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06 Oct, 2018, 12:30 BST PTC Therapeutics Announces Initial Data from Patient Registry Demonstrating Translarna™ (ataluren) Slows Disease Progression in Children with Duchenne Caused by a Nonsense Mutation

- Analysis of data to date shows Translarna Preserved Ambulation for up to 5 Years Compared to Natural History - PTC Therapeutics, Inc....


04 Oct, 2018, 13:25 BST Backpack Health Appoints Sara Aswegan Chief Commercial Officer

Former Shire and Ultragenyx Exec Joins Backpack Health to Develop Global Connections, Strengthen Brand and Enhance Visibility of Patient...


04 Oct, 2018, 12:10 BST Human Milk Oligosaccharides Market Worth USD 170.4 Million by 2024: Hexa Research

The global human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) market size is expected to reach USD 170.4 million by 2024. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of...


04 Oct, 2018, 10:00 BST Jaguar Land Rover Gives Invictus Games Competitors a Glimpse Into an Autonomous Future

- Wounded warriors experience self-driving cars ahead of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 - Vehicle technology being developed by...


04 Oct, 2018, 09:00 BST RTI to host conference on ending gender inequalities in South Africa

RTI International will host the "Ending Gender Inequalities: Evidence to Impact" conference on October 8 – 9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa....


03 Oct, 2018, 13:10 BST Women's Health Therapeutics Market Size Worth $210.9 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global women's health therapeutics market size is expected to reach USD 210.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...


03 Oct, 2018, 12:00 BST Famous Actor Josie Ho to Receive Time Machine Award at the International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Spain

Josie Ho is an award-winning actress and film producer starring in over 50 films receiving numerous awards, including The Supreme Best Supporting...


03 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST Sex Reassignment Surgery Market Revenue Will Cross USD 968 Million by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Global Sex Reassignment Surgery Market is poised to surpass USD 968 million by 2024; according to a new research study published by Global Market...


03 Oct, 2018, 10:10 BST Breastfeeding Accessories Market Size Worth $2.4 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global breastfeeding accessories market size is expected to reach USD 2.4 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research,...


01 Oct, 2018, 16:36 BST The World's Joint-leading Malt Producer, MALTEUROP, Accelerates Its Conquest of the Asia-Pacific Region with the Extension of its Australian Malting Plan

Inaugurated on 1 October, the extension of Geelong (Melbourne) will strengthen Malteurop's position on the fast-growing markets in Asia-Pacific....


01 Oct, 2018, 12:24 BST Federation of European Social Employers Met Minister of Health of Czech Republic

Is there a future of long-term care in Europe? What can we learn from each other? Answers to those questions were discussed at a high-ranking...


01 Oct, 2018, 09:00 BST New Cancer Statistics Strengthen Avon's Resolve To Help Educate 100 Million Women Worldwide On Breast Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, has announced new global breast cancer data,...


28 Sep, 2018, 17:02 BST 57-nation Bloc OIC Convenes Global Leaders at UN General Assembly to Tackle Myanmar War Crimes and Rohingya Crisis

Yesterday (Sep 27th), the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the world's largest inter-governmental body after the United Nations, organised a...


28 Sep, 2018, 11:30 BST Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Market to Reach $1,239 Mn, Globally, by 2025 at 7.6% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research

Rise in incidence of infertility-related issues, increase in adoption of hCG in pain management & weight loss, and implementation of...


27 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST World Health Organization, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital collaborate against childhood cancer

New global childhood cancer effort aims to cure at least 60 percent of children with six of the most common kinds of cancer worldwide by 2030...


27 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen of Novo Cinemas Scoops 'Female CEO of the Year' Award

- The award from CEO Middle East recognises her outstanding contribution to the regional film industry in 2018 - It follows a...


26 Sep, 2018, 19:47 BST UNICEF announces new partnership with Microsoft to address education crisis affecting displaced and refugee children and young people

UNICEF launched today a new partnership with Microsoft Corp. to tackle the education crisis impacting children and young people affected by...


26 Sep, 2018, 18:00 BST President Bio, President Macron, and Prime Minister Solberg Join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers 2018 in New York City

Additional participants include Amina J. Mohammed, Graça Machel, David Miliband, Loyiso Madinga, and Kailash Satyarthi Second annual Goalkeepers...


26 Sep, 2018, 17:00 BST Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, UN Women Ambassador Anne Hathaway, and actor Winston Duke make global call to action for gender equality at the HeForShe IMPACT Summit

On the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,...


26 Sep, 2018, 10:59 BST Arcapita Grows US Senior Living Portfolio to $350 Million With Chicago Acquisition

- Arcapita has completed eight transactions worth $1.8 billion in the senior living sector - Number of US seniors aged 75+ expected...


26 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST PORTER Celebrates Its Fourth Annual Incredible Women List Themed "One Year Stronger", Saluting The Women Who Have Changed The Global Conversation, Including An Open Letter By Meryl Streep On Why We Need Journalists Now More Than Ever

PORTER's Winter Issue, on sale September 28 PORTER's fourth annual Incredible Women list, published in the Winter issue with cover star...


25 Sep, 2018, 13:00 BST ILOA Galaxy Forum Hainan 2018, China features 'First Women on the Moon' Essay Contest, Apollo 11 Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut Yang Liwei on 4-7 December

International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) launches the 'First Women on the Moon' 100-word contest essay due 5 October, 12:00 Hawaii...


25 Sep, 2018, 02:31 BST Xi'an's Success in Poverty Relief Using E-Commerce to be Replicated across APEC Nations

The ancient Chinese city of Xi'an has played host to the 7th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Forum ("the Forum"), which was sponsored by the...


24 Sep, 2018, 07:01 BST Gates Foundation Poll Finds Young People More Optimistic About Future Than Older Generations; Optimism Highest in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries

Goalkeepers Global Youth Poll reinforces role of youth in advancing the Global Goals The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced...


21 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST United Nations HeForShe IMPACT Summit to launch groundbreaking global solutions for gender equality at the UN General Assembly

On September 26th, the United Nations HeForShe movement is convening world leaders, global CEOs, activists and celebrities to introduce...