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Health News Archive - January 30, 2009

Consider heart-friendly ways to celebrate Valentine's Day, instead of eating a box of chocolates take a loved one for a walk, a U.S.

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that it intends to commence a cash tender offer for all outstanding publicly-held shares of Genentech at US$ 86.50 per share.

- Tepnel Brings Gen-Probe Current and Future Growth Opportunities in Transplant Diagnostics and Genetic Testing, Accelerates European Expansion Strategy - SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan.

Multiple births can be avoided ATLANTA, Jan.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), today issued the following statement commending the U.S.

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patient Safety Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX) today announced that it has closed on $2.55 million of new senior notes with net proceeds of $2.0 million.

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a new study, Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl) 60-120 mg, taken once daily, reduced pain severity significantly, compared with placebo, in patients with osteoarthritis pain of the knee.

VANCOUVER, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. ("QLT") (NASDAQ: QLTI; TSX: QLT) announced the final results of its modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer (the "Offer"), which expired at 5:00 p.m.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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