Health News Archive - April 24, 2009

If a student feels the path to college is closed, he or she may conclude that studying and homework are a waste of time, U.S.

VEENENDAAL, The Netherlands, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- - Strong Product Offerings and Leadership in Brachytherapy Contribute to All-Time High Nucletron, a global leader in radiation oncology, today announced strong financial results in 2008 with net sales of EUR112.4 million (US $165 million).

OXFORD, England, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaVentures Ltd, announced today that it has been engaged by Merck & Co, Inc. to advise and assist in divesting its world class research centre, the IRBM, located near Rome, Italy.

DENVER, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech Oncology, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO) headquartered in Denver, Colorado, announces the launch of their Data Management business unit to the bioscience and pharmaceutical industries.

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) announced today that it will release its 2009 first quarter financial results before market open on Friday, May 1, 2009. United Therapeutics will host a half-hour teleconference on Friday, May 1, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.


Scientists at the University of South Dakota have invented a new germ-killing molecule that may soon enable the paint on your walls to kill bacteria, viruses, mold and other harmful organisms.

--Major Actions Implemented During 2008 Position the Company for Future Growth-- TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc.

SEATTLE, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today announced the following data presentations taking place at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, as well as a Dendreon-sponsored IMPACT data webcast conference call: April 28, 2009, 2:20 p.m.

- Proceeds Will Advance Key New Products Including Completing CE Mark Application for the Reducer(TM) Stent for Refractory Angina - TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc.


A surprising 66 percent drop in the death rate as a result of malaria has been witnessed in Zambia since the year 2000, making the country a leader in treatment for Africans, the World Health Organization reported on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.