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Health News Archive - February 26, 2009

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM), a developer of biopharmaceuticals, today announced that it will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 11th at 8:30 AM ET, to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2008.

- Acquisition of Four Clinical Stage Product Candidates Adds to Robust Pipeline - DALLAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

- Apidra(R) SoloSTAR(R) is a Convenient Insulin Delivery Device to Help Patients with Diabetes Improve Glycemic Control BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today that the U.S.

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Garry W. Rogerson, Chairman and CEO of Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) will speak at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference in Miami on Tuesday, March 10th, 2009, at 9:30 a.m.

Interest in Premium-Priced Nonadhesive Ventral Hernia Meshes Climbs in Latin America, According to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., Feb.

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A disease once thought to be somewhat under control with the use of prescription drugs is emerging at the Thai-Cambodian border as drug resistant.

OSLO, Norway, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ScreenCancer AS, a Norwegian company offering cancer screening management services to employers, insurance companies and individuals, today announced that it has added the InSure(R) FIT(TM) take-at-home colorectal cancer screening test to its European Cancer Screening Program.

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US researchers reported Wednesday that multivitamin supplements contain less iodine than the label promises, which could put newborns at risk for developmental issues.

New subset analysis of bortezomib-relapsed patient population demonstrates 55% overall response rate and extended time to progression NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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