Health News Archive - November 08, 2010

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc.

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Banking is now more convenient throughout Indiana as PNC Bank, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), CVS/pharmacy and Cardtronics, Inc.

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that James E. Brown, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference on Friday, November 12 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time.

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DEKA Medical announced today the immediate availability of the Excilite-u in the United States for the treatment of Leukoderma, Psoriasis, and Vitiligo.

PARIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Europe's leading hospitals offering brachytherapy treatments for cancer patients has commenced treatments using three advanced computer-controlled afterloader devices and a full suite of planning software from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

"Together We Will" calls on community to join doctors, researchers and caregivers to help advance child health TORONTO, Nov.

November Designated Long Term Care Awareness Month in Michigan BRIGHTON, Mich., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November has been designated Long Term Care Awareness Month in Michigan by Governor Jennifer Granholm.

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'