Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HCC Life Insurance Company (HCC Life) today announced that it is expanding its relationship with eHealth, Inc., parent company of eHealthInsurance, to distribute its HCC Life STM short-term health insurance policy in 41 states.

SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Medical Systems, Inc., a medical technology systems integrator transforming critical care, announced that former United States Air Force Surgeon General James Roudebush, M.D., has joined the Company's external Board of Advisors. As U.S.

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral health is often the window to your overall health. Evidence has supported the link between poor oral health and such conditions as stroke, premature birth and diabetes.

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- No fitness enthusiast would even consider beginning to exercise without the right footwear.

ZUG, Switzerland, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaShunt today announced the initiation of its pivotal multi- center clinical study named PIONEER, a Prospective, multi-center, open label, non-randomized study to Investigate the safety and perfOrmance of the Automated Fluid ShuNt in patiEnts with ascitEs and diuretic Resistance. The study is designed to evaluate the safety and performance of the Automated Fluid Shunt (AFS) System in replacing the need for paracentesis, the standard therapy for patients with refractory ascites.

LONDON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the dental devices market, Frost & Sullivan presents Doxa AB with the 2010 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation of the Year for its Ceramir(TM) Crown & Bridge, a dental cement.

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