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2014-09-13 23:00:15

High levels of health consciousness have prompted consumers to turn away from confectionery goods high in sugar and carbohydrates. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Confectionery Manufacturing industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Over the past five years, players in the Confectionery Manufacturing industry in Australia have shown signs of struggle. “The high sugar and...

2014-09-11 23:07:06

Hardware improvements in smartphones with built-in cameras have reduced demand for point-and-shoot cameras, as consumers have been able to capture quality photographs via their mobile devices. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Over the past five years, the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry in...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...

2014-09-08 23:07:34

Collaboration adds extended capabilities to NextCity vision in intelligent transportation for traffic management and enforcement, tolling, rail, transit and parking solutions DETROIT, ITS World Congress (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for intelligent travel solutions, has entered into a strategic alliance and license agreement with SenSen Networks, a Melbourne, Australia-based company...

2014-09-08 23:02:00

Smoking rates have been falling due to rising public concern about the health risks of smoking, rising prices and anti-smoking campaigns. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Tobacco Product Wholesaling industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Operators in the Tobacco Product Wholesaling industry in Australia have been suffering due to falling consumption, increasing regulation, declining enterprise and establishment...

2014-09-05 08:23:23

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (ASX: PBT) has today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to PBT2 for the treatment of Huntington Disease. Orphan drug designation is granted by the FDA to promote the development of drugs for diseases affecting less than 200,000 people in the United States. Orphan drug designation entitles Prana to seven years of market exclusivity for the use of PBT2 in the...

2014-09-04 23:06:35

Strong competition from private-label pasta products has hurt producers of branded pasta, while imports have continued to flood the market, to the detriment of local operators. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Pasta Production industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Pasta is a staple good found in many Australian pantries. Despite this, the Pasta Production industry in...

2014-09-02 23:05:25

Lottery operators have faced increasing external competition from alternate forms of gambling over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Lotteries industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The performance of the Lotteries industry in Australia has fluctuated over the past five years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.0% over the five years through 2014-15,...

2014-09-02 23:01:53

The government is currently undertaking reforms to encourage additional private sector and philanthropic investment in community services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Community Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Operators in the Community Services industry in Australia attend to millions of people annually, arranging care and counsel for those in need. In 2014-15, the subdivision's...

2014-08-28 23:04:27

Ozshoppe, the new and exciting family portal in Australia has announced the launching a new concept of online experience for families in Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 This will constitute a whole new dimension for users in Melbourne who will be able to enjoy a string of new products and services which are aimed at promoting good health, general wellbeing and happy families in the community. The objective behind this launch is to promote better and happier...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.