Day: June 22, 2021

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 […]

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 […]

EU slaps fresh sanctions on Myanmar junta

The EU added eight more officials from Myanmar’s junta and three firms linked to the military to its sanctions blacklist over the coup and bloody repression of protests. Those targeted with asset freezes and visa bans included the interior, securit…

Myanmar: Teenager Describes Torture, Mock Burial

(Bangkok) — Myanmar’s security forces have arbitrarily detained thousands of people and, according to numerous credible sources, subjected many to torture, routine beatings, and other ill-treatment since the February 1, 2021 military coup, Human Right…