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Health News Archive - February 18, 2009

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Amgen's submission and filed a Biologics License Application (BLA) for denosumab, an investigational RANK Ligand inhibitor.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a private, specialty pharmaceutical company, announced that the U.S.

CHICAGO and RICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts announced today that Edge Health Solutions, Inc.

Early, vigorous and sustained lymphocyte proliferative responses specific to hepatitis C virus (HCV) have been regarded as pivotal for viral clearance.

More than 14,000 pharmacies nationwide use benefit eligibility service FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans love their meat. Whether it's rib eyes, pork chops or chicken breasts, the demand for protein is so great in this country that more than 85 billion pounds of meat and poultry are processed here each year. And we're not alone.

The Red Cross asks you to help save lives by donating blood regularly SEWELL, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A blood drive is being held on Saturday, February 21, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in honor of Ellie Koerner of Sewell, New Jersey.

Beach Blanket Limbo to raise funds for amputees DALLAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Every week more than 3,000 people in the U.S. lose an arm or a leg.

Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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