Wind Energy Industry Has Lost $5.2 billion to Avoidable IP Infringements & Trade Secret Theft

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Since 1995 the wind energy industry has suffered more than US$5.2 billion in commercial losses associated with unmitigated intellectual property (IP) risks.

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA, April 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — These losses come in the form of legal damages, to the tune of US$165 million, but the bigger chunk is directly related to the other commercial impacts associated with an intellectual property dispute. These include blocking of product sales, denial of market access, and the loss of revenue from aftermarket part sales for those non-existent product sales as well as the accompanying service contracts which are becoming increasingly lucrative as assets age.

Companies certainly have a right to enforce their IP rights, but when those IP rights are used to exclude competition from markets, it eliminates choice for project developers when it comes to supply contracts. This weaponization of intellectual property rights has cost companies more than US$3.65 billion in product sales, US$386 million in aftermarket part sales & US$1.02 billion in services revenue.

The industry is still at risk, with potentially billions in patent infringement liability still not formally mitigated during a project finance due diligence. For instance, the industry would have faced a total of more than US$11 billion if Enercon had been more successful with their enforcement licensing activities against Vestas and Siemens Gamesa.

Beyond those avoided costs, every single wind energy project which goes through a project finance diligence almost never takes into account the commercial impacts to the project developers and asset owners which are contractually left very murky and favorable to the supply companies resulting from clauses related to intellectual property risk. This is to the detriment of the developer, financier and insurance carrier in case a dispute between two equipment suppliers erupts.

Although the frequency of this occurring may be considered “rare” versus other risks which are routinely underwritten, the price tag for being on the wrong side of an intellectual property infringement can be substantial.

Famously, Enercon GmbH not only sued Gamesa for patent infringement liability in Spain on a wind turbine control patent, but they also sent demand letters to the asset owners of the Gamesa products they believed to infringe their patent. Those asset owners were contractually liable for some of the damages, because they did not have full indemnity from patent infringement liability in the turbine supply contract.

Recommendations to safeguard developers / owners from IP infringement risks include:

1 – Either during the request for proposals (RFP) or the turbine supply agreement (TSA) negotiations, full indemnity from patent infringement liability should be mandated.

2 – Just like the requirement for a turbine supplier to carry property & casualty insurance, making patent infringement indemnity insurance coverage mandatory can also be specified in the RFP or TSA negotiations.

3 – Whether full indemnity is provided or whether insurance is obtained, an independent validation of patent infringement risk position is possible. This data can be provided to developers / owners as well as the insurance providers during the TSA negotiation.

The consequences of this could be far-reaching because even if an injunction and a stop on production is not implemented as a result of the trial, owners could still see lost production due to a swap out of wind turbine controls or hardware which is found to infringe patents. Additional financial liabilities can pile up for every day which an infringement turbine is operated until / unless the software or hardware swap out is made.

In many cases the risk mitigation protocol used by most turbine suppliers is likely inadequate. Prior to a product launch into a new market, some proactive turbine suppliers conduct a freedom to operate review in order to ensure they and their prospective customers will have no risk of patent infringement liability.

As a result, most turbine suppliers feel justified in their non-infringement position already and feel no additional work is required. Unfortunately, there are some turbine suppliers either are resource constrained or simply do not take the time to engage in this type of risk mitigation.

There is an opportunity for proactive companies to undergo an independent IP review and risk mitigation as part of the project finance diligence. Those companies who have proactively partnered with IntelStor and our predecessor namesake, Totaro & Associates, and have undertaken an independent IP review, went on to save more than US$300 million in royalty costs avoided since 2010.

The implications of patent infringement can be substantial but this risk can indeed be quantified and mitigated. Companies must be more proactive to deal with IP risk during project diligence.

IntelStor's IP Prism™ Risk calculators can determine the total cost to a single project developer or asset owner for more than 1,200 specific makes and models of wind turbines. Get a Technology Tier subscription to IntelStor and access our IP risk calculators to mitigate your risk potential https://www.intelstor.com/store/Technology-Tier-Subscription-p127663818

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Konstant Ranked#1: Adroitness in Rendering Mobile Strategies and Operations into Development

Konstant Infosolutions - Top Web & Mobile App Development Company

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Konstant cracks the list of top mobile app development companies’19 with suggested rotations by ADA!

