News from silk A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Nov 03, 2014, 13:30 ET

Strandofsilk.com Launches a "Journey Map" to Explore Indian Crafts and Techniques Used in Indian Fashion

 Online retailer Strand of Silk announces the launch of the latest addition to their website, a content focused offering that gives readers a...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

Silk Road Medical Appoints Ground Breaking Innovator as Chief Technology Officer

 Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease,...

Jul 16, 2014, 14:40 ET

Silk Road Medical Completes Enrollment In The ROADSTER Clinical Trial For Carotid Artery Disease

 Silk Road Medical, Inc. announced today the completion of enrollment in its pivotal ROADSTER study. The trial was the first of its kind to...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
Silk(R) Celebrates Earth Month With Nature Conservancy to Focus On Water Conservation.  (PRNewsFoto/Silk)

Silk® Celebrates Earth Month With Nature Conservancy to Focus On Water Conservation

 In honor of Earth Month, Silk®, the maker of plant-based food and beverages, will celebrate the universal joy of water through an...

Jan 16, 2014, 11:43 ET

Yo-Yo Ma Applauds Oscar Nomination of Morgan Neville's Documentary "20 Feet from Stardom"

Delighted to hear of the Oscar nomination of Morgan Neville's documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma said: "What I...

Jan 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

Silk Road Medical Appoints World Renowned Physician as Chief Medical Officer

Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the treatment of Carotid Artery disease, announced today the appointment of...

Sep 18, 2013, 11:09 ET

The Silk Road Project Celebrates 15 Years with Carnegie Hall Performance by the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

 The Silk Road Project celebrates its 15th anniversary with a Carnegie Hall performance by the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma on October...

Jun 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Schick Hydro Silk®Razor Launches Razorvention™ Revamp Promotion On Facebook

 Schick Hydro Silk® razor, the uniquely designed five blade razor that delivers an experience far beyond just an incredibly close shave,...

Apr 12, 2013, 07:08 ET

Top International SKEYNDOR Trainer Provides Updates on Cosmeceutical Innovations on Whirlwind Tour of India

Ceri Silk, one of Asia's most innovative therapists and consultants in light therapy and cosmeceuticals, is making a whirlwind educational tour of...

Jan 29, 2013, 08:16 ET

January Proves Popular for Wedding Proposals

An awful lot of people use the sense of renewal associated with January to evaluate their own lives. This is why January is traditionally a month...

Dec 11, 2012, 08:05 ET

Soy is Safe for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer patients and survivors can lay their fears to rest regarding soy consumption. A new report from the American Institute for Cancer...

Jun 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

Schick Hydro Silk™ Is Going On The Road With The Band Perry

The Schick Hydro Silk™ brand is proud to announce that they are going on the road this summer with the The Band Perry as an official partner...

Mar 01, 2012, 14:00 ET

Not Quite White: New Documentary Boldly Examines Whiteness

    Not Quite White:  Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness (24 min., 8 sec.), explores the...

Feb 24, 2012, 11:00 ET

In Silk Road Rising's "Re-Spiced," Asian American Cast Explores the West's Musical and Literary Interpretations of the East

Across the country, there is a glaring absence of minority actors, particularly Asian American actors, on American stages.  Over the past five...

Jan 10, 2012, 06:00 ET
More than 7 in 10 (71%) surveyed  by Silk(R) say that eating healthier is one of the most difficult New Year's resolutions to keep, so Silk is announcing a challenge that requires almost no effort.  (PRNewsFoto/Silk)

Resolution Season Simplified - Just Switch From Milk To Silk® On Cereal

More than seven in ten (71 percent) surveyed[1] by Silk® say that eating healthier is one of the most difficult New Year's resolutions to...

Sep 20, 2011, 09:00 ET

One Serving of Silk® to Have Fifty Percent More Calcium Than Milk

Calcium is labeled as a "nutrient of concern" by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines since consumers do not get enough of this essential nutrient. Knowing...

Mar 28, 2011, 09:00 ET

Will You Switch Your Milk to Silk®?

Silk® is issuing a challenge to consumers: Use Silk in place of typical milk for 10 days to experience great taste and nutrition with a lower...

Mar 03, 2011, 11:10 ET

Silk® Launches Pure Coconut™ Coconutmilk

Silk® has expanded its offerings of plant-based alternatives to dairy milk with the introduction of Silk Pure Coconut™ coconutmilk,...

Jan 31, 2011, 11:28 ET

New Survey Reveals How Registered Dietitians View New Dietary Guidelines

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture...

Jan 06, 2011, 16:27 ET

Silke Communications and Harris Corporation Partner for Public Safety, OWIN

Silke Communications has been selected as a services partner in Harris Corporation's winning proposal to design and build the radio system that...