Health News Archive - September 29, 2009
Women who feel comfortable and positive about female genitals find it easier to orgasm, U.S.
SEATTLE, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has applied to the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) for orphan drug designation for pixantrone.
A Finnish researcher says several factors, including abuse during childhood, may help predict the risk of violent behavior in men. Study author Dr.
The so-called July Phenomenon, an increase in hospital mistakes due to an influx of new medical school graduates, is a myth, U.S.
A Swedish researcher says drugs that may cause dose dumping, releasing medication in an unsafe manner in those who have drunk alcohol, need to be tested. Hans Lennernas, a professor in Biopharmaceutics at Uppsala University in Sweden, says some controlled release pills and capsules are susceptible to dose dumping. Lennernas says a formulation of the pain medication hydromorphone is one example of dose dumping.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Outpatient service facilities play an instrumental role in the nation's health care system, and a recent report from Press Ganey illustrates how satisfied U.S. patients are with their treatment.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As they age, seniors need more safety elements in their homes, particularly in the bathroom. They also need more convenient workspaces in the kitchen and easier to handle storage options.
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma announced today that Professor Osamu Nureki, Department of Basic Medical Sciences of the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Tokyo, has joined their scientific advisory board.
OLDSMAR, Fla., Sept.