Health News Archive - May 19, 2010

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., today presented positive five-year data from the Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) Trial, which evaluated the safety of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) with the Alair® System.

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPAP-supplies.com, the newest provider of on-line CPAP devices and supplies, is now open for business. Graymark Healthcare, Inc.

WILMINGTON, Del., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) announced today that the company is collaborating with the Carolina Family Health Centers, Inc., to provide its medicines at no cost to qualifying patients.

That troublesome headache might not be a migraine or brought on by tension - it could be caused by sinus trouble.

It is time to reassess mental disorders, recognizing that these are disorders of brain circuits likely caused by development processes.

During the year following hospitalization for a traumatic brain injury, a majority of patients experienced major depression.

An intervention in primary care settings that allowed a choice of cognitive behavior therapy, medication, or both, along with computer-assisted treatment support for patients with common anxiety disorders, resulted in greater improvement in anxiety symptoms and functional disability compared to usual care.

A new Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research (IUCAR) study provides effective strategies to help hospital systems, physicians and other care providers to overcome end zone hurdles and actually take evidence-based research to the patient's hospital or clinic bedside.

RICHMOND, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, will continue the success of its Community Corner program featuring OCuSOFT Lid Scrub and 11 other products produced by women-owned businesses on Walgreens.com through the end of May in honor of National Women's History Month.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nature's Peak / Everock, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVRN) announced today that it will fulfill its promise of its production run this month and shipment of products to distributors. Paul Wilkinson, CEO of Nature's Peak / Everock, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'