Latest Shire Stories

2011-06-21 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new international awards program intended to recognize everyday people who serve as caregivers has been launched by Shire Pharmaceuticals, the global specialty biopharmaceutical company. The Shire BRAVE Awards is the first and only awards initiative of its kind and is designed to recognize the courage and dedication of non-professional caregivers, honoring everyday heroes who provide regular, consistent care of another...

2011-05-25 17:46:00

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students with ADHD struggle with the difficult transition from high school to higher education. Studies indicate that between 50 to 95 percent(1) of college students with ADHD drop out. Edge is pleased to partner with Shire to offer a unique new scholarship program aimed at these students. Twenty-five graduating high school seniors who will start a higher education program in fall 2011 will receive a $2,000 scholarship and a full year of ADHD...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.