Health News Archive - May 19, 2010

LAS VEGAS, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc.

Public health and international development experts at the University of British Columbia are calling for a "social offset" mechanism to set aside a portion of research funding slated for neglected tropical diseases (NTD) to address broader social determinants of disease.

Data from pivotal Phase III clinical trials demonstrate that a higher proportion of pre-menopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) receiving flibanserin 100mg reported both an improvement in their condition and a meaningful benefit from their treatment, compared to placebo.

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DOAR Litigation Consulting LLC supported the Plaintiffs and their team in obtaining a landmark verdict for the class of 5,600 current and former female employees of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation before Judge Colleen McMahon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Tuberculosis (TB) is an enormous global public health problem. Migration and failure by governments and the public health community to adequately treat and prevent TB among migrants is an important barrier to TB control.

MESA, Ariz., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting older is a fact of life. Looking older doesn't have to be. Patients now have a non-invasive treatment option to reduce the signs of aging and fight wrinkles for good - with little or no downtime.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX), an over-the-counter healthcare company that develops and markets Zicam® products, today announced that Matrixx's Board of Directors has named William J.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary singer Connie Francis and Mental Health America today joined in launching a new national campaign on the importance of stress and trauma in the development of mental health problems and the need to appropriately treat them in order for people to get better. Called S.T.A.R.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- An international team led by St.

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors - of that 90 percent, about 65 percent of that is spent at home.(1) Indoor air pollution, including household allergens, is one of the leading causes of health problems in the United States.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).