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Health News Archive - April 27, 2009

Men with denser bones may be more likely to develop prostate cancer, U.S. researchers suggest. Johns Hopkins researchers said recent research suggests women with high bone mineral density are at an increased risk of aggressive breast cancer. The findings prompted Dr.

Final results from three large PEGINTRON(TM) clinical studies address key questions in the treatment of hepatitis C COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today reported that final results of three large PEGINTRON(TM) (peginterferon alfa-2b) clinical studies address longstanding questions in the hepatitis C research community and provide important insights.

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Enhancements Increase Flexibility and High-Content Screening Throughput SUNNYVALE, CA, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Analytical Technologies, a leader in innovative solutions for drug discovery and life sciences research, today announced at the Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) Conference and Exhibition 2009 in Lille, France, the availability of the MetaXpressPowerCore(TM) and MetaXpress(R) 3.0 image acquisition and analysis software.

Although the current cases of U.S. swine flu are mild, the public should prepare for additional cases and possible fatalities, a health official said. Dr.

Frost & Sullivan to Host Analyst Briefing on Biometrics Market on Thursday, 7 May 2009, at 16.00 BST LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008 biometric vendors witnessed massive growth; however the same downturn that affected banking, construction industry and retail stores since the end of 2008 also affected some biometric vendors.

LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce its 2009 Quarterly Analyst Briefing Presentation on the Pharmaceutical CRM Market to be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 4 p.m. GMT.

Unprecedented DNA Sequencing Project Deploys Isilon Scale-out NAS to Store Public Database of Genomic and Trait Data for up to 100,000 Volunteers SEATTLE, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the proven leader in scale-out NAS, today announced that the Personal Genome Project (PGP) has deployed Isilon scale-out NAS as the central repository for an unprecedented research project aimed at transforming the use of genomic data in personalized medicine.

OCEANSIDE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- TERI, Inc., a national leader providing training, education and research programs for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, today announced a first-of-its-kind service offering comprehensive Special Needs Life Quality Plans(TM) for families and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities. The unique plans, available now through the TERI-led International Association for Life Quality (www.ialq.org), provide a highly detailed profile and "happiness" roadmap developed specifically for the family member with a disability.

PASADENA, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With the vast amount of medical information on the Internet, consumers can spend long hours looking for health and medical information. Consumers can access reliable, high quality health and medical information on the Internet using Medgateway.com.

Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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