New Cuban vaccine developed against chronic hepatitis B

first_img Share 181 Views   no discussions Tweet HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The new Cuban vaccine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B is currently undergoing clinical trials in Cuba and eight Asian countries, with the cooperation of the French company Abivax.Researchers say the new product – HeberNasvac, developed by researchers of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), has proved to be more effective and safer than the rest of those existing in the world against the illness.Studies of clinical evaluation have been approved by regulatory authorities in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong , the Philippines and Thailand.According to the World Health Organization, chronic liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus is one of the main causes of liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and other complications such as esophageal varicose veins.Each year about one million deaths have been attributed to infection by the virus. Sharecenter_img Share Sharing is caring! HealthInternationalLifestyleNewsPrintRegional New Cuban vaccine developed against chronic hepatitis B by: Caribbean Media Corporation – August 13, 2015last_img read more

HFW assists Abu Dhabi Ports on Ship Purchase with Remote Closing

first_imgSea News, April 17 It represents the full spectrum of those involved in the industry, including shipowners and charterers, P&I Clubs, banks, international agencies, shipyards, marine insurance underwriters, governments and brokers across the entire shipping life cycle, from design to recycling. HFW was recently named by Lloyd’s List as the world’s leading shipping and maritime law firm, and has been serving clients in the industry for more than 135 years. Global, sector-focused law firm assisted Abu Dhabi Ports on its purchase of bulk carrier Mv NIKI. HFW also provided completion services to all parties on the transaction, which was closed remotely via video conference due to Covid-19. The HFW team was led in Piraeus by Kalliopi Karaiskaki and included Anna Papadopoulou, Ben Partridge and Lila Zerva. The firm has over 200 shipping lawyers and Master Mariners across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, specialising in dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional work. Participants logged in from 11 different locations in Greece and Abu Dhabi, and all documents were signed electronically, presented and exchanged by video and email. (Image Courtesy: HFW/Twitter) Author: Baibhav Mishralast_img read more

PH routs El Salvador, ends FIBA 3×3 stint

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’ PH routs El Salvador, ends FIBA 3×3 stint’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]Thursday, June 22, 2017 [/av_textblock][/av_one_full] MANILA – Philippines capped off their campaign in the 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup with a 21-14 victory over El Salvador on Tuesday in Nantes, France (Wednesday in Manila).Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng scored 7 points each, while JR Quinahan and Kobe Paras finished with four and three, respectively, for Chooks-Pilipinas, which finished with a 2-2 win-loss slate.Philippines had a blazing start with early conversions from Paras and Quinahan. Ravena and Teng then joined the scoring for the squad to build an 18-10 lead.El Salvador tried to mount a comeback, converting four straight points to cut the deficit to 18-14, but Chooks-Pilipinas answered with a layup by Teng and an outside shot by Ravena to finish off the game.Philippines, ranked No. 13, was removed from the contention for the quarterfinals after suffering a 21-14 defeat in the hands of the No. 11 ranked Slovenia in the first match.Slovenia scored the first 5 points of the game before widening the lead to 14-4 on hits by Gasper Ovnik. Chooks-Pilipinas, however, responded with a run behind Ravena to come to as close as 15-11.Slovenia quickly retorted with back-to-back outside shots from Gaspar and Simon Finzgar to increase the lead to 19-11 before Adin Zavjic ended the game with an inside hit.Ravena top-scored with 7 points while Paras, Teng and Quinahan struggled offensively with combined 6 points. Ovnik and Gaspar both had 7 points for Slovenia./PNcenter_img [/av_textblock][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]last_img read more

