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Health News Archive - May 11, 2009

CHENGDU, China, May 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (NYSE Amex: TPI), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced that management will hold a conference call to discuss its 2009 fiscal third quarter at 11:00 a.m.

Hospitals Bolster State's Ability to Provide Medical Care During Disasters OREFIELD, Pa., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Secretary Everette James today toured one of Pennsylvania's new portable hospitals and underscored the important role the systems will play in providing medical care to people who become ill or are injured during an emergency.

Simulation-based program helps healthcare providers build competence and confidence while keeping infections at bay DENVER, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) will launch the SimSuite Central Line Management Program at AACN's National Teaching Institute (NTI) and Critical Care Exposition, the world's largest conference for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, May 16-21, in New Orleans, LA.

Nearly one in 12 people exposed to terrorism report increased use and misuse of alcohol, according to researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the University of Michigan.

Modern societies face the increasing burden of age-related diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease (AD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Non-adherent women up to six times more likely to experience a fracture WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released today by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) indicates that 87 percent of women 18 years and older with osteoporosis, who were taking a drug therapy to treat the disease, did not experience a fracture during the two-year study period.

LSU BIOS program joins the Digital Arts Alliance BATON ROUGE, La., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation today announced plans to support, for the second year in a row, Louisiana State University's (LSU) Biology Intensive Orientation for Students (BIOS) program with scholarships and digital arts equipment.

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Three British war veterans recently joined a dozen wounded US troops for the twice-yearly Warrior Dive in Key Largo in May that promotes scuba diving as a rehabilitative therapy.

New control option maximizes UHPLC or HPLC productivity via seamless hardware/software interface; Driver available free of charge to all new and existing Corona detector customers CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrating a Corona ultra UHPLC detector with a Waters ACQUITY UPLC(R) or Alliance(R) HPLC system is easy thanks to a new Empower 2/Corona detector instrument-control software driver.

Collaboration with Noted Neurologists to Plan Next Clinical Studies OMAHA, Neb. and HOUSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) and Power3 Medical Products, Inc.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.