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Health News Archive - February 23, 2010

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Biosciences reached an agreement with the Nyumbani Children's Home in Kenya to provide engineering and biosafety guidance to Nyumbani's planned HIV/TB diagnostic facility.

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zanett (Nasdaq: ZANE) and St. Vincent Health will present a new healthcare information technology solution at the Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange, during HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society), on Sunday, February 28, 2010.

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The weak economy has not stalled the demand for language services that help businesses and organizations communicate with their limited-English speaking customers, according to a recent report by Language Line Services.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM) announced today that its secure data delivery and messaging subsidiary Secure eHealth, LLC has appointed Roger Fallows as Vice President of Sales.

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its HemosIL D-Dimer HS 500 assay. Additionally, the Company received a license from Health Canada for the product.

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one year after it began clinical use of Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife(®) Perfexion((TM)) radiosurgery system, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis, Mo., USA) is poised to offer the benefits of Gamma Knife(®) surgery to several new patient groups.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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