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  • BOSTON---- Following the worst earthquake to strike Nepal in almost a century Global Rescue, a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk management and crisis response services to enterprises, governments and individual, is actively engaged on the ground conducting rescue operations for clients and members impacted by the...

  • KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- International child rights and humanitarian development organization Plan International is in place in Nepal and set to launch a humanitarian response to the massive earthquake that has caused widespread devastation.. Plan has an extensive presence in Nepal, with field offices in areas severely...

  • NEW YORK, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by the devastating 7.9 earthquake that struck Nepal today, affecting the area around the capital city of Kathmandu. UNICEF has two offices in Kathmandu city, and has been working in Nepal since 1964 to save and improve the lives of the country's most...

  • LA JOLLA, Calif., April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today presented new data strengthening the profile of RG-101, a wholly-owned, GalNAc-conjugated anti-miR targeting microRNA-122 for the treatment of HCV, during an oral...

  • SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden---- Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final. “It has been fantastic to see how concentrated and focused the drivers have been during the competition,” says Erik Ljungberg, Senior Vice President and head of Scania Corporate Relations.“ There is only one who can call himself the best young truck driver in...

  • LOS ANGELES and LONDON, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- International Medical Corps is responding to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital of Kathmandu at 11:41am local time. International Medical Corps' Emergency Response team leader Sean Casey is on the ground in Nepal and coordinating the...

  • WATERTOWN, Mass.---- Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases, announced today new preliminary safety and efficacy data from the first cohort of AbbVie’ s ongoing, Phase 3 b RUBY-I study. The first ten patients, or 100 percent, who have...

  • VIENNA, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- AbbVie today announced new, preliminary safety and efficacy data from the first cohort of its ongoing, Phase 3 b RUBY-I study. "RUBY-I is part of AbbVie's broader Phase 3 b program and demonstrates our continued focus on people living with hepatitis C that have specific needs," said Scott Brun, M.D., vice president, pharmaceutical...

  • A powerful earthquake has hit Nepal this morning, leaving at least 150 people confirmed dead. To donate to Save the Children's Nepal- relief efforts, go to www.savethechildren.org/Nepal-earthquake. *Save the Children has been working in Nepal since 1976. Our work focuses on education, especially early childhood development and primary education, as well as...

  • VIENNA, Austria, April 25, 2015-- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today presented two late breaker posters at the 50 th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver during The International Liver Congress 2015.. LP06: Sustained virologic response after ACH-3102 and sofosbuvir treatment for 8 or 6 weeks: A phase 2 "proxy" study ACH102-017....

  • In Pittsburgh, Comcast Corporation Executive Vice President David L. Cohen and Comcast Regional Senior Vice President Jim Samaha will join Congressman Mike Doyle, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Sarah Heinz House Executive Director Jennifer Cairns, United Way of Allegheny County Director of Community Impact Julie DeSeyn and nearly 300...

  • For example, at Camp Courant in Farmington, over 100 volunteers comprised of participants from the camp, Urban League of Greater Hartford, United Way of Central and Northeastern CT, Leadership Greater Hartford, Easter Seals Capital Region and Eastern CT and Lake Street Parent Teacher Organization will join Comcast employees and their family and friends to...

  • For example, at the Rutland County Parent Child-Center in Brandon, over 150 volunteers including participants from the Center, Comcast employees and their family and friends will help paint fences, power wash and stain wooden play sets, refurbish the "Tree House" and sand box, perform minor landscaping and clean up gardening beds. "We are truly grateful for our...

  • BOSTON, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Today more than 3,500 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve 25 sites across the Commonwealth as part of Comcast's 14 th Comcast Cares Day. This year the Company expects more than 90,000 Comcast and NBCUniversal volunteers to...

  • Infosys would like to clarify that the record date for the bonus issue is proposed by the company and will be reconfirmed upon the approval of the shareholders. Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and...

  • Elekta introduces latest in cranial radiosurgery at 3rd ESTRO Forum. Elekta unveiled Leksell Gamma Knife Icon today at the 3rd ESTRO Forum in Barcelona. “This is great news for patients,” says Niklas Savander, Elekta President and CEO.“ With the new functionality in Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, doctors will have even greater flexibility in how radiosurgery is...

  • BARCELONA, Spain, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- With the introduction of Elekta's new Leksell Gamma Knife ® Icon™, the benefits of precision cranial radiosurgery are now available for more patients with a wider variety of tumor types and sizes. Elekta unveiled Leksell Gamma Knife Icon today at the 3 rd ESTRO Forum in Barcelona. "This is great news for patients," says...

  • VIENNA, Austria---- Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced results from two studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of investigational uses of sofosbuvir-based regimens in chronic hepatitis C virus- infected patients with genotypes 2, 3, 4 and 5. Results from the BOSON study of Sovaldi ® in combination with ribavirin or with pegylated interferon/ RBV...

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 25 Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. On this date in 1954, Bell Laboratories in New York announced the prototype manufacture of a new solar battery, or what we now call a solar cell. You can find more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau online at www.census.gov.

  • NORTH CANTON, Ohio, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Commonwealth Hotels, LLC today announced that Julie Karam will be the Director of Sales and Marketing for the new Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport. The hotel is located at 7883 Freedom Avenue NW, North Canton, OH. About Embassy Suites Hotels Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide's twelve market-leading...