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Health News Archive - February 23, 2009

People tend to think that if something is difficult it must be important in helping them achieve goals, U.S. researchers said. University of Chicago psychologists Aparna A.

If people have problems pronouncing something, they will consider it to be risky, U.S.

LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, February 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Trial to Assess the Benefits of Partial Factor VIII Inhibition in Patients Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) and co-development partner BioInvent International (OMXS: BINV) announce today that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase II trial with their long-acting anticoagulant TB-402 for the prophylaxis of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery.

In the current dual-income economy the loss of one person's job can put the family at financial risk, U.S.

DÃœSSELDORF, Germany, February 23 /PRNewswire/ -- An international team of researchers has evaluated the effectiveness of Orthokine therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee, and the results have been published in the February edition of the specialist journal "Osteoarthritis and Cartilage". The researchers followed 376 patients to determine the effectiveness of various osteoarthritis treatments.

LONDON, February 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Misys Learning Suite Adoption Facilitates Best-Of-Breed Training Across Bank's Network Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces that International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) will be implementing the Misys Learning Suite to train its expanding workforce as part of its ongoing growth strategy. IBQ, an established user of the core banking system Misys Equation, has elected to leverage the learning suite to enable all users to make the most of the advanced banking system.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Incisive Surgical, Inc. today announced that it will launch a new version of the INSORB(R) Absorbable Staple at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons being held in Las Vegas from February 23 - 25, 2009.

Global Aesthetic Market Study from Medical Insight, Inc. Provides Comprehensive Insights, Data and Forecasts ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb.

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Command Medical Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the arrival of James (Jim) Carnall as Command's new Vice President of Operations.

"Unique portability . . . Fast scan . . . low operating cost," says veterinary school's clinician KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Medical Systems, Inc.

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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