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Health News Archive - April 14, 2009

OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay Incorporated, a medical device company, announces the close of the second tranche of their $25M Series B financing.

CTI to Request Priority Review SEATTLE, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it began a rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S.

Former Vice President Al Gore Endorses Trans-Pacific Collaboration to Promote Use of Patient Cells for Drug Discovery and Development and Cell-Based Therapies SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and KYOTO, Japan, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- iZumi Bio, Inc., and Kyoto University's Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), today announced a collaboration to promote the basic research, development and application of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell technology - a form of cellular reprogramming which originated in Japan - with the goal of advancing drug discovery and enabling cell-based therapies.

A BREAKTHROUGH IN LASER TECHNOLOGY - A BREAKTHROUGH IN AFFORDABILITY INDIANAPOLIS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AMD LASERS(TM), the company that builds the world's most affordable dental laser technology, today announces the launch of the Picasso soft tissue diode laser to the U.S. dental industry.

Advice from The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer vacation for school-age children means outdoor play and long hours at the beach.

BOSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer quickly approaching, the consequences of those long abandoned New Year's resolutions -- such as joining a gym you'll never visit, or swearing you'll eventually start eating better -- can no longer be hidden under bulky sweaters. Before you begin crunching those abs or counting calories, start by exercising your mind! Plan a program that fits your needs, or those of your family.

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a biologically based neurologic disorder affecting childhood development. Although it has strong genetic underpinnings, it is also a mix of unlike disorders.

WASHINGTON, Apr. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) today has brought together several leaders from the public and private sectors to take action against the crisis in U.S. clinical research. This symposium marks the first time that major U.S.

LAVAL, QC, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune") (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.V.NTB) provides guidance for the expected financial results of the fiscal 2009 third quarter and nine-month period ended February 28, 2009.

- The second approved antibody generated from Medarex's UltiMAb(R) technology platform - PRINCETON, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc.

Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.