Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc. Present Results from Phase 3 LEAP-002 Trial Evaluating LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Versus LENVIMA Monotherapy in Patients With Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

TOKYO and RAHWAY, N.J., Sep 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada) today announced the first presentation of results from the final analysis of the Phase 3 LEAP-002 trial investigating LENVIMA, the orally available multiple […]

AVIA Releases OTT Study in Singapore at its First OTT Upfront Showcase Presenting Premium Content at its Best

Singapore, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a new research study entitled Premium OTT – Building its Rightful Place in the Digital Market, to understand the usage of different video services in Singapore and attitudes towards them. The independent research study conducted by Milieu […]

Greece says to keep open communication channels with Türkiye

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a press conference at the Thessaloniki International Fair in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Sept 11, 2022. (SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFP) ATHENS – Greece will always seek to keep open channels of communication with Türkiye, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday. The prime minister made the remarks […]

Opposition bloc leads in Swedish parliamentary elections

Supporters of the Sweden Democrats cheer during the Party's election night in Nacka, near Stockholm after exit polls were released during the general elections in Sweden on Sept 11, 2022. (JONATHAN  NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – Preliminary results of the 2022 Swedish parliamentary elections showed early Monday morning that the opposition blue bloc gained 49.7 […]

Eisai Presents Results of Post Hoc Analysis of Eribulin Mesylate (HALAVEN) at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022

TOKYO, Sep 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today results from a post hoc analysis of three randomized, pivotal, Phase 3 studies (EMBRACE trial/Study 305, Study 301 and Study304) evaluating the efficacy of eribulin mesylate (marketed as HALAVEN) versus other chemotherapies (Treatment of Physician’s Choice [TPC], capecitabine, and vinorelbine, […]

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant halts operations

This handout satellite image courtesy of Maxar Technologies released on Aug 19, 2022, shows the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. (HANDOUT / SATELLITE IMAGE ©2022 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES / AFP) Operations at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine have been fully stopped as a safety measure, Energoatom, the state agency in charge of the plant, said on […]

Indonesia’s Bio Farma ready to produce ‘IndoVac’ Covid-19 vaccines

BANDUNG, INDONESIA, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PT Bio Farma, the holding company for state-owned pharmaceutical companies in Indonesia, announced a new milestone in manufacturing IndoVac, its Covid-19 vaccines brand, including primary series vaccines, booster vaccines and vaccines for children, in development since November 2021. IndoVac Covid-19 vaccine in production at […]

Canada’s Conservatives pick populist in bid to oust Trudeau’s Liberals

Canada's Conservative Party newly elected leader Pierre Poilievre speaks during the Conservative Party Convention at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Canada on Sept 10, 2022. (DAVE CHAN / AFP) OTTAWA – Canada's Conservatives on Saturday picked Pierre Poilievre, a veteran parliamentarian who has promoted bitcoin as way to fight inflation, to spearhead the party's bid to […]

Swedes head to polls in close-run election marked by energy crisis

Leader of the Sweden Democrats Jimmie Akesson speaks during an election rally on Sept 10, 2022, in Stockholm, ahead of the general elections on Sept 11, 2022, (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – Swedes vote on Sunday in an election pitting the incumbent centre-left Social Democrats against a right-wing bloc that has embraced the anti-immigration […]

IAEA: Situation at Zaporizhzhia plant ‘increasingly precarious’

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA – The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency […]