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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic released a video featuring its assist robots, which support the everyday lives of workers and the elderly. The company has applied the advanced control and sensor technologies that it has developed to create a robot equipped with motors that assist human body mechanics. These robots are safe to use and offer peace of mind. This video highlights the latest developments in Panasonic’s assist robots.

[Video] Panasonic Assist Robots

Assist Robots for Industrial Use
Power assist suits for industrial use have been developed by Activelink Co., Ltd., one of Panasonic's in-house venture companies.
“Our mission is to help realize a Power Barrier-less Society by offering a helping hand during manual labor and at other worksites" said Hiromichi Fujimoto, President of Activelink Co., Ltd. “We are propos ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams in Abu Dhabi managed to put out a fire that broke out in the first floor of a residential building in Al ​​Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi. The fire resulted in the injury of 15 people who sustained minor to medium injuries, including cases of suffocation as a result of smoke, and were transferred to the hospital.

A firefighter suffered heat exhaustion while battling the blaze, which damaged 10 vehicles that were parked in the vicinity of the building and a number of shop windows. The civil defense teams coordinated with the UAE Red Crescent to provide temporary housing and food rations for residents who were affected by the fire.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief supervised the efforts to extinguish the huge blaze; along with Major General Maktoum Al Shareefi, Acting Director General of Abu Dhabi Polic ... Read more »

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Takeda Licenses Global Rights to Outpost for Novel Clinical Stage Compound for the Potential Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

OSAKA, Japan & MENLO PARK, Calif. - Wednesday, March 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Frazier Leads $41 Million Series A Financing Joined by Adams Street Partners, Novo A/S, and Vivo Capital

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) and Frazier Healthcare Partners today announced the formation of Outpost Medicine, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new treatments of urologic and gynecologic diseases and disorders.

In exchange for undisclosed financial terms, Takeda has granted an exclusive license to Outpost for the worldwide development and commercialization rights to OP-233 (formerly TAK-233), a clinical-stage product candidate being studied for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

“With Takeda strengthening its focus around the core therapeutic areas ... Read more »

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BEDFORD, N.H. - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Segway Inc. (“Segway”) announced today the issuance of a General Exclusion Order (“GEO”) on March 10, 2016 by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) in Investigation No. 337-TA-935, pertaining to certain personal transporters, components and manuals that infringed certain patent rights of Segway. The GEO prohibits from entry into the U.S. personal transporters that infringe certain specified claims of Segway’s U.S. Patent No. 8,830,048 for the life of that patent, irrespective of the source of the products.

The ITC also issued a limited exclusion order prohibiting the unlicensed entry of infringing personal transporters, components thereof, and manuals therefor that are covered by certain claims in Segway’s U.S. Patent Nos 6,789,640 and 7,275,607, U.S. Design Patent No. D551,722 and D551,592 and U.S. Copyright Registration No. TX-7-800-56 ... Read more »

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New breakthroughs in performance innovation feature adaptive lacing, the next generation of Nike Air, and Nike+: the all-access pass to your potential

NEW YORK - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), the world’s largest and most innovative sports brand, revealed the future of sport, highlighted by the groundbreaking “adaptive lacing” platform, as well as a pioneering football (soccer) technology that separates mud from cleats and transformations in the celebrated innovations of Nike Air and Nike Flyknit that reinvent modern footwear design.
NIKE, Inc. President & CEO Mark Parker, at a global event in New York City, debuted these innovations and unveiled the new Nike+ app, the all-access pass for athletes to reach their potential. The app connects athletes with Nike’s most-coveted products and services in a simple, seamless way.
The new Nike+ delivers a personal store, on-demand c ... Read more »

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