Health News Archive - February 06, 2009
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Heart Corporation ("WorldHeart", Nasdaq: WHRT), a pioneer in cardiac assist technologies, announced today that it has appointed John Alexander ("Alex") Martin as President and CEO. Mr. Martin also replaced Jal S.
Scientists at Melbourne's Burnet Institute have developed a potential new treatment for patients with prostate cancer.
An amino acid found in watermelon juice, nuts and other foods may fight obesity, U.S. researchers say.
More Minority Blood Donors Needed NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) urges healthy people ages sixteen and older to please donate blood in support of your community, in recognition of National Black History Month, and to help save lives.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the Danish Cancer Society in Copenhagen found that women who use fertility drugs do not increase their risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Scientists at University College London have developed a highly sensitive test that detects whether surgical instruments may be contaminated.
PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) today announced that it will present at the 2009 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. (ET). Investors may access a live webcast of the presentation at www.covance.com.
First and Only Approved Platelet Producer in Europe Represents New Treatment Approach for Serious Chronic Autoimmune Disorder ZUG, Switzerland, Feb.
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