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Health News Archive - February 18, 2009

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Opsona Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on novel therapeutic and preventative approaches to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced the completion of an EUR18M ($23M) Series B financing round which will enable it to expand both at an operational and clinical level.

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth is expected in Australian pharmaceuticals and life sciences market. In 2007, pharmaceuticals spending on IT accounted for 80 percent or $258.6 million and will continue to drive the growth of this market.

LYON, France, February 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Global Clinical Study Program Across Dengue Endemic Regions in Latin America and Asia Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT : SAN and NYSE : SNY), announced today that its investigational tetravalent dengue vaccine is entering into a pediatric clinical study in Thailand to assess the efficacy of the vaccine in protecting children against dengue, the most widespread tropical disease after malaria.

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- FiSpace.net announces the availability of an exclusive commentary for investors of holding companies including DoMark International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DOMK), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Conference call to be hosted today at 11:00 a.m. ET BRANFORD, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN) announced today that it is undertaking a review of a broad range of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value. Robert E.

CINCINNATI, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has elected Edgar F.

WELLINGTON, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP) (www.QuantumMD.com) President & CEO Noel J. Guillama, commented on the President signing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law yesterday.

WALL, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI) today announced plans to release fourth quarter 2008 financial results on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 before the market opens.

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