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Researchers Preferred PVi for Being “Continuous, Operator-independent, and More Reliable”


NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Tuesday 1 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study published in the Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology in which Dr. Diaaeldin Aboelnile and colleagues at Ain-Shams University in Cairo, Egypt compared two noninvasive methods of assessing fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients, dIVC and Masimo PVi®. They found both methods to be “effective,” but determined that PVi was advantageous because of being “continuous, operator-independent, and more reliable than dIVC.”1 PVi, pleth variability index, is a measure of the dynamic changes in perfusion index that occur during the respiratory cycle.

Noting the importance of predicting responsiveness prior to fluid administration and the drawbacks of invasive and static methods of ... Read more »

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Investors to trade the Diamond Standard Commodities as a blockchain token on the INX trading platform


NEW YORK-Tuesday 1 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- INX Limited, the blockchain-based platform for trading digital securities and cryptocurrencies, announces today that it has signed a letter of intent with Diamond Standard to list the world’s first diamond commodity—the Diamond Standard Coin. The Coin is a digital and physical asset: a standardized set of diamonds with a wireless chip enabling it to trade as a token on the INX trading platform. The availability of the Coin on the INX platform is pending regulatory approval for the $25 million initial public commodity offering.

This diamond commodity makes a $1.2 trillion hard asset available to institutional investors for the first time. Diamond Standard recently announced its plan to launch an ETF on the NYSE under the ticker DIAM, and an agreement to list futures on the CME ... Read more »

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- Further sharpens Takeda’s focus on ‘fast tracking’ patient access to highly innovative medicines for complex and rare diseases in Asia Pacific and the Emerging Markets


OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday 1 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the completion of its previously-announced sale of a portfolio of select products to Celltrion Inc. (“Celltrion”) for a total value of $278 million USD inclusive of milestone payments. The portfolio includes 18 pharmaceutical products and over-the-counter (OTC) products sold in Asia Pacific, which is part of Takeda’s Growth & Emerging Markets Business Unit. This divestment agreement was first announced in June 2020.

The divested portfolio includes pharmaceutical products and OTC products in the Cardiovascular, Diabetes and General Medicine therapeutic areas, sold in Australia, Hong ... Read more »

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• Beneficiary communities include Students, Village Residents & Healthcare Workers


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,-Monday 30 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

To help tackle the prevailing challenge of access to potable water in remote communities of Madagascar, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative; 20by2020, recently installed ‘Safe Water Cube’ fountains across five rural areas of the East African country, with the aim of improving the quality of life for approximately 8,500 people on a daily basis.

The Safe Water Cube fountains are based on a filtration technology for surface waters, and were developed by the Agir Ensemble Association, a prominent France-based non-profit organisation and the 2019 Zayed Sustainability Prize finalist under the ‘Water’ category. Four fountains have been installed in schools including St. Joseph School in Antsirabe and schools in Vohitrarivo, Ambohijafy and Ambohijafy Talata Andraikiba that ... Read more »

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MIAMI-Monday 30 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New in vitro studies, led by renowned authority on respiratory diseases, conclude Xlear nasal spray is “an effective...and replicable means to deactivate SARS-CoV-2...to an undetectable amount of infectious virus.” This conclusion is “validated by two independent sets of experiments, performed by different labs, on different viral strains...” The Virucidal studies were independently funded.

“The Virucidal Studies shed important light on the role Xlear can play in helping combat the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Gustavo Ferrer, who is leading the research team.

State of scientific research:

Nasal sprays, such as Xlear, reduce viral load in the nose, which is vital in fighting COVID-19. Research shows COVID-19 primarily infects and spreads through the upper respiratory system. By reducing viral load in the nose, nasal sprays help limit the severity and tran ... Read more »

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Northern Data AG opens first own data center in Frankfurt

• GPU cluster will serve as HPC platform for research and industry

• Cooperation with University Frankfurt and GSI Helmholtzzentrum Darmstadt

• Mobile high-tech data centers form the basis of the infrastructure


FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany-Monday 30 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Data AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) starts operating its first data center at its Frankfurt am Main location. From December 2020, the Frankfurt location will make up part of the Company's Distributed Computing Cluster, based on its mobile high-tech data centers. This will add to the Company's worldwide network of GPU clusters, including in the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Canada. Feasibility studies (Proof of Concept) are planned at the Frankfurt site in cooperation with research and industry.

Stefan Sickenberger, COO of Northern Data, explains: ... Read more »

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