Health News Archive - October 17, 2007

By William C. Lhotka, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Oct. 17--ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- A college freshman who takes medication for depression and anxiety claims part of her distress stems from emotional abuse by a Lutheran minister in 2004, when she was 15. She testified Tuesday in her damage suit in St.

Baywood International, Inc. (OTCBB:BYWD) ("Company") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nutritional Specialties, Inc./dba LifeTime®, has launched Liquid D3 into its line of liquid supplements for distribution into health food retailers.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Prudence Hall, founder of The Hall Center in Santa Monica, CA, has always been a strong advocate for the overall health of her patients.

SEBASTIAN, Fla., and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PHM International, a worldwide healthcare consultancy, and Healthcare Technical Services (HTS) announce the signing of a Business Partnership Offering for the development of new hospital planning and technical advisory services.

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Janua

ORLANDO, Fla. and CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PainCare Holdings, Inc. , one of the nation's leading providers of pain-focused medical and surgical solutions and services, and MedeFile International, Inc.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SenoRx, Inc. (Nasdaq:SENO) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.

Aetna (NYSE:AET) today announced that it is working with Target (NYSE:TGT) to administer influenza vaccinations (flu shots) to members enrolled in its health benefit plans.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.