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — A brainy strategy, smashing services, technological breakthroughs can definitely place an organization on the competitive map but you cannot contain and sustain that position without a solid execution plan. One has to be able to deliver on their intent. Most of the companies admit that they aren't very good at it.

We started with an entrepreneurial mind with few resources but our communal nature kept us going when times were tough and the forecast began to darken. This was the reason that encouraged us to willingly share information with our peers as opposed to selfishly safeguard principles of success. That fire in our belly is still strong, and we never sit still or settle for average!

Here are a host of factors that played a significant role in ensuring on-time, on-budget, and goal-based project deliveries – synching Konstant and project leadership in all areas dedicated to creating sustainable results desired by our stakeholders:

• Aligning company-wide strategic goals through enterprise-wide project management office (EPMO) – It is a centralized strategic business-level function that is aimed at providing company-wide support on issues like management best practices, identification and adopting techniques/tools, e-governance, standardization of business processes and lining up technological breakthroughs, etc.

• Practicing Benefits Realization Management – Abiding by benefits realization management (BRM) via which we align our projects, programs and portfolios according to our overarching strategy, establish procedures, identify benefits, monitor progress and achieve them throughout the project life cycle.

• Konstant has handled our company-wide strategy by bridging the gap between strategy formulation and execution.
• We try to establish the link between projects and company goals by means of executive sponsorship. This helps in championing projects, reinforcing engagement, assisting in conflict or issue resolution and provide guidance and establishing budget and resources that are required for success.
• Konstant strives to hire and retain the right talent
• Adopting agile methodology for project execution
• Adeptness with various technologies, being flexible with growing demands of stakeholders and adjusting our strategies in response to business disruptions.

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Konstant is known for its mobile app development services globally. With over 15 years of experience in various industry domains, there is no particular industry that is left untouched. Having served over 2800 clients worldwide, Konstant has been recommended 90% times. With an urge to exceed customer’s expectations, Konstant is all set to derive possibilities and not just solutions!

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Bengaluru Fintech Summit 30-31May identifies promising tech startups paving way for India's leadership in digital era

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Bengaluru Fintech Summit 30-31 May 2019

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Bengaluru Fintech Summit welcomes female fintech thought leaders

Bengaluru Fintech Summit wecomes female fintech thought leaders

Fintech Storm hosts a landmark Bengaluru Fintech &Crypto Summit 30-31May to identify promising emerging tech startups and catalyse the startup funding ecosystem

Young techies and entrepreneurs should step up to pave way for India's tech leadership in the fourth industrial revolution. It's time for Indian unicorns to emerge in fintech, AI, blockchain, crypto.”

— Arifa Khan

BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, INDIA, April 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Fintech Storm hosts a landmark Bengaluru Fintech & Crypto Summit 30-31 May, to identify and catalyse promising startups in emerging technologies and match them with the investor ecosystem.

Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India, has now taken a place of pride as a leading fintech hub with 832 fintech startups tipping Mumbai's 828.

Supporting the summit are Tata Consultancy Services, Himalaya Capital Exchange, Government Blockchain Association (GBA), Govt. of Maharashatra, Venture Catalysts, Wazirx, Inc42, Lattice80, ICO Holder, 20 speakers from Deloitte, law firms like Nishit Desai, and 20 investors such as IDG Ventures, EMVC etc.

Speaking on the vision for Bengaluru Fintech Summit celebrating multiple tracks of payments, fintech, AI, online-lending, blockchain & tokenisation, and wealthtech, Conference Chair Arifa Khan said "India has the potential to lead as world's fintech hub because of our unique demographics. There are 60 million SMEs in India, and 100s of millions of active mobile fintech app users. India is a market no serious tech company in the world can ignore. This has led to a funding boom in consumer-centric fintech apps such as PAYTM, PineLabs, PolicyBazaar, Lending Kart, Neogrowth, with the total VC/PE funding of indian fintech firms in 2018 at $1.83billion over 165 deals. We are showcasing disruptive startups to watch for in the coming decade, and further catalysing the early stage startup funding ecosystem by bringing them together with seasoned investors."

