Health News Archive - January 22, 2009

Simultaneous Studies to Investigate Novel Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease OSAKA, Japan, Jan.

Certain measles virus vaccine strain derivatives may prove an effective treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer, U.S. researchers said.

SEATTLE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today results of a study published by Esmaeli, et al.

Smoking was linked to more than 70 percent of the cancer death burden among Massachusetts men in 2003, researchers said.

AMSTERDAM, January 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - illumin8 Combines Scientific Content From Elsevier and Other Publishers, Web and Patent Content With Intelligent Web Search Technology to Address Complex Technology and Market Landscape Questions Faster and More Easily Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, medical and technical products and services, today announced the European availability of illumin8 (http://www.illumin8.com), a unique Web-based natural language processing solution designed to help corporate research professionals answer complex R&D questions with greater speed and effectiveness.

AMSTERDAM, January 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantium Technologies announces the launch of a new system to study crystallization processes for the pharmaceutical industry.

Conference Call and Webcast Set for 11:00 a.m. ET POWAY, Calif., Jan.

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program(R).

New blog will connect global community of Mayo patients and caregivers ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]