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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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New Bottling Plant in Hebei Part of Planned US$4 Billion Investment in China Over Three Years

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SHIJIAZHUANG, HEBEI, China - Saturday, October 26th 2013

Muhtar Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-Cola Company, today inaugurated Coca-Cola China’s 43rd plant in China and its first in Shijiazhuang, Hebei. The new plant represents a US$106 million (RMB 650 million) investment and is part of a greater three-year, US$4 billion current investment plan for 2012-2014 that underscores Coca-Cola’s continued confidence in and commitment to China.

"Coca-Cola’s investment in China is strategically important in achieving our 2020 Vision goals, and largely possible due to our partnerships with COFCO and our other bottling partners,” said Kent. "This new plant in Shijiazhuang will help Coca-Cola create a lasting positive impact in the community and contribute to a sustainable future for the people of Hebei.”

The 170,000-s ... Read more »
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LOS ANGELES - Saturday, October 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Cable operators expected to be most profitable media and entertainment sector with 41% profit margin
    Interactive media sector boasts highest EBITDA dollar growth rate of 22%
    Film and television sector lowers production costs by releasing less product, sees increasing revenue from digital streaming platforms, resulting in 11% annual compound growth

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time in five years, the media and entertainment industry is expected to outperform the major stock market indices in 2013, according to Spotlight on Profitable Growth: Media and Entertainment, Vol. VI, a new report just released by EY. Overall revenue and EBITDA dollars have continued to climb steadily for media and entertainment companies while many other industries are continuing to struggle through a difficult economic period.

The report provides a performance compari ... Read more »
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PHILADELPHIA - Thursday, October 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Hay Group’s global database of employee opinions shows a drop in employees’ ratings of management efforts to get ideas from employees, employees’ respect for management capabilities, and feedback provided on performance

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While one might expect to see engagement levels for employees in the tumultuous life sciences arena plunge in the last five or six years, focusing on where these drops have occurred can help guide organizations as they scramble to confront the biggest change in their industry in decades. According to data from Hay Group’s global employee opinion database, composed of input from over 6.7 million employees surveyed in over 400 organizations worldwide, many of the areas in decline in life sciences organizations are those key to implementing a major shift to a customer focus that shows value. And the lifeblood of this change will be innovation—not just scientifically, but across the ent ... Read more »
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