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Results from a real-world study1 support a recent update to the ESMO guidelines2 recommending nintedanib (Vargatef®) plus docetaxel following first-line chemotherapy (+/- immunotherapy) in advanced NSCLC of adenocarcinoma histology

INGELHEIM, Germany -Friday 14 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the first interim results of VARGADO, an ongoing non-interventional study in routine clinical practice in Germany evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vargatef® (nintedanib) and docetaxel in patients with stage III/IV locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) of adenocarcinoma histology. The study consists of three cohorts, two of which allow for prior treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) either in combination with chemotherapy in the first-line or as monotherapy in the second-line of treatment. The interim results from Cohort B (first-line chemotherapy, second-line immune checkpoi ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Friday 14 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and Gemalto dated 10 August 2018 in relation to the further extension of the Acceptance Period. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document.

Thales and Gemalto announce today that they have received merger control Regulatory Clearance from the Commerce Commission in New Zealand, following Thales’s commitment to divest its general purpose hardware security modules (GP HSM) business globally1 to a suitable purchaser. This clearance is effective immed ... Read more »

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WHO and Merck must do more to ensure vaccines are available and that healthcare workers are protected throughout the Congo, where the second worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed almost 300 people and has reached a major population center.


WASHINGTON-Friday 14 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak in history recently spreading to a major city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Merck must do more to ensure all options are on the table to fight the virus, including ensuring vaccines are available to all who need them.

Although there have been marked improvements compared to the 2014 outbreak response in West Africa, a more ambitious effort is needed now in the Congo. The WHO has yet to declare the crisis an international emergency, even though it meets its own criteria for what constitutes one. Additionally, Merck Pharmaceuticals only has 300,00 ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France -Friday 14 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has been selected by dtac, the leading mobile operator in Thailand, to offer connectivity on eSIM connected watches.

IDEMIA’s Subscription Management platform (or remote SIM provisioning) is the technology that remotely connects the embedded SIM of a smartwatch to dtac’s network without inserting a physical SIM card. Indeed, the IDEMIA Subscription Manager is a server which securely manages the lifecycle of mobile subscriptions and profiles for eSIM-ready consumer devices and wearables. This solution is compliant with the latest GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association) standards to ensure global interoperability and, thanks to the scalability of the platform, the operator will be able to serve up to millions of customers during peak times.

dtac subscribers now have the possibility to stay connected to the dt ... Read more »

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 The Trust for the Americas, Affiliated with the OAS, Recognized Tech4Girls for Promoting Economic Opportunities and Skills Development for Girls and Women

 

WASHINGTON-Friday 14 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Trust for the Americas has selected GSMA as a winner of the 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Americas Award in the category ‘Technical Skills for the Future of Work’ for its program ‘Tech4Girls’. The award was presented by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, at a ceremony held last week in Washington, D.C. Ana Tavares Lattibeaudiere, Head of North America, and Paula Ferrari, Regional Marketing Director for Latin America, received the award on behalf of the GSMA.

Tech4Girls is part of the global GSMA’s Women4Tech programme, which focuses on reducing the persistent gender gap in the mobile industry. Women4Tech offers different touchpoints for wom ... Read more »

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