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Hans Herrmann celebrates 85th birthday


Legendary racing driver Hans Herrmann celebrates his 85th birthday on 23 February 2013. Born in Stuttgart, Herrmann gained international recognition during his time as a works driver for Mercedes-Benz in the years 1954 and 1955. The cars he drove for the brand back then were the post-war “Silver Arrows”, the W 196 R Grand Prix racing car and the 300 SLR (W 196 S) racing sports car. These days Hans Herrmann is regularly to be found behind the wheel of historical Mercedes-Benz competition vehicles, as a guest at any one of a variety of classic e... Read More »

New trial results support treatment with Inspra (eplerenone) within first 24 hours of symptoms, in addition to standard therapy, in patients with acute STEMI without heart failure.


Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced results from the REMINDER trial showing statistically significant risk reductions in the primary composite efficacy endpoint. The composite endpoint was defined as the time to first event of cardiovascular (CV) mortality, re-hospitalization or extended initial hospital stay due to diagnosis of heart failure (HF), sustained ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, ejection fraction (EF) ≤40% after 1 month, or an elevation of BNP/ NT-proBNP after 1 month. The results were presented for the first time dur... Read More »

Pfizer’s BOSULIF® (bosutinib) Receives Conditional Marketing Authorization From The European Commission


Pfizer Inc. announced today that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional marketing authorization for BOSULIF® (bosutinib) in the European Union (EU) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic phase (CP), accelerated phase (AP) and blast phase (BP) Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (Ph+ CML) previously treated with one or more tyrosine kinase inhibitor(s) (TKIs) and for whom imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib are not considered appropriate treatment options. “I’m delighted the EC has approved BO... Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline announces start of phase III study of Benlysta® (belimumab ) in patients with vasculitis


GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the start of a Phase III study to evaluate Benlysta® (belimumab) in patients with ANCA (Anti-neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies) positive vasculitis – a condition that involves inflammation of the blood vessels. The multi-centre, multi-national, randomised, double-blind study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of belimumab in combination with azathioprine for the maintenance of remission in patients with a particular type of vascultitic disease called ANCA associated Vasculitis (Granulomatosis with... Read More »

Herbalife Launches New Products Including Allergen-Free Protein Shake and CoQ10 Plus Nutritional Supplement


Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) announced the launch of three new products: Formula 1 Allergen-Free Protein Shake, CoQ10 Plus, and a limited-edition Formula 1 Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake. The products were introduced at the company's annual North America celebration in Los Angeles. Formula 1 Allergen-Free protein shake is a perfect nutritional solution for those with common food allergies, as it is soy, dairy and gluten free. It also contains 20 vitamins and minerals, and has nine grams of non-GMO protein from rice, pea and sesame sources and over... Read More »

Herbalife’s Tips on How to Eat to Stay Warm


While piling on the layers is one way to keep the winter chill away, certain foods can help warm us from the inside. Warm soups and hot beverages are a natural, but some foods actually stimulate heat production more than others. As temperatures drop, appetites perk up. The cold, dark days of winter often bring on cravings for hearty comfort foods, warm beverages, and spicier dishes that held less appeal during the warm summer months. Our biology drives us to consume more calories in case food should become scarce, and to add a little extra p... Read More »

Herbalife Announces That It Will Continue to Be Official Nutrition Partner of FC Spartak Moscow for the 2013-14 Season


Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) has announced that it will continue as the Official Nutrition Partner of FC Spartak Moscow for the 2013-2014 Russian Premier League season. Herbalife has been the official nutrition partner of FC Spartak-Moscow since 2011. The new agreement will see Herbalife specialists continue to work with the club to develop optimal nutrition programs and provide all their sports nutrition products. The company's logo will continue to feature on the players' shirts during Russian league matches, at the team's home stadium, and on al... Read More »

Princess Máxima receives first of 1001 Women stamps


Tribute to high-profile women in Dutch history 2 April 2013 at 18:00 CET - The Hague / Amsterdam – Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands received the first 1001 Women stamps from Jan Bos, PostNL's CFO on 2 April. The presentation was held at the Special Collections exhibit of the University of Amsterdam, which is also hosting the exhibition 1001 Women in Dutch History. The stamps and the exhibition were developed on the basis of the book with the same title edited by Els Kloek; a tribute to the many high-profile women in Dutch ... Read More »

Point of Care Diagnostics plays an important role in healthcare market

health added a new report on "Point of Care Diagnostics 2010 and Beyond: Rapid Testing at a Crossroads" which represents the most current analysis of the role of Point of Care Diagnostics in today's in vitro industry. Point of Care Diagnostics 2010 and Beyond: Rapid Testing at a Crossroads report ( ) represents the most current analysis of the role of Point of Care Diagnostics in today's in vitro industry. Othe... Read More »

Breakthrough prize in life sciences


11 Inaugural winners receive US$3 million each for Groundbreaking Achievements in Life Science Research Art Levinson, Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan and Yuri Milner announced today the launch of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences ("Breakthrough Prize"), recognizing excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life. The prize will be administered by the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation ("Foundation") dedicated to advancing break... Read More »

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