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Health News Archive - May 11, 2009

Scientists in the USA have discovered why smokers may be more prone to chronic gum disease (periodontitis). One of the bacteria responsible for this infection responds to cigarette smoke – changing its properties and the way it infects a smokers mouth.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb, the global eye health company, has named Peter Valenti III as corporate vice president and global president, Vision Care, effective July 1. He joined Bausch & Lomb in January 2009 as president, North America, Vision Care.

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Clinicians are missing golden opportunities to identify heart disease before patients start displaying symptoms, according to a study of 13,877 people published in the May issue of UK-based IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arno Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology therapeutics, today announced that the U.S.

SALT LAKE CITY, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT) plans to release financial results for its quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2009 during the morning of Thursday, May 14, 2009.

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Jacob Zuma, the new South African president, has now replaced the health minister who was praised by campaigners for reversing the country's calamitous policy on Aids, with an obscure local medical doctor.

DANBURY, Conn., May 11 /PR Newswire/ -- May is National Skin Cancer Awareness month. TOPEX, Inc. located in Danbury, CT is helping to fight this disease with a low energy or superficial x-ray therapy system designed specifically to treat skin cancer as an alternative to surgery.

Fresenius to Discuss EDI/ePedigree Strategy at 2009 ASUG Annual Conference ORLANDO, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SEEBURGER Inc.

New research suggests for the first time that frequent bouts of sporadic activity could be just as beneficial to children's health as longer exercise sessions.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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