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Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- S.T.O.P.-Safe Tables Our Priority is asking the USDA to give a life-saving gift this Valentine's Day by declaring disease-causing E. coli's other than O157:H7 as adulterants in beef and begin testing for them. E.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (DSI) announced today that Jay M. Feingold, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr.

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Amnis Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced cell imaging systems, today announced record 2009 sales results.

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, one of America's leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans, announced today it approved 500 grants and donations nationwide totaling $90 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.

BOZEN, Italy, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced the successful completion of the transition from its prior sales and support channels in North America to McKesson and Health Robotics Canada Inc., with triple digit growth in sales and installations, renewal of North American customers' commitment to Health Robotics' world-leading and revolutionary products, and greatly improved customer satisfaction. "I'm very satisfied with our progress since last Summer - we decided to terminate for cause the prior underperforming and inept distribution and service channels in North America - and also with the fact that we have accomplished so much more over the last 6 months than in the prior 3 years combined, stated Werner Rainer, Health Robotics' CEO. The first area that Health Robotics and its 2 new North American partners set to rectify in August 2009 was the service personnel hiring and training, the creation of a North American spare parts depot, and the orga

DENVER, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, today filed its 2nd quarter Form 10-Q and reported its financial results.

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) Slone Epidemiology Center and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have found that pre-pregnancy obesity and gestational weight gain are associated with an increased risk of preterm birth in African American participants from the Black Women's Health Study.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.