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Health News Archive - May 12, 2009

LAIYANG, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: JGBO; "Jiangbo" or the "Company") (which recently changed its name from Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc.; OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH), a U.S.

SHENZHEN, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc.'s (OTC Bulletin Board: WMDG; "Winner Medical", or the "Company") wholly-owned subsidiary, Winner Industries (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., "Winner Shenzhen", and Chengdu Likang Industries Co., Ltd., "Likang", today announced the establishment of a joint venture in Chengdu, China to pursue medical dressing product markets opportunities in West China. Likang is a subsidiary of West China Hospital, which engages in the business of marketing and sales of pharmaceutical products and medical equipments to West China Hospital and other hospitals in Western China.

SHENZHEN, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.

Study Commissioned by Non-Profit Identifies Unmet Needs of Caregivers WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national survey released today by The Wellness Community revealed many Americans who provide support to a loved one with cancer do not recognize themselves as a caregiver.

Doctors offer first adult Scoliosis brace. NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the International Scoliosis Society, scoliosis, a condition that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine, affects approximately 3% of the U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will unveil data from more than 50 studies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Fla.

Garden State Hospitals Can Now Enjoy MedClean Guaranteed Saving Program Approval Follows Joint Authorization Process by NJ Department of Environmental Protection and NJ Department of Health and Senior Services BETHEL, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedClean Technologies, Inc.

Hair Fairies (www.hairfairies.com) opens new salon to help San Diego's frantic families rid themselves of lice SAN DIEGO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, the head lice helpers, (www.hairfairies.com) today announced that it will open the first and only head lice removal salon in San Diego on May 12, 2009.

Use of Atypicals In Major Depression Treatment Is Growing, According to a New Report from Decision Resources Patient-Flow Forecasts Between Pristiq and Effexor XR Need to Take Into Account Reimbursement Hurdles WALTHAM, Mass., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Forest Laboratories' Lexapro is no longer the leading first-line agent of choice for the treatment of major depression.

New Online Resource, YouCanBeTheOne.com, Recommended to Help Guide Important Conversations and Get Families Closer to an Accurate Diagnosis NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The multi-disciplinary expert consortium known as the Alzheimer's Disease Screening Discussion Group (ADSDG) is calling upon family and friends to proactively start a dialogue with loved ones, the potential patient and a physician at the first sign of possible Alzheimer's disease (AD) symptoms.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.