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Health News Archive - February 06, 2009

Although only 25 percent of eligible African-American adolescent girls have received the HPV vaccine, a U.S. survey indicates more are open to the vaccine. The Pennsylvania department of public health funded research to develop ways to increase the rate of human papillomavirus vaccination.

First responders to the Sept.

Spin-off would reduce CTI burn rate by $14 million SEATTLE, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.

Body language may indicate one's socioeconomic status, much as a vehicle, bank account or schools attended can, U.S. researchers say. Psychologists Michael W.

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today announced the board of directors declared a 5 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.115 per share. Annually, this would increase the dividend to $0.46 from $0.44 in the prior year.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LONDON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDIX) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced the execution of a license agreement granting GSK exclusive worldwide rights to IDX899.

WomenHeart and Clos du Bois Launch Year-Long Heart Disease Awareness Campaign GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Feb.

- year-to-date revenues increase by 35% over same period in Fiscal 2008 - (all figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted) BELLEVILLE, ON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

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A recent federal report showed the number of patients getting hepatitis from contaminated syringes and medicine vials is much larger than you would think.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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