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Health News Archive - May 10, 2010

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals today announced an agreement that will expand its Women's Health product portfolio with the acquisition of the global rights to Xanodyne Pharmaceutical's LYSTEDA(TM) (tranexamic acid), a first-in-class, non-hormonal therapy indicated specifically for treatment of women with cyclic heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB).

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) CEO and President, Richard Garr, has been invited to present at the Fifth Annual World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress, held May 11-13, in London, UK http://www.terrapinn.com/2010/stemcells/index.stm.

SAN DIEGO, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that the Company will be speaking at the Ninth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AMPE), today announced the appointment of Michael Macaluso as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Macaluso replaces Dr.

Drug studies financed by pharmaceutical companies frequently show positive results in favor of the sponsor.

Lessons to Be Learned from European Reforms WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Produce Safety Project today issued a report that examines the steps taken by select European Union (EU) countries to reform their food safety data collection and analysis systems since the 1990s.

More than half a century after researchers identified a promising way to treat diabetes based on blocking the breakdown of insulin in the body.

Researchers in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Thomas Jefferson University have found that the level of a single protein in the tiny roundworm C elegans determines how long it lives.

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Outside magazine just released its May issue, ranking MINDBODY number 40 on its annual list of The 50 Best Places to Work.

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