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Health News Archive - May 18, 2009

Injuries inflicted by police officers in the process of subduing suspects are relatively rare, two U.S. studies found. In one study, Dr.

The belief that some highly engaged workers will work tirelessly for an organization despite diminishing resources may be disproven, U.S. researchers said.

PARIS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance, announces that its two most advanced pipeline products NXL104 and NXL103 are the subject of four posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID).

OXFORD, England, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Alliance a Key Step for OBT to Broaden its Exciting Pipeline of Therapeutic Antibodies Oxford BioTherapeutics (OBT) today announced a strategic alliance with GlaxoSmithKline to discover, develop and commercialise novel, therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of primary, metastatic and recurring forms of cancer. Under the alliance, GSK will develop novel antibody therapies against selected OBT targets.

Astral Fruit, a new health supplements product, helps slow and repair some of the natural telomere DNA shortening that happens as we age MIAMI, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- RevGenetics announces the update and release of its latest science-based telomere health supplements, Astral Fruit.

- New data to be presented on Abbott's market-leading XIENCE V(R) stent - Educational information available on XIENCE PRIME(TM), Abbott's next-generation drug eluting stent in development BARCELONA, Spain, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the company's schedule of major events and news announcements during EuroPCR 2009 in Barcelona, May 19 - 22.

OSAKA, Japan, and IRVINE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) and IDM Pharma, Inc.

TAI'AN CITY, Shandong, China, May 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc.

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The advanced wound management market in Europe is experiencing high growth due to the heightened need for better and more cost-effective treatment.

Do-It-Yourself exercises help reduce stress-related TMJ problems and create healthy, pain-free habits BERKELEY, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Feldenkrais Movement Institute announces the release of The Intelligent Body(R) TMJ Program as part of its The Intelligent Body(R) DIY-series of movement reeducation lessons available on CD.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.