Health News Archive - April 22, 2009

Eating salmon or other fatty fish once a week may help reduce men's risk of heart failure, but eating it more frequently wasn't helpful, U.S.

Amber Court (http://www.AmberCourtAL.com) reaffirms its commitment to seniors on Medicaid. New Jersey Public Advocate Ronald K.

AMSTERDAM, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- - A Unique Global Traveling Amusement Park for People With Multiple Severe Handicaps and the Elderly Suffering From Serious Dementia is now Open to the Public - HRH Princess Annette van Oranje-Nassau-van Vollenhoven Will be Hosting the Official Opening Ceremony of "De Belevenis" This Coming April 25 An old Dutch wish for becomes reality: "De Belevenis" is a full-fledged entertainment centre for people with multiple severe handicaps and the elderly who suffer from serious dementia.

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Online nominations for the 2009 Prix Galien USA, the highest industry accolade for pharmaceutical research and development, are now being accepted at http://submission.prix-galien-usa.com through Monday, June 15, 2009.

Research Presented at Experimental Biology 2009 Reveals Cardiovascular and Glycemic Control Benefits of Pistachios NEW ORLEANS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pistachios are much more than a great-tasting snack.

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Dental Plans Association and Delta Dental of Minnesota have agreed to conditions for Delta Dental of Minnesota to continue to receive certain services from DeCare Dental following DeCare's acquisition by WellPoint, Inc. Under the agreement, certain business functions that DeCare previously performed for Delta Dental of Minnesota, Delta Dental of Nebraska and Delta Dental of North Carolina will be performed by those companies themselves, with DeCare continuing to provide certain administrative services.

-- Net income was $1.16 per share, including net realized investment losses of $0.46 per share, 8 percent higher than in the first quarter of 2008 -- Operating cash flow totaled $1.2 billion -- Full year 2009 net income now expected to be in the range of $5.14 - $5.20 per share, including net realized investment losses of $0.46 per share -- Insurance subsidiaries remain well-capitalized with statutory capital levels approximately $5.5 billion above state regulatory levels and $2.3 billion above Blue Cross and Blue Shield requirements INDIANAPOLIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc.

BOSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Experts from PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, will present key industry topics during the 18th Annual Partnerships with CROs and Other Outsourcing Providers Conference, to be held April 28 - 30, 2009 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

The American Fertility Association's Infertility Prevention Program NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 7.3 million! That's how many American women have difficulty conceiving, but many of those cases could have been prevented with some simple lifestyle choices and changes.

New Collaboration with Leading Researchers having Clinical Experience with Antimicrobials that are Biological Basis for Aganocide Compounds EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'