objective to spread the culture of human rights with our national personnel; of whom are capable of handling this topic in the various police leaderships of the Ministry of Interior ... Read more »

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Cutting Edge Disruptive Technology Setting New Standard

SAN FRANCISCO - Saturday, December 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company in the world, will open its third mega data center next week.

This new mega data center will be located in the Republic of Georgia and will have a capacity of 40 MW of electricity to process transactions using BitFury’s latest generation 28 nm and 16 nm ASIC chips. The new processing center will take full advantage of BitFury’s proprietary immersion cooling technology developed by Allied Control which BitFury has acquired earlier this year and locally sourced hydroelectric energy. BitFury’s immersion cooling systems will enable energy-saving data center cooling systems for high performance computing applications.

“This data center will take immersion cooling technology to the next level and set ... Read more »

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