Change in the Roche Board of Directors
Basel, 26 September 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Julie Brown has notified the Board that she will step down as a member of the Roche Board of Directors as she has accepted a management role at another pharmaceutical company. This change will be effective from today.Ms. Brown was elected to the Board of Directors in March 2016 and has since been the Chairwoman of the Audit Committee. Dr. Patrick Frost will chair the Audit Committee on an interim basis until the Annual General Meeting in March 2023.Roche Chairman Christoph Franz: " As a Board member and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee, Jul...
Source: Roche Media News - September 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nadal pulls out of Laver Cup after doubles with Federer
Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the remainder of the Laver Cup due to personal reasons after partnering friend and rival Roger Federer in a doubles match that brought down the curtain on the Swiss... #federerrafanadal #tenniscarer #doublesmatch #rogerfederer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swiss central bank hikes interest rates by 75 basis points, bringing them out of negative territory
The Swiss National Bank on Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate to 0.5%, a shift that brings an end to an era of negative rates in Europe. #swissnationalbank (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

[Re-osseointegration of a Dental Implant with Aseptic Loosening after Occlusal Correction: a Case Report]
Swiss Dent J . 2022 Sep 5;132(9):599-606. [Article in German] Philippe Biel 1 , Thomas Biel 2 , Vivianne Chappuis 1 , Clemens Raabe 1 Affiliations expand PMID: 36052964 Free article Abstract The preservation of osseointegration is fundamental for the long-term success of dental implants. Breakdown of osseointegration may occur in cases of aseptic implant loosening, a poorly understood process leading to sudden implant failure. So far, no evidence-based therapy concept exists for implants with aseptic loosening. The present case report demonstrates the re-osseointegration of a dental implant in the mandible of a 79-year-ol...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 21, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Invitation to Roche ’s 3rd Quarter Sales 2022 Webinar
  Roche will publish its Sales Results for the 3rd Quarter of 2022 prior to the opening of the Swiss Stock Exchange onTuesday,18 October 2022. 07:00 CEST / 06:00 BST / 01:00 AM EDT / 10:00 PM PDT (evening before) Release will be e-mailed and posted on the Roche IR website>click herePresentation slides will be posted on the Roche IR website>click here 14:00 – 15:30 CEST / 13:00 – 14:30 BST08:00 – 09:30 AM EDT / 05:00 - 06:30 AM PDT  The webinar will start with presentations by senior management,followed by a Q&A session. Presenters:Severin Schwan, CEO Roche GroupBill Anderson, CEO Roche ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European Commission approves Roche ’s Vabysmo, the first bispecific antibody for the eye, for two leading causes of vision loss
Phase III data that showed people with nAMD and DME treated with Vabysmo up to every four months achieved similar outcomes compared to receiving treatment every two months with afliberceptIn addition, patients treated with Vabysmo received up to 33% fewer median number of injections compared to afliberceptReducing the number of eye injections over time could offer a less burdensome treatment schedule for individuals, their caregivers and healthcare systemsVabysmo simultaneously targets and inhibits two disease pathways involving Ang-2 and VEGF-A linked to a number of vision-threatening retinal conditionsBasel, 19 September...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European Commission approves Roche ’s Vabysmo, the first bispecific antibody for the eye, for two leading causes of vision loss
Phase III data that showed people with nAMD and DME treated with Vabysmo up to every four months achieved similar outcomes compared to receiving treatment every two months with afliberceptIn addition, patients treated with Vabysmo received up to 33% fewer median number of injections compared to afliberceptReducing the number of eye injections over time could offer a less burdensome treatment schedule for individuals, their caregivers and healthcare systemsVabysmo simultaneously targets and inhibits two disease pathways involving Ang-2 and VEGF-A linked to a number of vision-threatening retinal conditionsBasel, 19 September...
Source: Roche Media News - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

I wish this day would have never come': The world of sport reacts to Roger Federer's retirement
The outpouring of praise and admiration in the wake of Roger Federer's retirement announcement is a testament to the Swiss tennis star's remarkable impact and legacy in the world of tennis, sport... #tennisstar #retirementannouncement #rogerfederer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roger Federer, Swiss tennis great, announces he's leaving the sport
Tennis legend Roger Federer announced his retirement from the sport Thursday after a 24-year career, the Swiss player announced in a letter posted to Twitter. #sporttennislegend #rogerfederer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid sales and opioid-related poisonings in Switzerland: a descriptive population-based time-series analysis - Hooijman MF, Martinez-De la Torre A, Weiler S, Burden AM.
BACKGROUND: To examine time trends and characteristics of calls related to opioid poisonings reported to the National Poison Centre and opioid sales in Switzerland. METHODS: We used population-level data from the Swiss National Poisons Information ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Jean-Luc Godard, 91, Is Dead; Bold Director Shaped French New Wave
The Franco-Swiss filmmaker and provocateur radically rethought motion pictures and left a lasting influence on the medium. #franco #filmmaker #frenchnewwavethefranco #bolddirector #jeanlucgodard #provocateur #motionpictures (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The World Is ‘ Heading in the Wrong Direction ’ as Climate Disasters Mount, U.N. Warns
(GENEVA, Switzerland) — With weather disasters costing $200 million a day and irreversible climate catastrophe looming, the world is “heading in the wrong direction,” the United Nations says in a new report that pulls together the latest science on climate change. The World Meteorological Organization, in the latest stark warning about global warming, said weather-related disasters have increased fivefold over the last 50 years and are killing 115 per day on average—and the fallout is poised to worsen. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited the floods in Pakistan, heat waves in Europe, drough...
Source: TIME: Science - September 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized climate change extreme weather healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

A look back at Jean-Luc Godard's most famous films
The French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard, a key figure in the Nouvelle Vague film movement, has died aged 91. Godard was celebrated for his daring and almost improvised filming style. His first... #awomanisawoman #jeanlucgodard #nouvellevague #thelittlesoldier #breathless (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jean-Luc Godard, French cinema legend, dies age 91
French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard -- a key figure in the Nouvelle Vague, the film-making movement that revolutionized cinema in the late 1950s and 60s -- has died aged 91, French media is... #jeanlucgodard #nouvellevague (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interprofessional collaboration in fall prevention: insights from a qualitative study - Baumann I, Wieber F, Volken T, R üesch P, Glässel A.
(1) Background and objective: to explore the experiences of Swiss health care providers involved in a community fall prevention pilot project on barriers and facilitations in interprofessional cooperation between 2016 and 2017 in three regions of Switzerla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news