On PR Newswire: FDA Approves Alzheimer’s Drug, Time Out Names World’s Coolest Streets
With thousands of news releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s top press releases on PR Newswire you don’t want to miss:
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Alzheimer’s Drug
Today (June 7), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aduhelm (aducanumab) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, a debilitating disease affecting 6.2 million Americans. Aduhelm was approved using the accelerated approval pathway, which can be used for a drug for a serious or life-threatening illness that provides a meaningful therapeutic advantage over existing treatments. Accelerated approval can be based on the drug’s effect on a surrogate endpoint that is reasonably likely to predict a clinical benefit to patients, with a required post-approval trial to verify that the drug provides the expected clinical benefit.
Vulcan to Acquire U.S. Concrete
Vulcan Materials Co., a leading producer of construction aggregates, and U.S. Concrete Inc., a leading supplier of aggregates and ready-mixed concrete, today (June 7) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Vulcan will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of U.S. Concrete common stock for a purchase price of $74 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value of $1.294 billion.
Bed Bath & Beyond Launches Our Table — a New Collection of Modern Kitchen and Dinnerware Designed to Inspire Sharing More Memorable Meals Together
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. today (June 7) announces the launch of Our Table, a new collection of modern kitchen and dinnerware designed to help every home cook share more great meals together. Available only at Bed Bath & Beyond, Our Table features a modern and durable assortment of cookware, bakeware, dinnerware, table linens, kitchen tools, kitchen linens, and more.
Time Out Names the Coolest Streets in the World Right Now
Today (June 9), Time Out, the global media and hospitality brand, debuts its first-ever list naming the World’s Coolest Streets. The top 30 streets list includes a street in Melbourne crowned number one – with Barcelona, London, Havana, and Los Angeles narrowly missing out on the top spot.
“Our first ever World’s Coolest Streets list celebrates the great local businesses and communities that make our cities and streets exciting,” said James Manning, International Editor of Time Out.
United Adding Supersonic Speeds with New Agreement to Buy Aircraft from Boom Supersonic
United Airlines today (June 3) announced a commercial agreement with Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet as well as a cooperative sustainability initiative – a move that facilitates a leap forward in returning supersonic speeds to aviation.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.