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Health News Archive - May 26, 2009

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircraft Medical (Aircraft), the UK medical devices company, today announces that it has entered the emergent Depth of Anaesthesia monitoring market with the acquisition of Morpheus Medical (Morpheus), the Barcelona-based developer of medical equipment. Morpheus is a leading developer of patient monitoring devices for the anesthesia and critical care markets.

NANJING, China, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group ("Simcere" or the "Company") (NYSE: SCR), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic and innovative pharmaceuticals in China, today announced an agreement to acquire a 37.5% stake in Jiangsu Yanshen Biological Technology Stock Co., Ltd.

HALIFAX, NS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a Canadian vaccine development company, announced a research partnership with FIT Biotech, a Finland-based, clinical stage company that develops DNA vaccines.

LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The European prebiotics market is diversifying and expanding in both importance and value throughout the food and beverage industry, with several exciting developments in infant formula products, dairy and beverages and the expansion of prebiotic ingredients into new application sectors such as snack products and meat products. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New prebiotic ingredients with unique functional properties are entering the prebiotics market and the importance of prebiotic fibres as opposed to general fibres is steadily increasing in market applications.

- Both Rapid and Sustained Pain Relief for up to 48 Hours - - Conference Call to be Held Today at 8:30 a.m. ET - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Preventative maintenance service delivers Germ-Free cleaning, extending life, efficiency and healthiness of home and office systems INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Some people are almost neurotic about washing their hands and using sanitizers to kill nasty germs.

Cytokinetics Receives Exercise Fee of $50 Million Cytokinetics to Host a Conference Call Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 9 AM ET SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cytokinetics Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) and Amgen Inc.

SHANGHAI, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT) ("China-Biotics", "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced that management will attend Digestive Disease Week 2009 ("DDW 2009"). Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for gastrointestinal professionals in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

HARBIN, China, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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