Medicom annonce l’ouverture d’une deuxième usine de production de masques Kolmi-Hopen en France


MONTRÉAL, le 10 juin 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Le groupe Medicom, (« Medicom »), l’un des leaders mondiaux en fabrication de masques chirurgicaux et respiratoires, a annoncé son intention d’ouvrir une deuxième usine de production de masques en France. L’usine sera établie sous le nom de Medicom Kolmi-Hopen Engineering et aidera l’entreprise à répondre à la demande croissante en […]

Medicom Announces Second Kolmi-Hopen Mask Facility in France


MONTREAL, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, has announced plans to open a second mask production facility in France. The plant will be established as Medicom Kolmi-Hopen Engineering and will help the company serve incremental demand across Europe as Medicom continues to invest […]

Starbucks Takes $3 Billion Hit to Revenue during Pandemic


Starbucks expects to lose more than $3 billion in revenue in its fiscal third quarter due to the new coronavirus, but said the disruption to its business should subside through the rest of the year. “The Starbucks brand is resilient, customer affinity is strong and we believe the most difficult period is now behind us,” […]

Coronavirus Fears Cancel Iowa State Fair


DES MOINES, IOWA – Hold the pork chop on a stick and get a butter cow rain check. This summer’s Iowa State Fair was canceled Wednesday due to concerns about the coronavirus, marking the first time since World War Two that the annual gathering won’t be held in Des Moines. Without comment, the state fair […]

British Report: Black, Asian People Up to Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19


LONDON – A British government report suggests that BAME communities in England — people from black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds — are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, compared with white ethnic groups.     The report from the government agency Public Health England suggests people of Bangladeshi origin are most vulnerable, with twice […]

Amazon Bans Police Use of its Face Recognition for a Year


NEW YORK – Amazon on Wednesday banned police use of its face-recognition technology for a year, making it the latest tech giant to step back from law-enforcement use of systems that have faced criticism for incorrectly identifying people with darker skin.    The Seattle-based company did not say why it took action now. Ongoing protests following the death […]

Huawei Empowers Global Financial Customers’ Digital Transformation with Mobile-Centric Strategy and Cloud, AI, and 5G Capabilities


— Huawei Holds Global FSI Summit 2020 online SHENZHEN, China, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Huawei held its Global FSI Summit 2020 (online overseas part) with the theme of “Thrive Digitally in a Mobile Future.” Financial institutions and enterprises were invited to share their experience and insights in dealing with the “new normal” in the […]

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals mène l’élaboration d’un produit de recherche pour les cancers du poumon et colorectaux, le LEAF-1401, présenté lors de la réunion virtuelle annuelle 2020 de l’American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


Le traitement au LEAF-1401 expose la tumeur à 20 fois plus de pémétrexed sous forme pentaglutamate que le pémétrexed classique. Il a été démontré que le pémétrexed sous forme polyglutamylée est 80 fois plus puissant que le pémétrexed pour l’inhibition de la thymidylate synthase (TS), une enzyme clé dans la voie du folate. Le pémétrexed […]

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals Lead Investigational Product for Lung and Colorectal Cancers, LEAF-1401, Featured at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


Treatment with LEAF-1401 exposes the tumor to 20-times more pentaglutamated pemetrexed than conventional pemetrexed.  Polyglutamated pemetrexed has been shown to be 80-times more potent than pemetrexed in inhibiting thymidylate synthase (TS), a key enzyme in the folate pathway. Pemetrexed (Alimta®) is today one of the leading backbone chemotherapies for lung cancer in the world. VALLEY FORGE, […]