Health News Archive - May 13, 2010

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Women everywhere are sure to be thrilled with the exciting news and information that Dr. Ershadi recently shared about dealing with the signs of menopause.

IRVINE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan, Inc., (NYSE: AGN) makers of the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, announced today the launch of a new national public awareness and advocacy campaign called C.H.O.I.C.E.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today announced that key data from its JX-594 intravenous administration Phase 1 dose escalation clinical study will be presented at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting taking place May 19-22, 2010, in Washington DC. The presentation details are as follows: Abstract #33: "Demonstration of Delivery and Antitumoral Activity of JX-594, a Targeted Multi-Mechanistic Oncolytic Poxvirus, Following a Single Intravenous Infusion in Patients with Refractory Metastatic Cancers"Oral presentation to be made on May 20, 2010, 2:00 p.m.

KYLE, Texas, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sergio Lopez, 18, of Kyle, Texas, recently underwent a new treatment using his own bone marrow-derived stem cells in lieu of traditional surgery to repair a broken bone in his arm that would not heal.

DENVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, today filed its 3rd quarter Form 10-Q and reported its financial results.

LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Partners announced today that it has updated coverage on Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PRWP) and maintains its twelve month target price of $1.95.

In a paper published in the May 2010 issue of the scholarly journal Annals of Epidemiology, two LSU researchers tackle a problem seldom acknowledged in the United States – the incidence of malnutrition-related deaths among older adults.

New "Lifesaver Angels" program enables an individual, business, or corporation to "adopt" a country, agency, or participant who wants to join Project Lifesaver CHESAPEAKE, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of a high-profile search and rescue operation of an 11-year-old girl with Asperger's syndrome in a swampy, alligator-infested area in Florida, Project Lifesaver was inundated with requests from parents who want to protect their children from wandering.

CLEVELAND, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jared Chaney, executive vice president and chief communications officer at Medical Mutual of Ohio, is adding chief marketing officer to his duties. Chaney's new duties are a result of the consolidation of the Corporate Communications and Sales & Marketing divisions at Medical Mutual. "Though the Marketing and Communications areas have worked together closely in the past, I really believe that this consolidation will better integrate the reputation of our company into our sales process," said Rick Chiricosta, president and CEO of Medical Mutual. "Healthcare reform gives us a tremendous opportunity to differentiate ourselves from the competition," Chiricosta added.

Several barriers prevent minority children with ADHD from receiving the most effective treatments, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.