"Major disruptions are happening, be it decentralisation of financial ecosystem or tokenisation of assets and securities. This is a great forum to acknowledge the latest technology trends." said GBA Europe Head Shiv Aggarwal.
"A great platform to create synergies and build a stronger fintech ecosystem" said Abhay Tandon, Ab-Inbev. Venture Catalysts is supporting as an Investor Partner with a network of over 4000 angel investors globally and over Rs200 cr in successful startup equity funding. Startups can expect to meet new age investors scouting for upcoming unicorns.

"There is growing importance of public education by a credible authority on emerging and untested technologies such as AI, cryptocurencies and tokens, in an environment of skepticism, mis-information and mis-trust" – added Ms Arifa Khan, CEO of Himalaya Capital Exchange (HCX), world's pioneering crypto author on tokenising traditional company shares and Editor of world's first "Digital Securities Journal".

"Crypto has mixed sentiments in India. Those who understand how crypto works are positive about it and have been trading crypto regularly. However, newbies to crypto are afraid since there is banking uncertainty"- added Nischal Shetty, CEO Wazirx, summit speaker, emphasising the importance of conferences focused on the intriguing new crypto sector.

The summit features avant-garde inventions such as Himalaya Capital Exchange (HCX), which provides tokenized platform services for initial public offerings (IPOs) on a global stock exchange. The platform aims to become an alternative to investment bank IPO services, providing companies and startups with a cost-effective and democratic way to get access to global financing. This is the first securities marketplace self-governed by token holders.

HCX allows entrepreneurs worldwide to create their own shares and bonds and instantly raise money via an automated investment banking platform that runs on smart contract algorithms. The company expects to implement machine learning and artificial intelligence features in future.

HCX is also set out to solve challenges faced by institutional capital in embracing the crypto investing paradigm and is seeking partnerships with digital financing platforms and best-in-class security, audit, compliance, and risk-management service providers to allay the concerns of institutional investors, on its journey to reinvent capital markets and give an alternative to wall street for the first time.

"Blockchain has the potential to stabilise key areas in India like Healthcare, Supply Chain, Banking and Education. In a country bereft of basic technology infrastructure, blockchain demonstrates the art of the possible" – opined Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran, Editor Healthcare India, a keynote speaker.

Elaborating on the need for platforms such as Fintech Storm, Founder Arifa Khan who was recently crowned the 100 most influential fintech women by Business Insider said – "India spawned a plethora of payments startups in the past decade fuelled by digitalisation and the India stack of digital identity, 'Jan-Dhan-Yojana' bank accounts to the last mile, the unprecedented smart phone penetration and abundant availability of cheap data. India is also origin to Microfinance industry and now will be a hotbed for personal finance management and wealthtech startups. Growing interest in cybersecurity, the burgeoning of crypto exchanges and growing public appetite for cryptocurrencies, especially in wake of Supreme Court categorically ordering the Government of India in Feb 2019 to introduce cryptocurrencies regulation are positive boosts to the fintech movement in India. We successfully persuaded Govt of Andhra Pradesh to embrace Blockchain as a focus area for growth and attracting investments. We hosted blockchain hackathons in IIT Mumbai. We need to leverage all these emerging positive trends to establish India's leadership in the fourth industrial revolution, and bridge the gap with China. I want to see India lead the world in technology during my life time, so I have been involved in ecosystem building for a decade through our annual summits in India."

The Summit attendees will:

Identify exciting trends in AI, fintech, Wealthtech, BFSI, cyber-security, crypto, security tokens
Meet early pioneers in payments, digital lending platforms, crypto exchanges
Learn about emerging market opportunities India presents for budding entrepreneurs
Meet and hear pitches from founders of hottest new startups
Meet 20 serious investors at Startup Funding Conclave
Hear legal opinions from law firms and clarify regulatory uncertainties in online lending, crypto
Hear 30+ speakers from 10 panel discussions

Startups can apply to pitch.

A hackathon will be held for developers.

Celebrating diversity, we are featuring investor Melissa Frakman, Managing Partner EMVC, Sairee Chahl Board member Paytmbank and invite other women Fintech leaders.