BREAKING: Body of missing teen found

first_imgWant the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Share 11:24 a.m.:“They have not found the body.”-Sheriff Omar LucioDue to bad weather, officials have paused the search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the Laguna Madre Thursday, said Sheriff Omar Lucio Friday. “Everything is at a standstill because of the weather,” Lucio said.The boy went missing after the boat he and two friends were in overturned. Two of the boys were found safe and returned to shore. “The other two got held by a citizen,” said Cameron County Pct. 1 Constable Pete Delgadillo, who added that the incident happened approximately three miles north of Michigan Park in Laguna Heights.“We were out there,” Lucio said. “We were asked to assist. We called the Border Patrol because they have a helicopter,” he said, adding that other agencies were also asked to help in the search, including Texas Parks and Wildlife and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Port Isabel and South Padre Island police departments have also been assisting in the search.Addressing rumors flying back and forth on social media that the boy’s body had been found, Lucio said, “As of right now they have not found the body yet.” He said the search will resume as soon as the stormy weather passes.“We’re still waiting,” Delgadillo added. “We’ll be out there looking for the 13-year-old,” he said.Editor’s Note: The PRESS will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. Check back here for the latest on the search. RelatedDecapitated body found in bayBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press March 17, 2015 A decapitated body was found in the Laguna Madre Monday afternoon by fishermen who were fishing nearby, according to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio. The body, which was found nude and also showed signs of being mutilated, was identified as…March 17, 2015In “News”UPDATE: Donations sought for funeral costs for Nahum Barragan CastañedaBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press Port Isabel Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lisa Garcia released a statement Friday afternoon shortly after news broke that the body of a missing PIISD student had been found in the Laguna Madre. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Nahum…May 29, 2015In “News”BODY FOUND: Officials believe body may be missing Spring BreakerBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press The body of a man found in Matamoros, Mexico Wednesday is believed to be that of missing San Antonio teen, Justin Kirby Walker. According to Cameron County Park Rangers, Walker, 18, was reported missing on Saturday, March 19, hours after he attended an…March 25, 2016In “News” By DINA ARÉVALOPort Isabel-South Padre Presseditor@portisabelsouthpadre.comUpdate 3:26 p.m.:Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio has confirmed that the body of a missing 14-year-old boy has been found after a search that stretched overnight and was temporarily halted due to bad weather. “The body was found a little after (2) o’clock by Texas Parks and Wildlife,” Lucio said. The body was “not too far from the area where the boys were,” he said.“Judge Juan Mendoza pronounced him dead,” he added.It’s been reported that the boy was Nahum Barragan Castañeda. Lucio said Castañeda’s family has been notified.Castañeda went missing Thursday evening after the watercraft he and two friends were in overturned. Authorities received a call for help at approximately 7:30 p.m., according to reports. The Port Isabel and South Padre Island police departments, along with the Cameron County Constable’s Office, Cameron County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Border Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard all assisted in the search.last_img read more

NCAA Tennis Championships Blog: Day One

first_img Share   SURPRISE, Ariz. – Due to last-minute changes in travel plans, we were unable to update the blog as much as we would have liked to Monday. Check back for live updates on the men’s and women’s tennis team’s trip to the NCAA Division II Championships in Surprise, Ariz. Tuesday morning. The team is scheduled to practice at the Surpise Tennis and Racquet Complex at 11 a.m. MT.8:30 p.m. MT – The majority of the team grabs a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant.6:30 p.m. MT – After a long day of flying, the team’s head to the hotel. Here’s a picture from the one of the flights.#ARGOS#Print Friendly Version NCAA Tennis Championships Blog: Day Onecenter_img Members of the men’s and women’s tennis teams grab a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant (Photo by UWF Athletic Communications) last_img read more

UWF Women’s Soccer Lands Four on NSCAA All-Region Teams

first_imgDecember 11, 2015 PENSACOLA, Fla. – The University of West Florida women’s soccer team had four players earn spots on the 2015 NSCAA All-South Region teams. Midfielder Daryl Bell (Sarasota, Fla./Southeast HS), forward Amber Pennybaker (Indianapolis, Ind./Tampa), and defender Svenja Burkhardt (Bad Salzuflen, Germany/Gymnasium Heepen) were each first-team selections, and defender Emily Vogler (Lynn Haven, Fla./Mosley HS) was named to the second team. Bell led UWF and ranked second in the Gulf South Conference this season with 15 goals and 36 points as a sophomore. The Florida native has totaled 20 goals in her first two seasons as an Argonaut, and was named a second team All-American by the D2CCA. Bell scored nine goals in the seven games leading up to the postseason, and knocked in the game-winner against Nova Southeastern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Pennybaker immediately boosted the UWF offense as a transfer from Tampa, scoring eight goals and adding a team-high six assists on the season. Those numbers were enough to put Pennybaker in the top 10 of the GSC in goals, assists and points, and help her earn a spot on the All-GSC and D2CCA All-South Region first teams. Burkhardt and Vogler patrolled the back line for UWF that held opponents to a South Region-best 0.70 goals per game. Both defenders were named to the All-GSC First Team for their efforts, and to the GSC All-Tournament Team for their play in this year’s conference tournament. The defenders also contributed offensively. Burkhardt scored two goals on the year, including one that evened the score in a 3-2 win over then-ranked North Alabama, and added two assists. Vogler scored in a GSC Tournament win over Christian Brothers and against Delta State, and she was credited with an assist in UWF’s 5-1 win over No. 1 Rollins early in the year. For information on all UWF athletics, visit #ARGOS# — –Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

What Do the 2017 Indians Have in Common with a Team From 1884?

