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Health News Archive - May 05, 2009

Children exposed to cigarette smoke have lower levels of anti-oxidants, which help the body defend against biological stresses, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York looked at the levels of anti-oxidants vs.

SHANGHAI, May 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi AppTec, a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, announced today that it had received the 2009 Lilly Global Supplier Award from Eli Lilly and Company. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ) "We are honored to receive this award and deeply appreciate Lilly's recognition of the talent and efforts of WuXi scientists," said Dr.

SHANGHAI, May 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) today announced that it has appointed Hao Zhou as Vice President of Finance. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ) Prior to joining WuXi PharmaTech, Mr.

Cell Therapeutics and IDIS Partner to Accelerate Patient Access to Pixantrone through Program SEATTLE, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today announced that pixantrone is now available on a named-patient basis in Europe.

NOIDA, India, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Research Collaboration to Provide AstraZeneca With New Preclinical Drug Candidates Jubilant Organosys Ltd, headquartered in India, announced today that its Bangalore, India, based subsidiary,Jubilant Biosys Ltd, has signed a research collaboration agreement with, AstraZeneca, and focused on delivering novel drug candidates into the international pharmaceutical company's pre-clinical pipeline.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased public and private expenditure on healthcare, coupled with increasing levels of medical insurance coverage and continued foreign donor funding are creating significant opportunities for growth within the Kenyan healthcare industry.

Better Sleep Council and Council for Responsible Nutrition Issue Simple Steps to Sleep Better and Stress Less ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As stress from economic anxiety mounts, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have joined forces for Better Sleep Month in May to help consumers enjoy a stress-less, good night's sleep.

New Survey From National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Says Gynecologic Health Exams Likely To Fall To The Wayside Due To Economic Factors DALLAS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- At Mother's Day, a new survey from the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC), www.ovarian.org, reveals some startling facts about women's health: more than 52 percent of women expect the economy will impact their gynecological health choices, in many cases delaying or skipping their annual gynecological exams altogether. Fielded by TNS Global for the NOCC, the study surveyed 1,000 Americans on their awareness of ovarian cancer, a leading gynecologic cancer.

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official...Curamin is the natural products industry's Best New Natural Remedy of the Year. Curamin, the number-one pain-relieving product, is slated to receive a First Place Vity Award from Vitamin Retailer magazine in its upcoming June issue.

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Mayday,' the universal sign for distress derived from the French phrase m'aider ("help me"), was appropriately celebrated this May 1st.

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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