Disruptive startups, angels & VC firms, fintech unicorns with flush reserves to acquire new startups, incubators, accelerators and a vibrant innovation ecosystem makes Bengaluru Fintech Summit one of the best learning and inspirational events for young techies. Corporates can sponsor to reach fintech talent.

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What makes USDQ so unique?

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Platinum Engineering Team presents USDQ

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE, April 22, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Nick Krashennikov is a full stack engineer at PLATINUM ENGINEERING. In this article, he shares the unique nature of USDQ, a stablecoin his team is helping to develop. Prior to his career, Nick successfully participated in a number of software development projects for major EU banks. USDQ leverages a stack of novel technologies, among which are predictive capabilities, algorithmic stabilization, and community incentives. Soon there will be even more fully backed stable coins: JPYQ, KRWQ, SGDQ, HKDQ, CNYQ, RUBQ under Q DAO ecosystem. Read on to learn about what makes USDQ so unique.

The USDQ stablecoin – A better alternative

The USDQ is a decentralized stablecoin that is being developed by the PLATINUM ENGINEERING and is set to launch by early 2019. USDQ will be backed by bitcoin and other top 10 cryptocurrencies in future, reserves and offers cryptocurrency traders with increased options to leverage opening and closing positions, and also offers the opportunity to trade a fiat-like currency, all the while being in the world of cryptocurrencies.

How does a stablecoin work?
A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency whose price remains relatively stable and is not prone to market volatility often associated with crypto assets. A stablecoin’s value is often pegged to a particular fiat currency, mostly, the US Dollar. Tether (USDT), for example, is the most popular example of a stablecoin. Built at the Omni blockchain and has its price linked, or “tethered,” to the U.S. Dollar. Such coins are excellent instruments for traders to trade more efficiently without having to actually deal with fiat, and they also allow cryptocurrency exchanges to provide their users with a currency that is just like fiat, without the hassles of the long and arduous verification process associated with fiat trading.

PLATINUM Blockchain Engineering Team are working to develop a fair and transparent stablecoin which will operate as a trusted asset-backed currency. The USDQ will also address the problems faced by other stablecoins like Tether USDT, BitShares BitUSD, Circle USDC, Gemini GUSD etc

How it works

The USDQ works similarly to Tether. However, it has a more robust process that keeps its price very stable to the US Dollar. It operates in a completely decentralized market setting and the price forming mechanism is controlled by the market, without any centralized governance.

Q DAO works with USDQ to help keep its value stable, while that of Q DAO can freely fluctuate. Users can create USDQ by using itcoin (BTC) as collateral.

USDQ always works to stay as close to the value of the US Dollar as possible. Smart contracts work to adapt to changing market dynamics and control the price. This is to make sure that the value of the USDQ always remains pegged to the US Dollar and although being a cryptocurrency, it maintains its price stability.

How to create USDQ? BTC (or other top 10 cryptocurrencies in the future) has to be collateralized, i.e., it has to be pledged into the system where it is held until the USDQ issued to the individual isn’t returned back.

The cryptocurrencies thus pledged against USDQ are held safely and securely in a crypto asset control system. Once the trader returns the USDQ, the pledged crypto assets are “de-frozen” and returned. The received USDQ are “burned” so as to maintain the number of coins in circulation and not volatilize price.

The Q DAO tokens can also be used to pay the stabilization fees while using USDQ. When there is demand for USDQ, there will a subsequent increase in the demand for Q DAO tokens as well. Also, when users pay stability fees in Q DAO, the paid Q DAO are burned, thus reducing the total supply of the Q DAO tokens and eventually, increasing its value.

This process maintains the price stability and helps traders overcome high volatility by giving users the ability to generate their own USDQ coins via smart contracts. Each USDQ is backed by assets that are held in a decentralized asset control system.

USDQ is decentralized stablecoin, which uses algorithms to offer higher stability and reliability. Fully on-chain and monitored by high-speed AI robots, ecosystem offers reliable defences against malicious acts and attacks. First run in line of fiat-pegs, USDQ is brought by PLATINUM BLOCKCHAIN ENGINEERING Team, looking to edge together innovative solutions in collateralization, using stabilizing mechanisms and oracles for high-endurance stablecoins. Soon there will be even more fully backed stable coins: JPYQ, KRWQ, SGDQ, HKDQ, CNYQ, RUBQ under Q DAO governance. Fully anonymous, USDQ breaks limits out of this legacy world

PLATINUM ENGINEERING is always happy to share its latest development and architecture solutions, helping stakeholders to spread improvements across crypto projects. Being an expert company on the market, PLATINUM ENGINEERING has already helped 150 crypto startups, enabling them to efficiently raise funds and introduce blockchains to their business models. With offices in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Russia, Belarus and Australia the team is always ready to have in-person meetings, focusing on how companies can leverage blockchain technology in order to meet their unique needs. The team welcomes readers to connect on our Telegram to know about the news.

This overview may not be fully exhaustive and does not assess the viability of any project, nor its team legitimacy. Readers should conduct their own due diligence before using or investing in any of the listed Stablecoins. This article represents the author’s opinions only and should not be considered investment advice. All described functionality in the article is still under development, it can be changed/processed. Please follow the updates.

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Farm to Vape Releases New Terpene Line with Several Cannabis Strain Profiles that are 50 State Legal

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RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, USA, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Farm to Vape is pleased to announce the release of their Terpene line today on 4/20. They will be releasing more terpene strain profiles each week in convenient 2ml kits that will retail for $20. Every Farm to Vape Terpene Profile Kit contains enough natural terpenes from certified organic plants to flavor over 100 grams of vape oil, distillate or CBD isolates. Farm to Vape Terpenes are non-cannabis derived so they are 50 state legal. Larger sizes will be available soon.

Terpenes are aromatic molecules that give plants their smell. Cannabis for instance uses many different terpene combinations that produces strains that smell different from one another. Some of the most common terpenes contained in cannabis indica and sativa are beta-caryophyllene, limonene, myrcene, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, linalool and humulene. Farm to Vape utilizes 34 different terpenes in combinations up to 20 different terpenes for each strain profile. They work with gas-chromatography results from certified breeders for each strain profile to ensure they’re producing accurate profiles every time.

Farm to Vape Terpenes are extremely concentrated; ONLY 1 drop per milliliter is required. They say to never exceed a 2% ratio with terpenes. If thinning is required, use their Farm to Vape Thinner. Both of which can be purchased from their website.

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A Denver Carl’s Jr. is Selling CBD-infused “Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delights” to Celebrate 420

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Carl’s Jr – CBD-infused cheeseburgers

Despite CBD Being Unapproved as a Food Additive by the FDA, Carl’s Jr. is Selling CBD-Infused Cheeseburgers

DENVER, COLORADO, USA, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Today is 420, and since I’m in Colorado I had to go to the one Carl’s Jr. that is selling CBD-infused “Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delights.”

420 started as an inside joke among a group of Northern California high school students in the 1970s, and has become somewhat of a holiday for marijuana consumers. In recent years 420 has expanded to encompass all things that those in the marijuana community hold dear. CBD-infused burgers are clearly a way to celebrate 420.
I arrived at the one Carl’s Jr. location that was selling the CBD-infused burgers a little before 11:00 am and it was mayhem. There were people directing traffic, the parking lot was overflowing, and there were about 30 cars in the drive-through lane.

I went inside and waited in line for about 15 minutes to place my order. It then took another 15 minutes to receive it.

Appropriately enough, the Carl’s Jr. burgers were sold for $4.20. The CBD was infused in the burger’s “Santa Fe Sauce,” which included jalapenos.

Each burger was infused with 5 mg of CBD, a very minimal quantity. The amount of CBD was certainly not enough to provide any of its well-publicized benefits. While speaking to other customers who were waiting in line, their interest in eating a CBD-infused burger was not about any health benefit, but simply instead was a way to celebrate 420.

I’m guessing that Carl’s Jr. corporate offices had no idea how their franchisee in Denver was celebrating 420. Because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved CBD as a food-additive, I asked who I thought was the manager whether he had received any calls from either the Colorado or Denver health departments. He said that they had received three calls, but he didn’t respond to my follow-up question regarding the calls. It was clear that the calls didn’t affect their plans to sell CBD-infused burgers. Since the CBD-infused burgers were only being sold for one day, I’m assuming that the state and city decided to let Carl’s Jr. proceed with their 420 celebration.

Carl’s Jr.’s CBD-infused burgers are significant in that it is the first time that a national food chain has added CBD to a menu item. It’s another indication that despite the illegality of CBD as a food additive, that CBD is here to stay, and that no efforts by the FDA will slow down this new industry.

About Carl’s Jr.

Carl's Jr. Restaurants is an American fast food restaurant chain owned by CKE Restaurant Holdings, Inc. The company has more than 1490 franchised and company-owned locations in the U.S., Canada, Australia.

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“Does your child have Asthma? Simple Steps to Control it Better” – new article by pediatrician Kenneth Rebong

Kenneth Rebong, MD, doctor in California

Kenneth Rebong, MD, doctor in California

Dr Kenneth Rebong, pediatrician in San Jose, California

Dr Kenneth Rebong, pediatrician in San Jose, California

Pediatrician Dr Kenneth Rebong, San Jose California

Pediatrician Dr Kenneth Rebong, San Jose, California

Dr Kenneth Rebong, medical doctor, California

Dr Kenneth Rebong, medical doctor, California

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If your child has asthma, you want to know what you can do to help. Read the new article by pediatrician Kenneth Rebong, MD how to handle the condition.

Kenneth Pomar Rebong, MD (N/A:N/A)

Today, about 1 out of 12 people are suffering from asthma and this number is growing each day. What causes asthma is not exactly known, but there are certain risk factors that increase the chances …”

— Dr. Kenneth P Rebong, pediatrician

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — In brief, asthma is a chronic disease affecting the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. With asthma, the inside walls of the airways are sore and swollen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6.2 million children under the age of 18 have this condition (8.4%). Because children have smaller airways, they are particularly affected by it. Affected children have symptoms such as trouble breathing, wheezing, and coughing. There are many causes, including infections (such as a cold), allergens (such as mold or pollen), and air pollution.

Medical doctor Kenneth P. Rebong, MD has published an informational article with a few simple steps to better control your child’s asthma. The complete article will be published on the Blog of Dr. Rebong at https://drkennethrebong.wordpress.com/

Asthma Causes

Asthma refers to the inflammation and irritation in the lungs. People suffering from asthma face difficulty in breathing and often need an inhaler to soothe the inflamed airways. This disease cannot be cured but its effects can be controlled by strictly following rules. Here are the most common asthma causes:

* Allergens such as pollen, dust particles, pet hair, and feathers
* Flu
* Air pollution
* Sudden weather changes
* Certain medicines such as aspirin and ibuprofen
* Mold spores
* Heavy exercise

What Causes Asthma

Asthma is growing with the rapid increase in air pollution. Today, about 1 out of 12 people are suffering from asthma and this number is growing each day. What causes asthma is not exactly known, but there are certain risk factors that increase the chances of a person developing this disease. The risk factors include:

* Genetics – Some people suffer from asthma because they inherited it from one of their parents. There’s nothing they can do about it except keeping themselves away from things that trigger their asthma.
* Allergy – Children with allergies tend to develop asthma. Eczema, food allergies, and hay fever are the common culprits behind the development of asthma.
* Bronchiolitis – It is a lung disease which creates difficulty in breathing. Children develop it at an early age if they are exposed to the Bronchiolitis virus.
* Smoking – If a pregnant woman smokes cigarettes, it is more likely that her unborn child develops asthma.
* Pre-mature babies – Children who are born before 37 weeks are at a high risk of developing asthma.

Asthma Symptoms

People take these symptoms lightly and ignore them, ruling out the possibility that they might be associated with asthma. Some people exhibit these symptoms while others do not. If you find your loved ones suffering from any of the following symptoms, consult a doctor immediately:

* Shortness of breath
* Tightness in chest
* Wheezing – a whistle sound while inhaling and exhaling
* Coughing that lasts for a long time
* Coughing while laughing or during exercise

Asthma patients should carry an inhaler with them at all times. They should stay away from asthma triggers as much as possible. If someone is suffering from an asthma attack and they do not have an inhaler with them, they should try to sit up straight and inhale and exhale deeply. If they are near something that’s a trigger for their asthma, they should immediately get away from it. In case coughing does not stop, they should seek medical help immediately, advises physician Kenneth Rebong.

About Dr. Kenneth P. Rebong

Dr. Kenneth Pomar Rebong, MD, is a medical doctor in San Jose, California, and specializes in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. He completed his Pediatric Residency at RUTGERS University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Palace Worthy Organization Arrives as Creative Finishes Releases the Royal Collection

Elegant planner accessories made from crystal clear acetate, gold foil, and luxurious paper stock. Some feature iridescent sequins in the shape of swans.

NICEVILLE, FL, UNITED STATES, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Palace Worthy Organization Arrives as Creative Finishes Releases the Royal Collection

These elegant planner accessories are made from crystal clear acetate, gold foil, and luxurious paper stock. Some feature iridescent sequins in the shape of swans.

Niceville, FL, April 26, 2019

Designer Marisa Carlin from Creative Finishes is releasing the brand new Royal Collection, and each product will be individually made by the designer herself. The Royal Collection will be released on April 26, 2019.

Creative Finishes is known for helping busy women so they can stay organized in style.

Thus, for the first time, Marisa has created an entire product line of her favorite and most popular planner organizers. The new Royal Collection is scheduled to go live on April 26, 2019.

The collection will be sold on mycreativefinishes.com where the limited products are scheduled to sell out by the end of the season.

These planner dividers are designed to showcase chic graphics that make working women feel as though they were breezing through their to do list.

Several products come in Robin egg blue and gold foil to capitalize on today’s trends.

Some planner page markers are made from sturdy clear acetate so women will be able to quickly find important information without wasting precious time.

Her collection also includes paperclips embellished with crystals to make organizing schedules fun and beautiful.

Each individual accessory has its own name. A few examples are:

•Swan Princess Shaker Dashboard
•Queen Bee Dashboard
•Robin Egg Blue Page Markers
•Jeweled Bouquet Planner Clip
•Floating Garden Foiled Swan Vellum

The Royal Collection ranges in price from $5 to $24.

Marisa is excited to welcome her fans to her the new handmade product line collection they’ve been requesting.

For more information about the Royal Collection or for an interview with Marisa Carlin, please write to carlinmarisa@yahoo.com. Media high-res photos available upon request.

About Creative Finishes
Marisa Carlin started designing planner accessories after she was faced with a very real problem. There we no beautiful office worthy planner accessories for professional women. After a year of creating planner organizers by hand, Marisa’s products started gaining notoriety amongst the planner industry.

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National Death Doula Day Launches 4/20/2019

National Death Doula Day

National Death Doula Day

The very first national Death Doula Day is being celebrated on April 20th 2019 to celebrate the new non-medical profession changing end of life care

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — National Death Doula Day is the day set aside for Death Doulas to engage their communities, bringing awareness to the profession and benefits for patients and families. An End of Life Doula is a non-medical person trained to care for someone holistically (physically, emotionally, and spiritually) at the end of life. End of Life Doulas are also known around the world as: end of life coaches, soul midwives, transition guides, death coaches, death doulas, doula to the dying, end of life doulas, death midwives, thanadoula, and end of life guides.

Death Doula Day is a day where we recognize the positive impact these individuals can have during the end of life process. This day was created to raise awareness about the profession of Death Doulas and how they can benefit patients and families at end of life. Death Doulas provide the additional support that families need in order to feel comfortable with taking care of their dying loved one at home. They are non-medical professionals that provide holistic support for the dying and their loved ones before, during, and after death. Trained in the various end of life stages, a Doula is able to assist the family with understanding the natural processes of death while providing comfort and support. This is the day where all Death Doulas can rise together and be a voice for social change at end of life, ensuring everyone has the most positive passing possible.

Who founded this day? This day was created by Suzanne B. O’Brien RN in 2019.

