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Health News Archive - May 13, 2010

Program supports collaborative efforts of coalitions for programs that improve the health of communities WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Coalition on Health through the Community Coalitions Health Institute (CCHI), a 501(c)(3) affiliate organization, announced the recipients of the Community Health Partnerships (CHP) Population Health Seed Grant program.

--Research Sheds Light on Prenatal Heart Formation, Chromosome 22q.11 Deletion Syndrome-- PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers studying the common genetic disorder chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome have identified key proteins that act together to regulate early embryonic development.

HOLLISTON, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyer Medical Group, Inc., ("Nyer") announced that on May 12, 2010, pursuant to its previously announced, shareholder-approved Plan of Dissolution, the Board of Directors of the Company approved a sole and final liquidating distribution of $2.08 per common share to holders of the Company's common stock as of record date.

PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2020, new cases of Type 1 diabetes in children younger than five are expected to double if current trends continue, according to a study published in The Lancet.

BRISBANE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cutera, Inc. (Nasdaq: CUTR).

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Octapharma USA today announced that wilate®, the first replacement therapy development specifically for von Willebrand Disease (VWD), is now available from the biopharmaceutical company's authorized distributors. The U.S.

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On May 12, 2010 GenVec, Inc.

COLUMBIA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that after reviewing data from 294 patients including data from 12 Japanese patients enrolled in the pivotal Phase III ThermoDox® clinical study (HEAT Study) for primary liver cancer, the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) has recommended that Celsion continue to enroll patients in the trial.

BETHESDA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Bridge Medical, a leading Asia medical consulting firm, is hosting a webcast on Taiwan Drug Registration and Regulatory Issues on May 26, 2010 at 11am EDT. Taiwan is the sixth largest pharmaceutical market in the Asia Pacific region.

CLEVELAND, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of May, BlueMountain.com, an American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) company, is partnering with the American Cancer Society to encourage women to put themselves first with the "Choose You," campaign.

Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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