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Azur Spa rebrands to RE Salons and Spas, with ambitious roll-out plan and exciting new investment partnership [Show Video]
November 25, 2015

Dubai’s award-winning wellness brand, Azur Spa, has undergone a strategic rebrand to become RE Salons and Spas. The new brand identity reflects RE's holistic approach, and signals the start of the company’s expansion plans. As part of the new direction, Azur Spa founder, Partner and Chief Wellness Advocate Rana El-Eid has signed a partnership deal with Luminar Investment LTD, a UAE-based business group. This alliance aims to harness the buoyant beauty"...

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Saudi dies of MERS in Hofuf [Show Video]
November 24, 2015

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) claimed the life of a 57-year-old Saudi man on Sunday, according to an official from the Ministry of Health.

This is the first death reported since Nov. 12, the official said. There have now been 548 deaths from MERS in the Kingdom since 2012, out of 1,276 cases, with two people receiving treatment at government hospitals.

The official said that the ministry was doing everything it can to contain the virus. A 24-hour hotline on the number 937 has been set up for...

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U.S. FDA Approves Takeda’s NINLARO® (ixazomib), the First and Only Oral Proteasome Inhibitor to Treat Multiple Myeloma [Show Video]
November 22, 2015

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NINLARO® (ixazomib) capsules, the first and only oral proteasome inhibitor, indicated in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy. NINLARO is a once-weekly pill. More information is available at


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Expert: Passive smoking can cause infant death [Show Video]
November 22, 2015

Passive smoking is generally harmful, but children and pregnant women are at a higher risk and it may cause sudden death to an infant, an official said here Friday.

"Secondhand smoke causes cardiovascular and respiratory disease, coronary heart disease and lung cancer to adults. However, it can lead to sudden death among infants because they have small lung size and incomplete immune system," said Ali Al-Wadiei, the general supervisor of Saudi Anti-Smoking Program.

He made this observation on the occasion of Universal Children’s...

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The Estée Lauder Companies Names John Demsey Executive Group President; Jane Hertzmark Hudis Promoted to Group President [Show Video]
November 21, 2015

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) today announced the following executive appointments, effective January 1, 2016:

  • John Demsey will expand his responsibilities and become Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies. Mr. Demsey will add Clinique and the Men’s Skincare Group to his portfolio while continuing to oversee Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Prescriptives,"......

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Samsung Bioepis Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for the First Etanercept Biosimilar in the European Union [Show Video]
November 20, 2015

  • Samsung Bioepis’ Benepali® becomes the first-ever etanercept biosimilar to meet the European Medicines Agency’s requirements on the quality, efficacy and safety of biosimilars
  • If a marketing authorization is granted by the European Commission, Benepali® will be the first etanercept biosimilar to be approved in the European Union

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New Survey Showed GI Health and Anti-Aging Benefits of Morinaga's Probiotics Milk with BB536 [Show Video]
November 19, 2015

Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), Japanese leading dairy product company, today unveiled the results of a nationwide survey jointly conducted with Tokyo Healthcare University in Japan on the health status of over 20,000 middle-aged to elderly men and women for the purpose of investigating the relationship between regular consumption of calcium-fortified milk containing Bifidobacterium longum BB536 and health status.


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SCC creates diabetes awareness [Show Video]
November 19, 2015

As part of its social obligation, Saudi Cricket Centre (SCC) organized a diabetes awareness event here on Friday at Western Province Cricket Association’s (WPCA) cricket complex.

Around 300 players from SCC’s six affiliated bodies — WPCA, Riyadh Cricket Association (RCA), Eastern Province"...

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Merck and Pfizer Receive FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Avelumab in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma [Show Video]
November 18, 2015

  • Breakthrough Therapy designation highlights the potential of avelumab* as a new immunotherapy for patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)
  • Metastatic MCC is a devastating disease and if approved, avelumab could potentially become the first immunotherapy to treat metastatic MCC

Merck and Pfizer today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted avelumab*, an investigational fully human anti-PD-L1 IgG1 monoclonal"...

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Gore Achieves 40 Million Implants Sold Worldwide as it Celebrates 40 Years of Performance [Show Video]
November 17, 2015

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced in conjunction with its 40th anniversary, it has sold 40 million devices worldwide. The milestones come as the company showcases its latest innovations and achievements for the vascular community at the 2015 VEITHsymposium® in New York.

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