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Seoul Mayor says, "We will make the beauty industry a strong growth engine for Seoul” at Newsis K-Expo 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:30pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon said, "We will make the beauty industry a strong growth engine for Seoul.

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon said, "We will make the beauty industry a strong growth engine for Seoul.
  • Mayor Oh delivered a keynote speech at 'The NEWSIS K-Expo 2021: Seoul Beauty Industry Branding Conference', which was broadcast on the NEWSIS YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/NewsisTV) from 5pm KST on 16th of September.
  • He also emphasized that he has established a future roadmap 'Seoul Vision 2030' in order to implement this task.
  • "The domestic beauty industry that has become a new Korean cultural content is something Seoul is paying attention.

Christie Hefner, Dan Aykroyd, and Jim Belushi to Keynote MJ Unpacked Las Vegas

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 6:36pm

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MJ Unpacked , the first cannabis CPG trade event designed to both drive commerce and integrate access to capital, announces today Christie Hefner, Dan Aykroyd, and Jim Belushi to keynote MJ Unpacked's Las Vegas conference.

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MJ Unpacked , the first cannabis CPG trade event designed to both drive commerce and integrate access to capital, announces today Christie Hefner, Dan Aykroyd, and Jim Belushi to keynote MJ Unpacked's Las Vegas conference.
  • MJ Unpacked premieres October 21 - 22 in Las Vegas 9 am - 5 pm, at The South Seas Convention Center at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
  • Attendance to MJ Unpacked is exclusive to cannabis retail and brand executives with the title manager and above and accredited investors.
  • To register for MJ Unpacked and for a participating list of brands, retailers and investors, please visit: https://mjunpackedregister.com
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Study Designs Completed for NIH Consortium Study of Long-term COVID-19

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:41pm

As the CSC for the NIH grant, NYU Langone is charged with integrating the research activities of clinical sites around the country.

Key Points: 
  • As the CSC for the NIH grant, NYU Langone is charged with integrating the research activities of clinical sites around the country.
  • As of August 25, more than 39 million Americans had been infected with COVID-19, resulting in 648,000 deaths.
  • The study will also seek to enroll participants without SARS-CoV-2 infection to serve as a comparison group.
  • An important aspect of the RECOVER Initiative is the development of the pediatric main protocol for study of Long COVID in children.

AgriFORCE Growing Systems Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Food Production & Processing IP from Manna Nutritional Group (MNG)

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:45pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgriFORCE Growing Systems Ltd. (“the Company”) (Nasdaq: AGRI), an innovative AgTech company focused on developing and acquiring agriculture IP that advances sustainable cultivation and processing for crops across multiple verticals, announces that it has entered into a material definitive agreement to acquire the intellectual property (IP) from Manna Nutritional Group LLC (MNG), a privately held firm based in Boise, Idaho. The IP encompasses patent-pending technologies to naturally process and convert grain, pulses and root vegetables, resulting in low-starch, low-sugar, high-protein, fiber-rich baking flour products, as well as a wide range of breakfast cereals, juices, natural sweeteners and baking enhancers. The core process is covered under a pending patent application in the U.S. and key international markets.

Key Points: 
  • Plans launch of proprietary AgriFORCE branded food products for the growing wellness and health-conscious consumers.
  • The core process is covered under a pending patent application in the U.S. and key international markets.
  • Ingo Mueller, CEO of AgriFORCE, stated, This acquisition is the next step in our comprehensive strategy to leverage IP to produce more sustainable, natural and better-quality food, medicine and plant-based products.
  • Manna Nutritional Group LLC is a privately held developmental stage firm based in Boise, Idaho.

Poda Announces Proposed Name Change and Proposed New Corporate Structure

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

The proposed name change remains subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE").

Key Points: 
  • The proposed name change remains subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE").
  • The proposed name change will not affect the Company's share structure or the rights of the Company's shareholders.
  • No action is required from shareholders in connection with the proposed name change.
  • The proposed names for the six subsidiaries are as follows: Poda (Tobacco), Inc., Poda (Alternatives), Inc., Poda (Therapeutics), Inc., Poda (THC), Inc., Poda (CBD), Inc., and Poda (Research and Development), Inc..
    Poda's CEO, Ryan Selby, commented, "This proposed name change is consistent with our business objectives and our long-term strategy.

