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The FINANCIAL -- Biogen, the ALS Association and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) on August 18 announced a new collaboration to better understand the differences and commonalities in the ALS disease process and how genes influence the clinical features of the disease.
The FINANCIAL -- People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million children still die each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines that already exist, according to WHO.
The FINANCIAL -- Roche on August 19 announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kapa Biosystems, Inc. (Kapa) a privately-held company headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, US. Kapa Biosystems is a provider of genomic tools in the life sciences sector that employs proprietary technologies to optimize enzymes for next-generation sequencing (NGS), as well as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and real-time PCR applications.
The FINANCIAL -- Humalog 200 units/mL KwikPen (insulin lispro 200 units/mL; U-200), the first and only concentrated mealtime insulin analog in the U.S., is now available in pharmacies, Eli Lilly and Company announced on August 18. Humalog U-200 KwikPen is a prefilled pen containing a concentrated formulation of Lilly's rapid-acting insulin Humalog (insulin lispro 100 units/mL) to improve glycemic control in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It is intended for people who are already taking mealtime insulin.
The FINANCIAL -- Japanese exports rose 7.6% on year in July, the Ministry of Finance said on August 19, as robust shipments to the U.S. offset sluggish exports to China, according to Nasdaq.
The FINANCIAL -- Electronic cigarettes are less harmful than smoking traditional cigarettes and can be effective tools to help smokers quit, according to a review published on August 19 by Public Health England, a government agency.
The FINANCIAL -- Toledo Transmission – a General Motors facility that sends no waste to landfills and is home to Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – is being recognized by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship.
The FINANCIAL -- Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 26,400 2011-2013 and 2015 model year F-650 and F-750 vehicles in North America for a safety compliance issue with FMVSS 210 regarding seat belt anchorage. In these vehicles, the front passenger and center seat belts might not be anchored in the correct position relative to the seat, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
The FINANCIAL -- In January-July period of 2015, Ukrainian flour milling enterprises produced 1.109 mln tonnes of flour, a decrease of 14.1% compared with the same period in 2014, declared the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on August 18.
The FINANCIAL -- The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasted the general grain harvest in 2015 at the level of 59.1 mln tonnes, as opposed to 63.9 mln tonnes last year, informed the press-service of the Ministry on August 18.
The FINANCIAL -- As of August 18, agrarians harvested 36.819 mln tonnes of grains and pulses, including 91 thsd tonnes of late grains, throughout the areas of 10.204 mln ha, or 70% of the plan. The average yield totaled 3.61 t/ha, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
The FINANCIAL -- A major study of sexual minorities in the UK and Australia shows that lesbian, gay and bisexual people are significantly less satisfied with their lives than heterosexuals.
The FINANCIAL -- While companies around the world are taking note of the growing emergence of mobile and digital payment applications, many treasury departments still grapple with the continued existence and enormous cost of paper payments. Clients at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference on Payments and Commercial Card continued to identify that fully converting their payments to electronic was their No. 1 priority in improving their working capital in 2015. The second-highest priority was expanding their card program or adopting mobile/digital business-to-consumer payments. These and other findings were revealed during the two-day event recently held in Phoenix.
The FINANCIAL -- Global investors have shifted their attention from Greece to China amid continued concern of a Chinese recession, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for August. Respondents are scaling back their expectations for economic growth.
The FINANCIAL -- Citigroup on August 18 announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Alternative Investor Services business, which comprises Hedge Fund Services and Private Equity Fund Services, to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. The entire operations of this business, including approximately 1,500 employees, will be transferred to SS&C upon closing.
The FINANCIAL -- Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on August 18 asked that all customers, including patients, inspect all bottles of TEMODAR (temozolomide) capsules and all bottles of Temozolomide capsules (generic) for potential cracks in the child-resistant bottle caps.
The FINANCIAL -- Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, on August 18 announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy.
The FINANCIAL -- UPS on August 18 completed the closing of the acquisition of Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company. The $1.8 billion acquisition adds large scale full-truck-load (FTL) and other transportation management services to the UPS portfolio.
The FINANCIAL -- American International Group Inc. on August 18 filed documents to sell its remaining 10.7 million shares in aircraft-leasing company AerCap Holdings NV as part of its exit from aircraft leasing, according to Nasdaq.
The FINANCIAL -- Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a global collaborative ICT ecosystem.