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Health News Archive - May 01, 2009

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According to an announcement by Mexican health officials on Thursday, the number of swine flu cases in the country have begun to level off.

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According to a statement released on Thursday from U.S. health officials, some 20 percent of Americans claim to have a disability of some sort.

CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC) today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Friday, May 8, 2009.

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced that the company has filed a Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement (CPIS) with the FDA for Dermacyte(TM) Gel, its new Oxycyte(R)-based cosmetic product.

BOTHELL, Wash., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DDD) reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009. The Company will host a live conference call on May 1, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). Bruce S.

LONG BEACH, N.Y., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chem Rx Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHRXE, CHRXU, CHRXW), a leading provider of institutional pharmacy services, today announced that it has signed 45-day forbearance agreements with the requisite lenders under its two primary credit facilities.

Inaugural Director's Award presented at 2009 Dish benefit SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, has honored David Nasby, former vice president of the General Mills Foundation and founder of the nation's first food bank network, with its inaugural Hunger Heroes Director's Award.

New study finds that family history data supports heredity's role in shoulder tendon tears ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with relatives who have experienced rotator cuff tears are at increased risk of similar tendon tears themselves, according to a study published in the May 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS).

WASHINGTON and CARLSBAD, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced today that Isis and collaborators presented data on numerous advanced programs from Isis' cardiovascular franchise.

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held drug development company, announced today that dosing has started in a Phase I clinical trial of GGTI-2418.

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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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