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2014-09-10 08:36:54

Industry Whitepaper Provides Guidance on "Cookie Sweep" Audits with Overview of EU Cookie Directive and Best Practice Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses now have a resource to help them prepare for EU's "Cookie Sweep" audits, which are taking place September 15-19 of this year. TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company and law firm Fieldfisher today announced the publication of a joint whitepaper, "EU Cookie Audits: Are You Ready?"...

2014-09-10 08:30:55

Company receives CE Mark approval to extend shelf life of TissuGlu PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that it received approval from The British Standards Institution (BSI), to extend the shelf life of its TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive in the EU from 7 to 18 months. The shelf life extension was granted based on modifications to product packaging only, and did...

2014-09-09 12:28:55

Breathe NIOV System Also Wins European Respiratory Society POINT Award IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, announced today that it received CE Certification for its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, enabling the company to market and sell the device in the European Union. In addition, the NIOV...

forest fires in the UK
2014-09-09 03:00:11

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Climate change is expected to contribute to a dramatic increase in forest fire damage in Europe, but better forest management could mitigate the problem, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). Climate change is expected to bring increased temperatures and longer droughts—conditions that will make forests more susceptible to fires. By 2090, the area burned by forest fires...

2014-09-08 08:22:16

- INRIX XDTM Monitoring Upgrade to INRIXTraffic.US and INRIX Traffic.EU Can Provide Coverage for Every Major Road, Ramp & Interchange DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITS World Congress - INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information, transportation analytics and connected driver services, introduced several new tools that helps transportation agencies monitor traffic conditions for six times more roads in real-time and to receive earlier notification...

2014-09-03 08:25:44

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The year 2015 is going to be a pivotal year in the development of the Arctic; the US is going to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council and EU is going to make a determined effort to be admitted as an official observer to the Arctic Council. The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) , who provides staff support to the Pan Arctic Forum, believes that the development of the Arctic resources should be science based and that the...

2014-09-02 04:21:24

QXFORD, England, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triggers milestone payment from Mylan Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for PSX1001 has been validated and is being assessed under the Decentralised Procedure (DCP), in which the UK's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is...

2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical(®) today announced that positive data in support of the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System will be highlighted at the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) 2014 World Congress, being held August 26-30 in Montreal,...

2014-08-27 04:21:02

BRUSSELS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.3 percent in July to 112.5 (2004=100), following a 0.1 percent decrease in June and a 0.4 percent increase in May. "The sharp slowdown in the six-month growth rate of the Leading Economic Index for the Euro Area points to more sluggish economic performance for the remainder of this year," says Bert Colijn, Senior Economist at The Conference Board. "Although the...

2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'