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Health News Archive - May 19, 2010

MIAMI, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), asks hundreds of life science companies to improve their design and manufacturing systems - or risk receiving the ultimate penalty - a Consent Decree; whereby a company must remove its products from the marketplace.

CALGARY, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that following submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for review, the Company is initiating a U.S.

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A report issued by a digital watchdog and a public health group urged US authorities on Tuesday to probe the online marketing practices of alcoholic beverage companies and the impact they have on young people.

BELGRADE, Serbia, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MindUp BioResearch (www.mindupbioresearch.com), European subsidiary of Hiru Corporation (HIRU; http://www.hirucorporation.com/), announces with great pleasure that Dr Nikola Tanic, Chief Project Scientist of MindUp BioResearch Group received an invitation letter to hold plenary lecture, and chair a session at the "SECOND WORLD CONGRESS ON CANCER 2010 (WCC 2010)" that will be held from September 3-5, 2010 in Kottayam, Kerala, India.

LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been an increasing number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the European medical imaging market with market leaders focussing on acquisitions to expand their share in emerging markets.

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America today announced that it has received a grant of $750,000 from the Nationwide Insurance Foundation.

ACG Marks World IBD Day, World Digestive Health Day 2010 with Emphasis on Living Well BETHESDA, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology announces its support of World IBD Day and World Digestive Health Day, global awareness efforts that are bringing physician and patient groups together to raise awareness for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

WESTFIELD, Ind., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- maxIT Healthcare, LLC (Westfield, IN) and Ingenuity Solutions Group, Inc. (Parker, CO) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which the companies will be combined as maxIT Healthcare.

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the pioneer and largest provider of retail-based health care centers in the United States, has expanded its Massachusetts-based clinics to 20 with today's opening of two new MinuteClinic locations inside CVS/pharmacy stores in Hanover and Quincy. The walk-in clinics are located at 207 Rockland Street in Hanover and 600 Southern Artery in Quincy and are open seven days a week with no appointment necessary.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion announces today the release of a fully-integrated module specific to psychiatry in an expansion of its free, web-based Electronic Medical Record system.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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