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
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.