Health News Archive - May 21, 2010

CALGARY, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc.

CHANTILLY, Virginia, May 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a global leader in the delivery of high security solutions and the #1 provider of smart credentials to the U.S.

TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- New data on INVEGA® SUSTENNA® (paliperidone palmitate), a long-acting injectable medicine for schizophrenia, and new data on RISPERDAL® CONSTA® (risperidone long-acting therapy), also an injectable medicine to treat schizophrenia, will be presented next week at a major psychiatry meeting in New Orleans.

LIUZHOU CITY, Guangxi, China, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BCT Pharmacy Group, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CNBI), ("China BCT" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical distributor, retail pharmacy, and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products in Guangxi Province, China, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. First Quarter 2010 Highlights -- Revenue increased 5.2% to $34.0 million year over year -- Gross profit was up slightly year over year to $8.9 million -- Operating income decreased 11.5% to $6.2 million year over year -- GAAP net income was $4.2 million in the 2010 first quarter as compared to $5.0 million in the year ago quarter -- Excluding the non-cash, non-operating charge related to change in the fair value of warrant liabilities, non-GAAP adjusted net income was $4.5 million "While we grew sales by leveraging our strong relationships with suppliers and customers, a shift in produ

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Despite years of debilitating depression, multiple psychiatric hospitalizations and episodes of homelessness, Joseph Rogers refused to let mental illness and an unlucky adolescence blot out his potential imprint on the world.

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- symbeo - health, simplified - is pleased to announce the grand opening of our inaugural location in Bloomfield, Essex County, NJ. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 549 Bloomfield Ave, Bloomfield, NJ.


In a new strategy aimed at curbing alcohol abuse and keeping it out of the hands of young people, the World Health Organization is calling for discounts on alcoholic drinks to be banned and for advertising that targets young people to be trashed.

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.