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Health News Archive - February 04, 2010

PARIS and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipsen (Euronext: FR0010259150; IPN), an innovation-driven global specialty pharmaceutical group and Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, announce the launch by Ipsen in France of Decapeptyl(R) LP 22.5 mg 6-month sustained-release formulation for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic hormone-dependent prostate cancer.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VaxGen, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida showcased positive results of peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) in a patient suffering from post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), or pain after a herpes breakout.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genoptix, Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI) announced today that it will make a corporate presentation at the 2010 BIO CEO & Investor Conference.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced that Dr.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.