Philips announces first patient enrollment in DEFINE GPS global multicenter study to assess superiority of PCI procedures guided by co-registered iFR and interventional angiography

June 22, 2021 First patient enrolled in global randomized controlled trial with up to 3,200 participants at 100 sites comparing patient outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures guided by iFR data co-registered on the angiogram (interventional X-ray image) versus the current standard of care, an angiogram alone One of the largest-ever studies sponsored by […]

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Verisk’s AIR Updates Its Terrorism Model to More Comprehensively Model Damage from Conventional Bomb Blast Attacks

BOSTON, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced that it has updated its Terrorism Model for the United States to more comprehensively model the extent of damage from conventional bomb blast attacks. Starting with the size and location of the bomb, the model propagates the appropriate blast intensity within a […]

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VP assures development in Papua, W Papua will run smoothly

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has assured that efforts to accelerate development programs in the provinces of Papua and West Papua will run smoothly and suit the needs of districts with low prosperity rates. “I want to ensure that the program is designed to handle the districts with low prosperity rate,” he said here on Monday in his capacity as chief of the steering council of the integrated coordination team for the acceleration of prosperity development in the provinces of Papua and West Papua. Seven issues will become…

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Cirebon: 35 of 40 sub-districts classified as red zones

Cirebon, W Java (ANTARA) – Thirty-five out of 40 sub-districts in West Java’s Cirebon district have been declared as red zones, or areas with a high risk of COVID-19 transmission, the local COVID-19 task force said. “It is true that 35 sub-districts in Cirebon district have been classified as red zones,” chief of the Cirebon District Health Office, Eni Suhaeni, said here on Monday. Based on an evaluation conducted by the task force, only four sub-districts have been categorized as orange zones, or areas with a moderate risk of COVID-19…

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Farmer regeneration programs should become a priority: Academic

Purwokerto (ANTARA) – Academic from the University of Jenderal Sudirman in  Purwokerto, Prof. Loekas Soesanto, drew attention to the importance of prioritizing farmer regeneration programs to attain sustainable agriculture. “Local governments need to intensify farmer regeneration programs in order to realize sustainable agriculture,” Soesanto remarked here on Monday. The professor at the Faculty of Agriculture at the Jenderal Sudirman University accentuated the importance of farmer regeneration on account of the fact that agriculture is one of the strategic sectors that plays a key role in supporting regional development programs. Moreover,…

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