SpeeDx Begins Multisite U.S. Clinical Trials of ResistancePlus® MG Test

Test supports international guidelines for treating antibiotic resistant STI SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced the start of patient testing in their multisite U.S.-based clinical trials for ResistancePlus® MG (not available for sale in the U.S.). The molecular diagnostic test detects the sexually transmitted infection (STI) Mycoplasma genitalium, also known […]

Checkpoint Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Updated Data from Phase 1/2 Trial of EGFR Inhibitor CK-101

Data were featured in an oral presentation at the IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer Phase 3 trial in treatment-naïve EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC patients targeted to commence in 2019 NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (“Checkpoint”) (NASDAQ: CKPT), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and […]

CGAP Launches Photo and Video Contest Theme for 2018: Financial Inclusion in Africa

This year’s CGAP contest is the first ever to accept short video entries WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor’s (CGAP) 13th annual photo contest, launched today, is seeking striking images on financial inclusion in Africa. For the first time, short video submissions on Africa also will be accepted. […]

Kick-starting health in the workplace

Over 800 organizations step, bike, swim and yoga their way to better health and wellbeing as the May 2018 Virgin Pulse Global Challenge Concludes ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On August 30th more than 270,000 people, across 144 countries, completed Virgin Pulse’s 100-day Global Challenge, moving them towards a more active, healthy […]

Province Brands of Canada Announces Proposed Reverse Takeover of Colson Capital Corporation

Not for distribution to U.S. Newswire Services or for dissemination in the United States. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of U.S. Securities laws. CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Colson Capital Corp. (“Colson” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: COLS.P) and Honest Inc., dba Province Brands of Canada (“Province […]

Concord Technologies Unveils NEXTSTEP—AI-driven, Cloud-based Platform that Simplifies Patient Data Capture and Document Workflows

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Concord Technologies, a leading provider of cloud fax services and document process automation solutions, today launched NEXTSTEP, a new, AI-driven, cloud-based platform optimized for healthcare providers to reduce the effort required to capture, access and integrate patient health information from paper and digital documents. Concord has optimized NEXTSTEP […]

The Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants honors Ethan Allen’s Farooq Kathwari

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants (CIRI) honored Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, President and CEO of Danbury-based Ethan Allen Interiors Inc., with its Legacy Award at a gala dinner in Westport, CT., on September 23. He was chosen for this honor in recognition of his commitment to […]

Constellation Brands Elects Jennifer M. Daniels of Colgate-Palmolive Company to its Board of Directors

VICTOR, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today the election of Jennifer M. Daniels, chief legal officer and secretary of Colgate-Palmolive Company, to serve as a member of its board of directors, effective as of the close of business on September […]

World Conference on Lung Cancer Monday Press Conference: Clinical Research Results and Gender Differences in Lung Cancer Survival

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At today’s press conference at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s (IASLC’s) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), conference co-president Dr. Andrea Bezjak, M.D., FRCPC, MSc, professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto […]