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News and reports from Europe.

Loro Parque contributes to research on the echolocation of orcas

Loro Parque, in its continuous commitment to scientific research, has recently begun to collaborate in research on the echolocation of orcas, a key sense that favours their orientation and the location of prey for hunting.  There is not much information on whether it is a behaviour that cetaceans learn or if it is innate, nor is there data on the moment in which it appears in their development, so that the zoo, recognised as the best in the world, will contribute to providing information on a feature that is vital to their survival.

‘Stocking’-up for Christmas

Clearing through the aftermath of Black Friday, and Cyber Monday; as December falls upon us, consumer anticipation to deck the halls with the best deals is still decidedly present; and with all this in mind, many logisticians are preparing not only for the Christmas retail-rush, but also for the rigmarole of becoming run-rife with returns, as soon as the festivities end.

Kidney patients are the most complex patients

A study published in JAMA [1] showed: Nephrologists treat the most complex patients. As ERA-EDTA president Professor Carmine Zoccali explains, kidney patients are highly vulnerable and need special care, but nephrology is a neglected discipline in many European healthcare systems.  According to the “European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association” (ERA-EDTA) it is time for a paradigm shift. There is a  need for a better financial funding of nephrology – as well as more efforts to raise awareness for kidney disease in the population.

Goodfellow helps international companies facilitate industrial innovation

Leading global supplier of materials, Goodfellow, has collaborated with a number of major international companies to provide research materials in several industry sectors. Case studies have now been launched on Goodfellow.com showcasing real worldexamples of applications where Goodfellow have provided an array of materials either from their catalogueor as a bespoke item to aid R&D projects and prototypes.

EKHA program on transplantation will be hosted on EU Commission’s Health Policy Platform

The EKHA project “Improving Organ Donation and Transplantation in the EU” will be launched on the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform in 2019, an interactive tool to boost discussions about public health concerns and to share knowledge and best practices.

The Supply Chain Consulting Group attending Intralogistex 2019

 On Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th February 2019, ILX 2019 will return to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, for its fourth consecutive year. 

€500M class action lawsuit against NOLOTIL painkiller manufacturer Boehringer and distributers

The medication NOLOTIL is one of the most widely distributed painkillers worldwide. However, its use has been prohibited in some countries because of adverse side-effects. To this day, NOLOTIL is still prescribed for acute pain in Spain, despite the potentially severe side-effects.

ROTHSCHILD SAFARIS BREAKS NEW GROUND IN GLOBAL LUXURY MARKET

Offering natural beauty, adventure and comfort, the luxury safari holiday remains a perennial favourite among global travellers – and, over the past 20 years, the bespoke holidays of Rothschild Safaris have proved themselves to be in a class of their own.

LeanIX führt Store in der Kategorie Enterprise Architecture Tool ein

Neuer LeanIX Store ermöglicht Partnern und Kunden, Reports innerhalb des LeanIX- Ökosystems sicher und intuitiv auszutauschen.

Air Pollution can cause kidney disease

It is well known that air pollution causes lung cancer, weakens the lung function or triggers asthma. There is also evidence that there is an association between air pollution and birth defects, immune defects or even autism.

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