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Health News Archive - May 10, 2010

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in asset management and securities servicing, has been appointed by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) as the depositary bank for its sponsored American depositary receipt (ADR) program.

Mouse studies promising to colon cancer patients who currently have surgery as only option.

In findings that advance scientists' understanding of a whole class of inherited disorders, a team from The Scripps Research Institute has shed light on a mechanism that enables a potential treatment for Gaucher's disease and other lysosomal storage diseases.

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A new analysis finds that the costs of treating cancer have nearly doubled over the past two decades and that the shares of these costs that are paid for by private health insurance and Medicaid have increased.

A new study indicates that patients aged 75 years or older who have confined kidney tumors do not live longer if they have their entire kidney removed.

INDIANAPOLIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RealMed Corporation and One Point LLC are pleased to announce their recent partnership to provide RealMed's robust Revenue Cycle Management Services to current and new One Point clients.

BOZEN, SUD-TIROL, Italy, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced i.v.STATION's certification achieving compliance with a host of global security guidelines for controlled substances, including tamper-evident syringe caps, biometric identification, restricting nursing access only to ready-to-administer IVs, single-dose storage and retrieval, etc. "In addition to being the only company in the world proven to use Robotics to manufacture chemotherapy, monoclonal antibody therapy and gene therapy ready-to-administer patient doses, we once again lead the market, this time within the controlled substances drug class.

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Plantation Homes, Pioneer Homes, Coventry Homes and Carmel Builders, are honored to announce their partnership with the Houston Affiliate of Susan G.

SEATTLE, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOTX Limited - http://www.estrofil.com - a manufacturer and developer of dietary supplements based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, today launched Estrofil in North America - an all-natural nutritional menopause supplement for the relief of menopausal symptoms.

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) last year with its HITECH overlay on HIPAA, medical practices may never be the same. Many doctors and support staff of smaller medical practices do not know how these laws affect them or how to achieve compliance.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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