Poda Announces Proposed Name Change and Proposed New Corporate Structure

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

The proposed name change remains subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE").

Key Points: 
  • The proposed name change remains subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE").
  • The proposed name change will not affect the Company's share structure or the rights of the Company's shareholders.
  • No action is required from shareholders in connection with the proposed name change.
  • The proposed names for the six subsidiaries are as follows: Poda (Tobacco), Inc., Poda (Alternatives), Inc., Poda (Therapeutics), Inc., Poda (THC), Inc., Poda (CBD), Inc., and Poda (Research and Development), Inc..
    Poda's CEO, Ryan Selby, commented, "This proposed name change is consistent with our business objectives and our long-term strategy.

HOME EMERGENCY ENERGY STORAGE Launched by Advanced Battery Concepts Today

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:05am

The U.S. market for residential backup power, in 2021, represents a $1.3 billion opportunity shared among three categories: generators, fuel cells and battery systems -- the fastest growing segment, according to the University of Michigan study. In addition, market trends indicated an increasing demand for environmentally friendly technologies (e.g., battery-based and fuel-cell based) and a rise in "smart homes" and "smart home technology" further driving additional demand.

Key Points: 
  • CLARE, Mich., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Battery Concepts introduces HOME EMERGENCY ENERGY STORAGE to address the growing need by homeowners and small commercial businesses for safe, reliable, and cost-effective emergency power.
  • The system, called "HEES" by company officials, relies on the innovative and patented GreenSeal batteries invented by Advanced Battery Concepts.
  • The Advanced Battery Concepts' HOME EMERGENCY ENERGY STORAGE system satisfies common customer needs including safety, reliability, cost, ease of installation, customer maintenance-free and self-sufficiency.
  • With Advanced Battery Concepts' sustainability and recyclability commitments as fundamental components of their GreenSeal batteries and their Home Emergency Energy Storage system, the next step according to their CEO, Ed Shaffer is commercialization.

Almost 75% of Doctors Say They Have Seen an Increase in COVID-19 in Children, But Only 10% or Less of Children 12+ Are Breakthrough Cases, New Survey Shows

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Long-haulers are patients who experience persistent symptoms after the typical course of the disease.

Key Points: 
  • Long-haulers are patients who experience persistent symptoms after the typical course of the disease.
  • Most doctors surveyed said that long-COVID symptoms last about 1-4 weeks (36%) or 5-6 weeks (21%).
  • Sermos latest COVID-19 Real Time Barometer showed 42% of physicians said 10% or less of their pediatric patients were vaccinated and still caught COVID.
  • Our survey reveals parents are more reluctant to vaccinate their children than themselves.

DouxMatok and Hi-Food Partner to Deliver Great Tasting Nutritional Sugar Reduced Solutions

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Incredo Sugar, which officially launched last year and is now commercially available in the U.S., enables up to 50% sugar reduction in food products.

Key Points: 
  • Incredo Sugar, which officially launched last year and is now commercially available in the U.S., enables up to 50% sugar reduction in food products.
  • In partnership with Hi-Food, well be able to deliver more than just a specialty ingredient for great tasting sugar reduction solutions to food brands, said DouxMatoks Chief Technology Officer, David Tsivion.
  • The collaborative effort between DouxMatok and Hi-Food addresses one of the most common challenges of existing solutions on the market maintaining sweetness and other sugar functionalities while avoiding the aftertastes often associated with sugar substitute bulking solutions and addressing other missing sugar functionalities.
  • Based on real cane sugar, this breakthrough, patented sugar reduction solution enables food manufacturers to develop delicious, better-for-you formulations that deliver great taste experiences and enhance nutritional values of sweet food products while reducing sugar.

Canines 'Out-Sniff' Technology in Detecting Prostate Cancer in Men

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

The study consisted of 126 participants who were placed in one of two groups: a prostate cancer group (n=66) and a control group (n=60).

Key Points: 
  • The study consisted of 126 participants who were placed in one of two groups: a prostate cancer group (n=66) and a control group (n=60).
  • The prostate cancer group was exclusive to men with prostate cancer, ranging from early stage to late state disease.
  • The control group included both men and women, some of which had cancer, some who did not, but no one within the control group had prostate cancer.
  • In a world full of technology, it appears dogs are better able to naturally screen for prostate cancer than our most advanced technology.