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Dentists at Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic talk about the new study that showed evidence that infants exposed to secondhand smoke seem more like to develop tooth decay

       

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic’s Clinical Head Dr. Marwan Al-Obeidi and Specialist Pediatric Dentist Dr. Chantal Kengo, discuss the new study published in the BMJ and its relevance to their practice.

The study concludes that exposure to tobacco smoke at 4 months of age was associated with an approximately twofold increased risk of tooth decay (aka caries or cavities) in deciduous or milk teeth. The risk of tooth decay was also increased by 1.5-fold among those exposed to smoking in the household. The effect of maternal smoking during pregnancy was not statistically significant.

“Less than 5% of parents who attend my clinic as patients are smokers,&rdqu ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & SAN DIEGO - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Collaboration partners to strengthen research in psychiatric diseases
    The new partnership further supports Boehringer Ingelheim’s CNS pipeline projects
    Mental diseases are an area of high unmet medical need and represent a huge economic and social burden globally

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that they have signed an exclusive agreement to conduct joint research to identify drug candidates targeting an undisclosed G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR), which belongs to the group of orphan CNS receptors. An “orphan receptor” is structurally related to a family of proteins that are known to act as functional cell-surface receptors but whose ligand has not yet been identified.

Arena will provide Boehringer Ingelheim exclusive right ... Read more »

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Random parking; parking of boat trailers on residential streets, public squares and sidewalks; reservation of sidewalks, streets and parking lots is a negative phenomenon that causes disturbance to residents; distorts the civilized image of the city and pollutes the air and the environment.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols’ cameras, we will keep providing you with a reality photo and caption that reflect the various behaviors and incidents taking place in society; in order to promote security awareness and improve the sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you would ... Read more »

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Under the slogan “Observe the Right of Way”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Directorate General of Traffic Coordination, has launched the first unified traffic awareness campaign for 2016 at the countrywide level. The campaign, which was initiated as of January 1 under the slogan “Observe the right of way”, is one of the initiatives launched by the traffic sector, and will last for three months.

The campaign aims to raise awareness among community members and road users, especially drivers, about the need to abide by traffic laws and regulations, in order to maintain their safety and the safety of others.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General,Traffic Coordination Directorate General, Ministry of Interior, said that reducing traffic accidents is a priority for both police and competent authorities in the state and for members of t ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & MONTREAL - Tuesday, January 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. (TOKYO:4502) and enGene, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance to discover, develop and commercialize novel therapies for specialty gastrointestinal (GI) diseases using enGene’s “Gene Pill” gene delivery platform. The strategic alliance will leverage enGene’s expertise and intellectual property position in delivering therapeutic genes to cells of the gut lining by using its proprietary non-viral vector platform.

Under the terms of the agreement, enGene will develop up to two undisclosed targets selected by Takeda through pre-clinical proof of concept and IND enabling studies. At that point, Takeda will have an option to exclusively license the global rights for the product candidates.

Following option exercise, Takeda will be responsible for all clinical development and commercialization of those products. enG ... Read more »

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New investigative Gore device is designed to treat aortic aneurysms involving visceral branch vessels

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz - Tuesday, January 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first implant in the United States of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis in a clinical study for the treatment of aortic aneurysms involving the visceral branch vessels. The procedure was performed by Gustavo Oderich, MD, Professor of Surgery, Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. This initial feasibility study, which has FDA consent to enroll up to 10 patients, will assess the safety of the device implantation procedure in the treatment of aortic aneurysms encroaching on or involving visceral branch vessels. This early feasibility study follows an ongoing Phase 1 clinical study that began in Brazil in 2014.

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