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Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Posted at 2:45 PM
    Trulicity(TM) (dulaglutide), approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is the latest Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) treatment option for adults with type 2 diabetes. Trulicity is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Trulicity is not recommended as first-line therapy for patients inadequately controlled on diet and exercise. It has not been studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis, and other antidiabetic therapies should be ... read more
  • Posted at 8:01 AM
    A Purdue University agronomist has developed soil mapping technology that provides visual information about soil functionality and productivity, which could increase profitability for farmers as they cultivate crops. Phillip Owens, associate professor of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that results of the global Phase III trial of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with paclitaxel in patients with advanced gastric (stomach) cancer or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma were published in the online version of The Lancet Oncology. In the trial, known as RAINBOW, the addition of ramucirumab to paclitaxel showed a statistically significant improvement in median overall survival, meeting its primary endpoint; it also met secondary endpoints of progression-free survival and objective response ... read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • Introducing felix + iris --- GREENWOOD, Ind., Sept. 16, 2014
    Posted at 10:35 AM
    felix + iris, the first prescription eyewear brand dedicated to helping consumers find the right fit online, launched today at felixandiris.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146467 Combining proprietary technology and customer data, felix + iris delivers a personalized shopping experience for customers to find that right fit - a pair that looks great, feels comfortable and meets their vision needs. "felix + iris was created to solve a problem in the market: No eyewear retailer has built a shopping experience around getting fit right for each customer," ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Working Mother magazine has named Eli Lilly and Company as one of its Working Mother 100 Best Companies 20 years in a row. In observance of the honor, Lilly is planning a series of digital and employee initiatives. Working Mother annually honors companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and a corporate culture that supports working mothers, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. "The Working Mother 100 Best Companies are the leaders in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche's ACCU-CHEK(®) Aviva Expert system, the first and only blood glucose meter system with a built-in insulin calculator to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now available by prescription. The device represents a significant advancement in blood glucose meter technology for people with diabetes who take multiple daily insulin injections. The meter's integrated bolus calculator provides easy-to-use and reliable dose recommendations based on automated calculations, eliminating ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and AstraZeneca today announced an agreement to co-develop and commercialize AZD3293, an oral beta secretase cleaving enzyme (BACE) inhibitor currently in development as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease. The progression of Alzheimer's disease is characterized by the accumulation of amyloid plaque in the brain. BACE is an enzyme associated with the development of beta-amyloid. Inhibiting BACE is expected to prevent the formation of amyloid plaque and eventually slow the progression of the disease. AZD3293 is ... read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Chek Diagnostics, the U.S.-based manufacturer of both the CardioChek® brand and the A1CNow® family of point-of-care diagnostic products, has again been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The Inc. 5000 ranking is based on revenue growth over a three-year period. Chek Diagnostics earned its place on the list by growing its revenue by 80 percent from 2010 to 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE91354LOGO For Chek Diagnostics, who appears on the list as Polymer Technology Systems, this is the ... read more

Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the RAISE trial, a Phase III study of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), met its primary endpoint of overall survival. The global, randomized, double-blind study compared ramucirumab plus FOLFIRI to placebo plus FOLFIRI as a second-line treatment in patients with mCRC after treatment with bevacizumab, oxaliplatin and a fluoropyrimidine in the first-line setting. RAISE showed a statistically significant improvement in overall survival in ... read more

Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • Posted at 2:00 PM
    Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY) and Tecnomatic, S.p.A. announced they have signed a Settlement Agreement and Mutual General Release to settle all disputes relating to a 2008 action filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana. In addition, Remy entered into a cross licensing arrangement of certain patents with Tecnomatic. The preliminary value of the patents received from Tecnomatic is approximately $12.3 million to $15.9 million. "It is in the best interests of Remy shareholders to finally settle this ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    Extension Healthcare, the next-generation alarm management and event response solution provider, will exhibit at the upcoming ANCC National Magnet Conference. The Extension Engage™ platform provides nurses with contextual alarm and alert notifications on their mobile communication devices and includes a ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Indianapolis-based appliance, electronics and furniture retailer, hhgregg Inc. (NYSE:HGG) today announced the hiring of Robert J. Riesbeck as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Riesbeck will be a key addition to the Company’s leadership team and his vast experience in financial and operational management will complement the existing ... read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) and TagStation, LLC unveil groundbreaking updates to NextRadio(®) smartphone app at RAB/NAB Radio Show. Imagine turning on your radio and being able to see what's playing on all your local stations at that exact moment. You see your favorite song, click on it, and are instantly hearing its live broadcast. Tuning to the radio content you want to hear is now that simple with NextRadio's new Live Guide. Much like the days before caller ID on your ... read more
  • Posted at 8:53 AM
    Rook Security, a global IT security services provider based in Indianapolis, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for its state-of-the-art Security Operations Center. The annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s leaders in organizational ... read more
  • Posted at 7:10 AM
    Wish for Our Heroes is pleased to announce the first-ever RIDE INDIANA, a 5-day, 500 mile cycling endurance event, to support members of the United States Armed Forces. The Noblesville-based national charity has partnered with grocery retail giant, The Kroger Co., which will have an active role in the inaugural event. The ride will begin September 17(th) in Warsaw, Indiana and will have stops in South Bend, Lafayette, Bloomington, Columbus, and conclude in Indianapolis at Monument Circle on September ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    BATS Wireless (BATS) and Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: AVNW) have formed a partnership to market stabilized antenna tracking systems. The BATS systems, when coupled with Aviat's industry-leading microwave radios, deliver ultra high-capacity connectivity for both mobile and nomadic vehicles and vessels. Ideal for the unique demands of the energy market, the joint solution will provide the flexibility needed for nomadic, offshore corporate networks. It will deliver a wealth of cutting-edge wireless communications and data opportunities to floating production, storage and offloading vessels ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    Inc. magazine today ranked Inter Technologies Corporation NO. 3524 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Inter Technologies Corporation has earned a position on the list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members ... read more