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Health News Archive - February 05, 2009

SEATTLE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has issued 6,634 shares of Series F Preferred Stock in exchange for 6,634 shares of CTI's Series A, B and C Convertible Preferred Stock.

Teenage girls with higher vitamin D levels may be able to jump higher and faster than their peers with lower levels, British researchers found.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb.5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytopia Limited (ASX: CYT) has successfully concluded dose-escalation in its oral Phase I study for CYT997, the company's anticancer vascular-disrupting agent (VDA). The primary objectives of this safety and tolerability study have been achieved.

MINEOLA, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenetix, Inc. today announced the launch of an Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved screening study of an improved first and second trimester non-invasive fetal diagnostic test to detect Down syndrome.

PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published in the most recent issue of Current Gastroenterology Reports, Drs. Norman L. Sussman, Brendan M. McGuire and James H. Kelly describe the need and requirements for a successful liver assist device.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ANX), announced today that it has completed patient enrollment in its bioequivalence study of ANX-514 (docetaxel emulsion for injection).

Babies"R"Us Stores Join Toys"R"Us in Sponsoring National Walk Program and In-Store Fundraising Campaign WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us, Inc.

Study Evaluating Cysteamine in Collaboration with UC San Diego NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin