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Health News Archive - May 16, 2010

SHENYANG, China, May 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc.

TOKYO and MELVILLE, N.Y. May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503), a global pharmaceutical company, and OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

Neuropathy Association Marks the Week and 15 Years of Service with Lighting to Raise Awareness of Chronic Neurological Disease Affecting 20 Million Americans NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For National Neuropathy Week, May 17-21, The Neuropathy Association will join with the Empire State Building to raise neuropathy awareness, recognize National Neuropathy Week, and commemorate the Association's 15th Anniversary.

HANOVER, N.H., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dartmouth College has received a $35 million commitment to establish The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, President Jim Yong Kim announced today.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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