Recent general press releases & news

Dickkopf-related protein 3 (DKK3) predicts AKI

[PRESSWIRE] Budapest - June 14, 2019 -- Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication after cardiac surgery. The severity fluctuates from subclinical AKI, an increase in biochemical markers of kidney injury, to severe AKI requiring renal replacement therapy with dialysis.

Still an unmet need: New therapeutic targets in Alport syndrome

[PRESSWIRE] Budapest - June 13, 2019 -- Alport syndrome (AS) is a hereditary type IV collagen disease that leads to progressive proteinuria, renal fibrosis, and kidney failure.

Clinical trials and research priorities in dialysis Patients: Time for a new approach?

[PRESSWIRE] Budapest - June 13, 2019 -- Historically, the number of RCTs performed in the ESRD population has been very low compared to other medical subspecialties. Furthermore, several of the few large RCTs conducted in patients with ESRD have yielded inconclusive or negative results, dampening enthusiasm for future investment in similar trials.

PCSK9 inhibitors: Specific studies are mandatory to prove efficacy and safety in CKD

[PRESSWIRE] Budapest - June 13, 2019 -- High cardiovascular morbidity and mortality remain a persisting problem in patients with CKD. Many efforts have been made in subjects with normal kidney function to prevent and to reduce the progression of cardiovascular diseases.

First artworks entirely covered with Diamonds and made by artist Cesare Catania

[PRESSWIRE] – Monaco / Monte-Carlo -- 13 June, 2019 -- On the 13th June 2019, the 19th floor of the historic Milanese building the "Torre Velasca", will host some of the Milanese artist Cesare Catania’s artworks for an evening "on leave" in the rooms of the Monza Royal Palace Museum.

Eitan Group Opens New Office in Southern California, Embraces Burgeoning Local MedTech Community

 [PRESSWIRE] NETANYA, Israel, June 4, 2019 -- Eitan Group, a global leader in advanced infusion therapy solutions across the care continuum, today announced the opening of a new office in Southern California. The new US Headquarters will be based in Aliso Viejo and will be led by Eitan Group North America CEO, Roger Massengale, to support purchasing, training and service-related needs.

Quark Expeditions Unveils Name Of New Game-Changing Polar Expedition Ship

 [PRESSWIRE] SEATTLE, June 4, 2019 -- Quark Expeditions®, the leader in polar adventures operating exclusively in the Arctic and Antarctica, today announced the name of their new polar expedition ship scheduled to set sail late in 2020.

My Story: 50 Memories from Fifty Years of Service

[PRESSWIRE] Dubai - 28 May, 2019 -- The long-awaited memoir of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of Dubai, charts the meteoric growth of Dubai and the UAE, and the life journey of one of the world’s most inspirational leaders.

The European announces its 2019 awards

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom – 22 May, 2019 -- The European continues with its annual recognition of excellence across the world of commerce.

Why do car manufacturers think that oil-based fabrics are more sustainable than leather?

[PRESSWIRE] Doorn, The Netherlands - 21.05.19 -- The world of automobiles is currently undergoing its biggest period of change since they were first introduced over a century ago.  From that moment they have transformed the way we live, but now the way we live is changing, and the automobile is being forced to adapt. It is appropriate that the industry should rethink all aspects of its production at such a moment, but it is vital that it uses common sense and properly thought out science in doing so.