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Health News Archive - May 21, 2010

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“I didn’t know what was wrong,” many patients say.

Abstract 14 Study highlights: - Less than half of heart attack patients received information about resuming sex before discharge. - Men were more likely to have a discussion about sexual activity with their physician than women. - Lack of discussion on resuming sexual activity after heart attack was associated with less sexual activity in the next year. WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexual activity declines in the year after heart attack for patients who don't get instructions from their doctors about when it's safe to resume sex, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's 11th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) In a study of 1,184 male and 576 female acute heart attack patients, nearly half the men and about a third of women reported receiving discharge instructions on resuming sexual activity.

PFAFFIKON, Switzerland, May 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Europe's Leading Stem Cell Bank Launches Innovative Service for Liposuction Market Cryo-Save today announced the European introduction of Cryo-Lip, a new product that allows the collection, processing and storage of a rich mixture of adult stem cells from liposuction aspirate (fatty tissue that is normally discarded).

PHILADELPHIA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy, announced today the appointment of Susan Driscoll to the position of President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional & Education effective June 1, 2010.

BEIJING, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX), a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, today celebrated the building completion of the United Family New Hope Oncology Center at a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the facility in Beijing attended by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Chinese officials and global business leaders. Headed by Dr.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taubman Centers, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX), developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that Thomas C. Wilder has joined the Endologix Board of Directors. Mr.

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As Nestle S.A.

OTTAWA, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS; http://www.htdsmedical.com/) Collagenna Skin care Products has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with the Malaysian company Medimec www.medimec.com.my Medimec is a company which manufactures birth control devices which are distributed world wide as well as locally.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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