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Health News Archive - February 19, 2010

--Proceeds will be Used to Fund Reducer(TM) COSIRA Multi-Center Clinical Trial-- TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC) today announced that it has completed the final tranche of a previously announced non-brokered private placement.

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCrossroads' Indiana Seed Fund has invested in Bioscience Vaccines, Inc. to accelerate the development of biologic materials, which may boost the effectiveness of a wide range of life-saving vaccines. Bioscience Vaccines, Inc.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Loxogon, Inc.

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in painless computer-controlled injection technologies, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Chicago Dental Society's 145th Midwinter Meeting.

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.

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A UCLA study reveals how human genes interact with their environment to boost disease risk.

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today introduced the LabChip XT, an automated nucleic acid fractionation instrument.

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More than half of low-income urban mothers met the criteria for a diagnosis of depression at some point between two weeks and 14 months after giving birth.

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Fall Tom Miller began to rapidly lose weight. "Within months he was down to only 110 pounds," explained his daughter Christy. "He could not keep his food down. I knew if we didn't do something quickly he was literally going to starve to death." Mr.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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