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Health News Archive - May 11, 2009

KENILWORTH, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 18, 2009, in Chicago at 7:30 a.m. (CDT) (8:30 a.m. EDT).

Dr. Harriet Robinson to Host HIV Vaccine Panel Discussion ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: GeoVax Labs, Inc.

DALLAS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beryl Institute recognized five hospitals and health systems with Shining Star Awards during its recent annual conference.

Authors identify important differences between drug-eluting stent brands NATICK, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed the publication of an article in the current edition of the Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC) reviewing data on more than 19,000 patients from the Swedish national registry who were evaluated for restenosis, or the re-narrowing of arteries after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Mothers of Children Personally Affected By Meningococcal Meningitis Reach Out to Other Families at www.nmaus.org/panel MARIETTA, Ga., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lori Buher and Marybeth Leeber each watched her child ravaged by meningococcal disease (also known as bacterial meningitis) -- enduring comas, painful skin grafts, organ transplants and multiple limb amputations.

Industry Leading Providers Team Up to Provide High Volume Transaction Solution Enabling Paperless Processing for Banking and Insurance REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.

The mystery of genetic disease is only partially solved with the identification of a mutated gene. Often, the pattern of disease – the features or disorders associated with it – vary in type and severity among those who are affected. Scientists, physicians and patients all ask why.

A new analysis finds that a considerable number of clinical cancer studies published in respected medical journals have financial connections to pharmaceutical companies.

Data Include First Presentation of Phase III Progression Free Survival Results for Pazopanib in Kidney Cancer LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Oncology announced that new clinical data from nine of its oncology molecules will be featured in various presentations at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando beginning May 29.

INDIANAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- URAC, a leading independent health care quality accrediting organization, has awarded the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas Department of Health, Comprehensive Neuroscience, Inc., and Lilly the Bronze Award in Health Information and Decision Support at the 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards for the Arkansas Diabetes Disease Management Program.

Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.