Transition Therapeutics to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 9th, at 4:30 P.M. EST

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TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Transition Therapeutics Inc. (“Transition” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TTHI, TSX: TTH) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 4:30 P.M. EST to discuss Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 financial results. Dr. Tony Cruz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will host the call. Transition will announce its financial results for this period in a press release to be issued prior to the call.  In order to participate in the conference call, please call (888) 227-6492 (North America) and (303) 223-2685 (International). A webcast is also available at www.transitiontherapeutics.com. A replay of the conference call will be available on Transition’s website for seven days following the call.

About Transition

Transition is a biopharmaceutical development company, advancing novel therapeutics for CNS and metabolic disease indications. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Transition Therapeutics Ireland Limited is developing CNS drug candidate ELND005 for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome.  Transition’s lead metabolic drug candidate is TT401 (LY2944876) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and accompanying obesity. The Company’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol “TTHI” and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “TTH”. For additional information about the Company, please visit www.transitiontherapeutics.com.

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Hoop Dreams: Barbara Bush and Dwight Howard Adorably Team Up to Film Two Literacy PSAs

She got game!

Former FLOTUS Barbara Bush hit the basketball court at Texas’ Toyota Center earlier in the week to shoot some hoops and talk literacy for a new PSA with the Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard.

Howard helped the 90-year-old Bush around the court and even cuddled up for some sweet promotional photos – both wearing matching Rockets jerseys, of course.

The joint PSA will encourage viewers to volunteer at a school, library or nonprofit through Connect4Literacy.org, a website created by the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, according to the organization’s Facebook.

First Lady Barbara Bush and Houston Rockets’ Center Dwight Howard have teamed up to spread the word about the importance…

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“Dwight is a fun loving guy,” Neil Bush, Barbara’s son and the co-chair of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, told Houston’s Culture Map. “And mom is about as witty as they come at the age of 90. They were very playful. It was so cute to see this shrinking little 90-year-old with this big, tall virile guy get along so well.”

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The 30-year-old center and Bush filmed two videos, to be released later in February on the Literacy Foundation’s website. In both, the stars ask the community to help change a child’s life through volunteering and service.

Howard’s own charity, the D12 Foundation, also focuses on early childhood education.

“Together, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and the D12 Foundation are slam dunking on low literacy rates in Houston and ensuring every child succeeds,” the Literacy Foundation wrote on Facebook.
Chi-X says J.C. Flowers to buy Australia, HK, Japan subsidiaries

SYDNEY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Market operator Chi-X Global Holdings LLC said on Monday that U.S. private equity firm J.C. Flowers & Co had agreed to buy its Australian, Hong Kong and Japanese subsidiaries for an undisclosed amount.

The deal is expected to close by the end of March, pending regulatory clearances, Chi-X said in a statement.

(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Miral Fahmy)

Forest and Bird may lodge court action over Denniston Plateau

Forest and Bird will know in about a week whether it will lodge court action against the Government for approving mining on the Denniston Plateau.

Bathurst Resources is a step closer to getting its opencast mine on the Denniston Plateau after the Conservation Minister approved its access application.

However, it has been revealed that Nick Smith ignored advice given to him from the Department of Conservation about the project.

Forest and Bird spokesman Kevin Hackwell says they are very concerned the minister’s dismissed DoC’s very in-depth report, and are taking advice on whether to file a judicial review.

“We need to particularly be looking at the minister’s decision, and exactly how he and what he did in terms of making that decision.

"So we’re looking at it at the moment and it will be a week or two probably before we decide whether we do or not.”

Meanwhile, Forest and Bird will be at the High Court in Christchurch this week to appeal the Environment Court granting resource consents to Bathurst for its Denniston Plateau project.

6 entradas a Messi que provocaron infartos en la afición culé

6 entradas a Messi que provocaron infartos en la afición culé

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Messi, una presa muy perseguida.

1. La que le regaló Filipe Luis en el último encuentro entre Barça y Atlético. Y Luis Enrique, taquicárdico perdido.

2. La que le hizo Ujfalusi, que pilló por banda el tobillo del argentino y se lo dejó como una pelota de tenis. O dos.

3. La que un impotente Sergio Ramos le soltó en el partido del 5-0, por culpa de la cual se armó la marimorena.

4. La que le dio Amorebieta, que al más puro estilo De Jong le selló la cara.

5. La que Asier del Horno se sacó de la manga para frenar a un escurridizo Messi. Desquicio máximo.

6. La que

Πάτρα: Έσβησε 7χρονος μετά από 4χρονη μάχη

Της Κωνσταντίνας ΠαλαιολόγουΣτο πένθος έχει βυθιστεί Δημοτικό Σχολείο της Πάτρας, από τον θάνατο 7χρονου μαθητή της Β΄τάξης, που πάλεψε σκληρά,