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Health News Archive - May 11, 2009

Therapies are in the pipeline for stage IV metastatic melanoma, the illness Dr. Izzie Stevens faces in the ABC drama Grey's Anatomy, a U.S. researcher said. Dermatologist Dr.

A great deal of medical research is conducted but it takes an average of 17 years for research to get into practice, two U.S. researchers said. Dr. Laura A. Petersen and Dr. Aanand D.

New HHS Report Released During National Women's Health Week Points to Importance of Resiliency WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released today on gender-based differences in mental health shows women are nearly twice as likely as men to suffer from major depression.

LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Health of the Nation has Declined by Two Points in the Last Six Months - Britain is Overwhelmed, Overworked and Overweight - 1.9 Million More Brits Leading Unhealthy Lives Than Six Months Ago The nation appears to be stuck in a downward spiral of unhealthy lifestyles as increasingly stressed Britons may be looking to save time and money by cutting back on exercise and healthy foods in the current economic climate. To view the full Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.lansons.com/press/pruhealth/recession-lifestyle-release.htm According to PruHealth's bi-annual Vitality Index* - which tracks the nation's health trends across stress, exercise, diet, smoking, health knowledge and check-ups - the health of the nation has declined by two points since July 2008 to a health rating of just 59 per cent today.

LEEDS and LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Hayfever Relief Product Based on Acupressure Points Now Available in UK Stores & Widely Available on the Internet - With Photo Hayfever was unheard of only 200 years ago, however, it's believed that it now affects as many as 1 in 4 people in the UK.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa's healthcare markets are starting to feel the effects of the global economic slowdown.

LAUSANNE and AESCH, Switzerland, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - 1- 3- and 6-Month Formulations - A new Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients in Switzerland Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions, particularly in the field of oncology, and Mepha Pharma A.G.

LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The turbulent pharmaceutical industry is demanding cheaper and innovative customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that will enable greater flexibility.

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc.

MUNCIE, Ind., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario Systems, a provider of revenue cycle management and collection management services and software for the health care and debt management industries, today announces several new client agreements and more than 500 new licenses sold, marking a record-breaking first quarter and a 23% increase in product sales.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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