first_imgEver hear of Old Hoss Radbourn? How about Arthur Irwin? Yeah, you’d have to go back – WAY back to know who those guys are, but those players now have something in common with the likes of Corey Kluber and Frankie Lindor.Radbourn and Irwin were two players on the 1884 Providence Grays, a team that also won 27 of 28 games, a mark the Indians hit on Thursday when they beat the Angels in Los Angeles.The Grays finished the season 84-28, and won the World Series, topping the New York Metropolitans in a three-game sweep.The tweet below also talks about another team winning 27 of 28 games, the New York Giants, who reached the same heights back in 1916.That team, which Indians fans likely have heard of during their 22-game win streak, went 27-1-1 at one point during that 1916 campaign.The odd thing about that Giants team is that they finished fourth under John McGraw, and ended the year 86-66, seven games back.The Indians road show moves on to Seattle Friday night, a chance to again further themselves in history. 27-1?!The @Indians have pulled off something only the 1884 Providence Grays and 1916 New York Giants have done.— ESPN (@espn) September 22, 2017 Related TopicsOld Hoss Radbourn Matt Loedecenter_img Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.last_img read more

Borough Considers Appropriation of Legal Costs, Just in Case

first_imgThe ordinance appropriating $75,000 in funding that “may be needed on short notice to pay for outside counsel to advise and defend the borough” is up for introduction Tuesday, November 22. A public hearing on the ordinance is planned for December 6. As of the end of October, the ACLU had not filed any formal lawsuit, but sent a representative to a meeting to watch the proceedings and answer questions. A letter by the American Civil Liberties Union representatives in Anchorage had advised the Assembly “either stop invocations or go back to letting anyone offer them.” The resolution which established a policy for invocations was adopted in late October, despite a veto from Borough Mayor Mike Navarre… KPB Mayor Navarre: “What I did was veto a resolution that really I think opened the Borough up to litigation. And significant cost. That’s really what my biggest concern is, and I know this is a sensitive issue, very emotional, people feel very strongly about it, but I think we put Borough finances at risk by going forward with this policy. And I appreciate that Assembly Member Bagley has indicated that he’ll bring forth a resolution to adopt some changes and amendments to it and I think that’s fine. We ought to have a policy.” In a memo attached to the ordinance up for introduction, Assembly President Kelly Cooper writes that the recent adoption of their invocation policy attracted “numerous comments challenging the legality of the policy.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享In the continuing saga of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s invocation policy, the body will now consider the appropriation of $75,000 just in case of legal costs. The ACLU had hinted at possible legal action after the Assembly implemented a policy which only allows members of registered religious groups on the Kenai Peninsula to offer opening invocations at Assembly meetings.last_img read more

High school basketball: Postponed Tuesday games rescheduled

first_imgTen boys and girls high school basketball games postponed Tuesday because of the wintry weather have been rescheduled.In District 1-5A, Airline visits Evangel on Thursday and Haughton hosts Southwood on Saturday. The Airline-Evangel girls game starts at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the boys. The Haughton-Southwood girls game starts at 1 and will be followed by the boys.In District 1-4A, Bossier hosts North DeSoto on Thursday, and Benton hosts Northwood on Thursday, Jan. 25. In District 1-1A, Plain Dealing hosts Homer on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Girls games start at 6 and boys games at 7:30.In District 1-5A boys and girls action Friday night, Haughton visits Airline and Parkway hosts Byrd.In District 1-14A, Woodlawn is at Benton and Bossier hosts Booker T. Washington.In District 1-1A, Plain Dealing hosts Ringgold.— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.comTop Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

Claim Tottenham talks to sign player have been delayed due to…

first_imgTurkish newspaper Sozcu report Tottenham Hotspur were due to hold talks with Fenerbache with regards to signing Vedat Muriqi but this is now in limbo because of the Coronavirus outbreak. It’s reported Spurs and Fener were planning to hold talks over Muriqi after Kosovo’s Euro 2020 playoff game against Northern Macedonia, but after the game was cancelled due to the pandemic, transfer negotiations were put on hold.Sozcu claim transfer talks with Tottenham will not take place until the virus is under control and Fenerbahce are still hoping to sell him for a ‘decent fee’ in order to fund incoming transfers for next season.The 25 year old joined Fenerbahce at the start of the season from Caykur Rizespor and has impressed with his performances.He’s been heavily linked with a move to other Premier League clubs in recent months with Leicester City also reported to be interested.Muriqi’s contract with Fenerbahce will expire at the end of June Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this Strategy Game is AddictiveForge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoHero WarsGetting this Treasure is impossible! Prove us wrong!Hero WarsUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoDating.comTop Successful Single Men in Tung ChungDating.comUndoGrepolis – Online Free GameGamers Around the World Have Been Waiting for this Game! Already 35 Million PlayersGrepolis – Online Free GameUndolast_img read more