Recent general press releases & news


UK firm Global Analytica refutes a claim of copyright infringement

[PRESSWIRE] United Kingdom - 12 December 2019 - London-based Global Analytica - providing consulting, strategic and intelligence services to an international clientele - denies a legal claim brought by 'Oxford Analytica' concerning its use of the generic term 'Analytica' (Claim Number: IP19500087) within its registered company name.

Loro Parque Foundation and the University of La Laguna join forces

Loro Parque Foundation and the University of La Laguna join forces in the fight against plastic

 [PRESSWIRE] Spain – 02 December, 2019 -- Loro Parque Fundación has presented, this Thursday 28 November, a sculpture made from recycled objects that shows the serious problem that plastic generates in the environment. The inauguration took place in the Auditorium of the University of La Laguna (ULL) and was attended by more than 500 people.

For Retailers it is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

 [PRESSWIRE] NEW YORKNov. 25, 2019 -- This Thanksgiving period (between Thanksgiving Thursday and Cyber Monday), shoppers are expected to spend an average of $415 per household.

The Overlook to bring innovative, multi-family living concept to Knoxville next year

 [PRESSWIRE] KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 25, 2019 -- Leading Knoxville-based structural engineering firm Haines Structural Group has teamed up with Architects Wright to develop a multi-use vertical community, The Overlook. 


Distillation of Whisky in Aichi, Japan begins again

[PRESSWIRE] Japan - 19 November, 2019 -- A Japanese brewing and distilling company, AIOI UNIBIO (Aichi, Japan) has re-started its distillation of whisky in 2019 on the 70th anniversary of their first whisky distillation in 1949.



[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom – 19 November, 2019 -- ISFE welcomes the decision of the German Bundestag to approve a 50 million euro fund in its 2020 Federal budget for the development of video games.

High-protein diets may harm your kidneys

[PRESSWIRE] Parma, November - 18, 2019 -- High protein intake is believed to be healthy, but it may pave the way to irreversible kidney failure. The risk of the kidneys being harmed by a diet rich in proteins is especially high in people with a pre-existing low-grade chronic kidney disease, of which most of the affected people are unaware. “It is essential that people know there is another side to high-protein diets.”

Biofourmis Forms Alliance With Global Healthcare Company To Offer Digital Therapeutics For Patients With Heart Failure

[PRESSWIRE] BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2019 -- Biofourmis, a fast-growing global leader in digital therapeutics based in Boston, announced today it has been selected by Novartis, a global healthcare company, to collaborate on a commercial project for managing patients with heart failure (HF) beginning in Southeast Asia, with potential plans to expand globally. The goal of the program is to improve clinical outcomes by using Biofourmis' lead product BiovitalsHF™, which captures data from wearable biosensors and leverages the FDA-cleared Biovitals™ Analytics Engine to identify early signs of HF exacerbations to enable early interventions in patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction.

Radiant Plumbing Earns 2019 Awards for Service Excellence and Business Growth

 [PRESSWIRE] AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2019 -- Radiant Plumbing & Air Conditioning, Austin's No. 1 plumbing and air conditioning home repair specialists, has been listed on the Austin Business Journal's Fast 50 and named The Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin for the HVAC and Plumbing categories.  


Loro Parque’s Max Planck Institute for Ornithology proves that there is no jealousy of food in parrots

[PRESSWIRE] Puerto de la Cruz - 13 November, 2019 --  Scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, based at the Max-Planck Comparative Cognition Research station in the Loro Parque, Tenerife, found that four species of parrots did not show any negative reaction to their partner receiving a better pay-off than themselves from a human experimenter in exchange for tokens. Unlike most tested primate species so far, who so to speak “freak out” if their partner gets a better reward, the parrots reacted neither to their partner receiving something better for the same effort (i.e. to an unequal food distribution), nor to having to work harder for the same reward (thus to unequal effort).