Health News Archive - July 02, 2009
U.S. researchers say they have linked periodontitis -- an inflammatory disease of the gums -- to stroke in men. The study, published in the Annals of Neurology, found a significant association of cardiovascular disease -- in particular, ischemic stroke -- and periodontal bone loss.
An analysis of dozens of studies found people tend to avoid information that contradicts what they already think or believe, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of Illinois and the University of Florida said the data studied involved 91 studies involving nearly 8,000 participants.
Men under stress may be more likely to take risks, while stressed women may be less likely to do so, U.S. researchers found.
TOKYO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Co., Ltd.
PALATINE, Ill. and BRISTOL, Tenn., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACUR) and King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: KG) announced today that the U.S.
WALTHAM, Mass., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI) announced today that on June 30, 2009 it executed an agreement to sell the Alan James Group assets of its subsidiary AJG Brands, Inc.
Three interrelated, international studies examining the genetic aspects of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have found some 30,000 gene variations that may contribute to the mental illnesses.
TUSTIN, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2009 financial results on July 14, 2009 at 7:00 a.m.
CALGARY, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY) announced today that patient enrolment has been completed in the Phase II component of a Phase I/II U.K. trial of REOLYSIN combined with paclitaxel/carboplatin for patients with advanced cancers.
Metromint Gives Consumers Six Ways to Chill Out This Summer SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide cooling trend is forecasted to arrive today in the form of Metromint (www.metromint.com), the all-natural mintwater that combines pure water and real mint.