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Health News Archive - February 01, 2010

BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) is scheduled to discuss the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for pirfenidone on March 9, 2010.

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New research shows our brains are a lot more chaotic than previously thought, and that this might be a good thing.

Health Plan Ranks Number One, Launches 24/7 Nurse Advice Line PHILADELPHIA, Feb.

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In the new Swedish-Finnish study, published in Nature Genetics, the researchers identified five loci that predispose to an SLE-related disease in Nova Scotia duck tolling retrievers.

ROCKAWAY, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Party City, America's largest party specialty retailer, gives consumers something extra special to celebrate as it announces its new support of the American Heart Association's "Go Red For Women®" movement. Starting today through Feb.

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Three daily servings of whole grains are recommended for prevention of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and excess weight gain, yet few adolescents or young adults follow these guidelines

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • 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'.