Recent general releases

The Tablet releases the 8,750+ issues of its complete digital archive with Exact Editions

[PRESSWIRE] London - 6 March, 2019 -- 180 years of Catholic history have been digitally preserved by the brand new archive of The Tablet, a weekly journal that dates back to 1840. Developed in partnership with digital publishing experts Exact Editions, the archive serves as an important ever-expanding historical record that transcends its affiliation with the Catholic Church in terms of academic value.

Professor Carmine Zoccali, President of the ERA-EDTA

World Kidney Day: ‘Is this just the tip of the iceberg?’

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 05 March, 2019 -- 850 million people worldwide are affected by kidney disease [1] – a worrying figure, and one that continues to rise. Prevention of chronic kidney disease is therefore more important than ever, as Professor Carmine Zoccali (Reggio Calabria, Italy), President of the ERA-EDTA, emphasizes on the occasion of World Kidney Day on March 14, 2019.

Professor Zoccali

World Kidney Day

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 05 March, 2019 --  “Kidney health for everyone everywhere” – ERA-EDTA has helped to put this motto into practice by offering support for young nephrologists living in disadvantage areas.

Colorectal cancer screening campaigns can save more than 130,000 lives annually

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels, 28 February 2019 – Today, Digestive Cancers Europe launched a campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening at the occasion of the start of European Colon Cancer Awareness Month (ECCAM). The event took place at the European Parliament and was hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck (ALDE).

MEPS TAKE A DEMOCRATIC STEP CLOSER TO A FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE INTERNET

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels – 26 February, 2019 -- The European Parliament’s JURI (Legal Affairs) committee took a democratic step closer to achieving a copyright that is fit for the digital age when it voted today in favour of the text agreed in Trilogue.

Is Kidney Failure a Man’s Disease?

[PRESSWIRE] Parma – 26 February, 2019 -- A new analysis of the ERA-EDTA Registry [1] reveals a striking gender difference in the incidence and prevalence of end-stage renal disease.

Loro Parque Foundation reintroduces six Tenerife-born parrots in danger of extinction to Brazil

[PRESSWIRE] Tenerife – 25 February, 2019 -- The six specimens of Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari) born in the Loro Parque Foundation's facilities and moved last August to Brazil for their reinsertion in nature have already managed to adapt to the harsh conditions of their habitat in the Caatinga and are now flying free in the wild.  The parrot is one of the most important projects of the Foundation, which has managed to move its category on the Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) from ‘critically endangered’ to ‘endangered’.

FUTURE OF PRESS NOW IN HANDS OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AS MEMBER STATES ENDORSE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels – 20 February, 2019 -- The European Publishers Council (EPC) welcomes today’s endorsement of the text of the EU copyright directive agreed in trilogue last week by a clear majority of Member States in their Coreper meeting. 

Painters District Council No. 30 to Award Two Grants to Local Community Organizations

[PRESSWIRE] Aurora, IL – February 18, 2019 -– Painters District Council No. 30 (PDC 30) is thrilled to announce it will once again award grants to various North-Central Illinois community organizations this spring. The first grant will award funding to organizations benefiting children and the second grant will award professional renovation services.

EPC SUPPORTS CALL FOR STATUTORY REGULATION OF TECH PLATFORMS: EU VOLUNTARY CODE ON DISINFORMATION IS INADEQUATE

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels – 18 February, 2019 -- The European Publishers Council (EPC) welcomes the UK Parliament’s newly-published report “Disinformation and ‘Fake News’ by the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Committee which calls for clear legal liabilities to be established for tech companies to act against harmful or illegal content on their sites.