February 28, 2015

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Pharmaceutical Industry Makes Progress in Cutting-Edge R&D for Neglected Disease

Posted: Feb 19, 2015 – 12:01 AM EST

- Report shows 13% annual increase of pharmaceutical R&D projects to develop treatments to eliminate and control neglected diseases. In 2014, 186 projects were underway. - 38 vaccines and treatments currently undergo clinical trials, 10 of which are in final stages. Projects include...

Afaxys Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an Online Platform to Bring Affordable Contraceptives to Women Worldwide

Posted: Feb 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Afaxys Pharmaceuticals, a division of Afaxys, Inc., is proud to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an innovative online platform to bring affordable contraceptives to women in the United States and the developing world....

Carnival Miracle Earns Second Consecutive Perfect 100 U.S.P.H Inspection Score

Posted: Feb 13, 2015 – 04:17 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Carnival Miracle scored 100 during its United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place in Long Beach, Calif. This marks the ships second consecutive perfect U.S.P.H. score. To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must...

Nike Partners with Athletes for Hope

Posted: Feb 11, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BETHESDA, M.D., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Since 2007, Athletes for Hope has been committed to helping athletes make a difference in the world; today marks another major step towards achieving that goal by announcing a new partnership with NIKE Inc. The partnership connects...

Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Posted: Feb 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the worlds largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced today that it has recognized Jaha Dukureh for her exemplary work to end female genital mutilation with The Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes...

Community Works Teams With U.S. Agencies on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Posted: Feb 05, 2015 – 09:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - The community leaders of Toronto have called upon Community Works Canada to gauge modern day slavery, human trafficking, and sexual violence in North America withthe support of United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association and...

CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Posted: Feb 05, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

Grant will support “Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free” Program Announcement made one-year after CVS Health declared it would quit the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in its 7,800 pharmacies nationwide

ViiV Healthcare Announces $10 Million Initiative to Accelerate Response to HIV/AIDS Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men

Posted: Feb 04, 2015 – 09:45 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - ViiV Healthcare today announced the launch of a four-year, $10 million initial investment to fuel a concerted community response to the HIV epidemic among Black Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Baltimore, Maryland...

Astellas Broadens Commitment to Clinical Trial Data Transparency

Posted: Feb 02, 2015 – 03:00 AM EST

TOKYO, Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503, ) announced today that the company will now make trial data available through www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com, an independent Web site that enables researchers to request and access clinical trial data after approval of a research...

GMO Free USA Finds GMOs and Weedkiller in Kellogg’s Froot Loops

Posted: Jan 29, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kelloggs Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA. Tests also documented the presence...

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