Health News Archive - November 08, 2010

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research out of the University of Michigan Health System - a premier academic medical center - has found that adding more apples and apple products to your diet may be an easy way to lower your risk for developing heart disease.

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) today announced that it is offering to sell $85 million worth of shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced that it has closed the sale of its MUSE business to Meda.

WINNIPEG, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc.

HARBIN, China, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Nutrastar International Inc.

BEIJING, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA) today announced positive results from two clinical studies of RDEA594 in combination with currently marketed drugs for the treatment of gout patients, febuxostat (Uloric®) and allopurinol.

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Utah Health Care, recently rated the top U.S.

DUBLIN, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Revenue in the quarter ended September 30, 2010 increased 178.2% to $703.2 million over the prior year quarter.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.