Health News Archive - May 24, 2010

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Half the battle in knowing how to properly protect oneself from skin cancer is being able to separate fact from fiction.

SAN DIEGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the company's plans to highlight its new product launches, presence in live cases, and participation in late breaking trials during EuroPCR from May 25 - 28 in Paris. "Through both imaging and therapy, Volcano continues to lead the way in providing innovative solutions to best meet the complex needs of the interventional vascular physician and their patients," said Michel Lussier, Group President for Advanced Imaging Systems, Scientific Affairs, and Volcano Europe, Africa, and the Middle East (EAME).

TUCSON, Ariz., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new tie may top the list of gifts kids will give their fathers on June 20th.

WEBSTER, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated, (IDEV) an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced that veteran healthcare executive Dennis Donohoe, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer. Dr.

Over Half Of Parents Say Pharmaceutical Industry Has Too Much Influence Over Government Vaccine Mandates and Support More Safety Research CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Harris Interactive poll shows a majority of American parents believe they, rather than the government, should have the final say in which vaccines their children receive. The poll, commissioned by the Center for Personal Rights, queried a representative sample of American parents about vaccination.

SARASOTA, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Demandforce, the leader in consumer demand creation for small-businesses, has been chosen by Dental Care Alliance (DCA), a Dental Service Organization, as their patient communication software system.

RALEIGH, N.C., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) is pleased to announce that it recently received a $25,000 grant award from the Hospira Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hospira, Inc., to support its pharmaceutical relief program within the Dominican Republic.

LONDON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the patient monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Mindray Medical International Limited (Mindray) with the "2010 European Patient Monitoring Excellence in Globalisation Award." Mindray, which maintains its global base for product development, engineering and manufacturing in China, employs a vertically integrated operating model that enables the company to benefit from unique cost savings and efficiencies.

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Transave Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an important composition of matter patent (U.S. Patent No.

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