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Raising an Olympian series pays tribute to moms by showcasing the journey of world-class athletes as seen through eyes of their moms

CINCINNATI - Tuesday, October 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), a Worldwide Olympic Partner, kicked off the company’s Thank You Mom campaign today with the Raising an Olympian series featuring Olay® athlete Lindsey Vonn (United States), Gillette® athletes Felix Neureuther (Germany) and Sven Kramer (Netherlands) and Pantene® athlete Elena Ilinykh (Russia).

The launch of the Thank You Mom campaign marks 100 days to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and is supported by more than fifteen P&G brands around the globe such as Pampers®, Head & Shoulders® and COVERGIRL®.

"P&G brands look at Olympic sponsorship through a special lens,” said Marc Pritchard P&G Global Brand Building Officer. "Our brands don’t just live at the finish line ... Read more »
Views: 119 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.29.2013

Peter Huntley Appointed Senior Vice President and Leader of Systagenix

SAN ANTONIO - Monday, October 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Systagenix, an established provider of advanced wound care products based in the United Kingdom. The acquisition of Systagenix enhances KCI’s position as a leading provider of transformational healing solutions with a diverse product portfolio dedicated to advancing the practice of medicine and improving patient lives around the world. The purchase price was $485 million.

As previously announced, KCI, Systagenix and LifeCell Corporation now form one company, a global leader in medical technology with more than $2 billion in revenue, poised for future success as a geographically diversified company with world-class wound care and biologics franchises.

"The successful completion of the Systagenix acquisition marks an important mileston ... Read more »
Views: 138 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.29.2013 | Comments (0)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and RedPort Global, a leader in data and throughput optimization services, today announced the successful certification of the RedPort Optimizer satellite Wi-Fi router and the RedPort XGate satellite email and data service software. Thuraya’s users can now use the RedPort Optimizer for ship-to-shore and remote land-based data email and other data services via computers, laptops and smartphones, including those from Google Android and Apple iOS.

The RedPort Optimizer is currently used with the Seagull 5000i to optimize email communications onboard commercial vessels operating across Thuraya’s coverage area. It enables a vessel operator to stay in contact with its crew 24x7 and to optimize ship operations while controlling costs. Its powerful firewall ensures there are no unintended data transmissions to and from the vessel t ... Read more »
Views: 120 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.29.2013

BOUDRY, Switzerland - Monday, October 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

71% of patients achieved complete response at week 12 in clearing of ulcers

Apremilast also improved quality of life measures and pain associated with active oral ulcers, the cardinal manifestation of Behçet’s disease

Limited therapies currently available in U.S. or Europe for this orphan chronic inflammatory disorder

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today presented phase II trial (BCT-001) results of apremilast, the Company’s first-in-class, oral, targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), in patients with Behçet’s disease. The findings were presented at the 2013 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) annual meeting in San Diego. These results have been featured as part of the official ACR press program, which highlights data considered representative of the ... Read more »
Views: 116 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.29.2013

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LONDON - Monday, October 28th 2013

Moor Park Capital LLP ("Moor Park Capital"), the London based specialists in European corporate finance led net lease real estate transactions for institutional and retail investors today announced that a group of Mexican investors led by Moisés El-Mann (the "Investors"), through the Mexican investment vehicle Branch Management, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Branch Management"), have acquired 100% of the share capital of the Spanish company ISC Fresh Water Investment, S.L.U. ("ISC Fresh Water"), owner of 253 bank branches in Spain, for a consideration of approx. EUR 290 million.

These bank branches, located throughout Spain with particular presence in Madrid and Barcelona, are let to Banco de Sabadell S.A. ("Banco Sabadell"), and represent one of the largest investments in the Spanish real estate market ever conducted by Mexican investors.

The bank branches have the benefit of a long term lease agreem ... Read more »
Views: 133 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.29.2013

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

BOUDRY, Switzerland - Monday, October 28th 2013

At week 52, median percent improvement in swollen joint counts reached up to an 87.5% reduction and median percent improvement in tender joint count reached up to a 70.0% reduction

Significant and clinically meaningful improvements were shown in physical function at weeks 16 and 24 and were sustained over 52 weeks

Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced research findings on apremilast, the Company’s first-in-class, oral, targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), based on pooled data analyses from three randomized, controlled, phase III trials in psoriatic arthritis—PALACE 1, 2 and 3—at the 2013 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) annual meeting in San Diego.

Pre-specified analyses from PALACE 1, 2 and 3 pooled data demonstrated that treatment ... Read more »
Views: 117 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.29.2013

SYDNEY & INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, October 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    ‘Lung Cancer: We’re Listening’, an innovative visual survey will gather real-world insights from those affected by lung cancer
    Collaboration announced at World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), the world’s largest medical meeting dedicated to lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) announced today, at the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Sydney, Australia, a campaign, supported by Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), to increase the knowledge and understanding of real world challenges facing individuals and families battling lung cancer. ‘Lung Cancer: We’re Listening’ will gather much needed feedback from individuals touched by lung cancer – including patients, carers, family members, friends, healthcare professionals and work colleagues.

"By gathering insights and listening to real-life ... Read more »
Views: 136 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.29.2013

RTX64 and RTX transform Microsoft Windows into a real-time operating system (RTOS)

WALTHAM, Mass. - Monday, October 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) IntervalZero today released Service Pack 1 for RTX64 2013, the 64-bit version of its hard real-time software, which provides the first direct access to a larger range of memory through 64-bit addressing natively in Microsoft Windows.

Real-time applications running on 64-bit Windows with RTX64 can access 128GB of non-paged memory, depending on actual mapped physical RAM size. By comparison 32-bit Windows 7 has a non-paged memory limitation of 2GB. Overall, 64-bit Windows’ 512GB of physical memory dwarfs the 4GB physical memory limitation in 32-bit Windows.

"RTX64’s larger range of memory, which is visible and accessible concurrently from multiple cores in a symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) configuration, represents a first for the Windows RTOS world,” said IntervalZero CEO Jeffrey Hibbard. "The value of in ... Read more »
Views: 132 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.29.2013 | Comments (0)

ME Newswire Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 27th 2013 The new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) opened its doors for business today following its official inauguration and the welcoming of the first commercial flight. A large delegation of local dignitaries and aviation officials toured the facility following the unveiling of a commemorative display and welcomed the arrival of the first commercial flight, Wizz Air flight W6 2497 arriving from Budapest, Hungary. Also present were aircraft from Gulf Air and Jazeera Airlines both of which will commence operations at DWC soon. “Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central will play a vital role in the future development of Dubai as a centre for trade, commerce, transport and logistics and tourism. I am impressed by the efficiency and convenience of this new terminal,” said HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Ai ... Read more »
Views: 114 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.28.2013

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

In pursuance of its commitment to communicate with local and international partners in the various areas related to the development of police work, the Abu Dhabi Police took part in the annual European Foundation on Quality Management (EFQM) Forum, recently held in Austria’s capital Vienna.

This participation reflects the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to observe the best practices in the field of organizational excellence. It also comes in line with the police leadership’s instructions to acquaint the international community with the achievements of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, and share both its experience and cultural role in maintaining security and stability.

Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Human Resources, Head of the Quality and Excellence team, lauded the Forum as the most prominent event in the field of excellence on the European level ... Read more »
Views: 121 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.28.2013 | Comments (0)

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