ABOUT SUZANNE B. O'BRIEN RN

Suzanne B. O’Brien RN is the proud Founder and Creator of The International Doulagivers Institute based in New York City. She created the award-winning programs Doulagivers: End of Life Doula Training, Eldercare Doula Training, and Doulagiver Care Consultant Training and has traveled the world donating her education and training programs to help support communities globally. Awarded "Worldwide Leader In Healthcare” by the International Nurses Association for creating Doulagivers, she is also an end of life educator, consultant and author of the #1 international bestselling book Creating Positive Passings & End of Life Doula Level 1 Caregiver Training (2015) — a guide to learning the invaluable skills of how to care for someone at the end of life. Suzanne is the Vice President and a founding member of NEDA (The National End of Life Doula Alliance), Facilitator of Death Cafe New York City UWS, founder and creator of "World Training Day" and Founder of National Death Doula Day.

How should this day be celebrated or observed? On Death Doula Day, we encourage the conversation about the profession of Death Doulas. This can be done anywhere in any way. Have fun with it! Post/tweet/market/share, have a discussion panel, show a documentary, give a training, host a Death Café – anything to do with end of life awareness!

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NG1 Technologies Engages Global Business Solutions 360 for Global Business Development

Cleantech Solutions Company Selects GBSC 360 as Global Business Development Team

We are introducing TechFlo to government leaders & trade ministers to identify environmental mandates, and companies interested in achieving greater engine efficiency, and carbon emission reduction.”

— Wolfgang Kruning, CEO GBSC 360

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, April 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — NG1 Technologies (NG1), a cleantech company with a vision to make sustainability profitable, provides a simple advanced solution for combustion engine use industries seeking to reduce their carbon footprint, while increasing performance and profitability. NG1 is announcing their new strategic sales partner, Global Business Solutions 360, (GBSC 360). GBSC 360 will play a strategic role in NG1’s efforts to elevate the company’s position in the engine use industrial markets worldwide.

NG1’s signature product, NG1 TechFlo Performance Exhaust, reduces fuel consumption and emissions while also improving horsepower and torque. TechFlo provides emerging countries with a green solution for their transition goals to achieve a reduced carbon footprint. NG1 has developed exhaust systems that work with all internal combustion engines and with any fuel. It’s been scaled to use with 1.5 liter engines to 19 liter engines and is continuing to scale to one megawatt engines and more. IN all verticals tested so far it continues to consistently improve engine efficiency, and fuel savings, while increasing horse power and torque and emissions reduction.

GBSC 360 is an open network of consultants specializing in: Business Strategy, Operational Efficiency, Social Media, Energy, Cleantech Solutions, CBD, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, , Mutual Fund business strategy, Sales Strategy, National Accounts, and Global Institutional relationship Management. GBSC will bring technology transfer, engineers, and business outreach to increase brand visibility and adoption for NG1 TechFlo.

The benefits of our product transfers to a wide breadth of equipment and vehicle verticals, we are seeking to bring this solution to nations by finding licensing partners to roll out this green product to help companies lower cost and emissions. GBSC will also be focused on presenting the larger industrial engine exhaust product to the land & sea shipping industries, oil and gas, and mining industries” says Cynthia O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer of NG1 Technologies. “As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, it is an opportune time to have GSBC increases the visibility of NG1 TechFlo to markets to achieve our sales and development goals while meeting the goals of global leaders to reduce carbon emissions. NG1 will be willing offering manufacturing opportunities as well.”

### About NG1: NG1 Technologies, a cleantech solutions company, provides combustion use industries with some of the most advanced fuel savings, increased engine performance, and reduced emission and sound pollution benefits on the market. NG1 is committed to bringing profitable green solutions to your company to increase efficiency and the bottom line. A recipient of the Clean Tech Open National Championship award, the company's signature offering, the TechFlo Exhaust, is an aftermarket exhaust system with no moving parts that has been proven to provide an average of 10% fuel savings, emissions reduction, and improved torque and horsepower while reducing sound. It uses an advanced application of fluid dynamics to enhance the efficiency of diesel, gasoline, and natural gas engines resulting in maximized operations and reduced costs. Near future product lines include exhausts for CAT 3512 and 3516 and for engines sizes used in shipping, agriculture, oil and gas, stationary and utilities. Headquartered in Sarasota FL., the NG1 Technologies leadership is built on decades of knowledge and insight in transportation, mechanical engineering, and manufacturing. For more information on the company and its solutions, visit www.ng1techflo.com.

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