Health News Archive - May 25, 2010

NATICK, Mass., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its NC Quantum Apex(TM) PTCA Dilatation Balloon Catheter.

MONHEIM, Germany, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Launch of Online Video Tour Showcases the Fascinating World of Parasites Who said that learning about bugs was boring? An amazing new journey through the wonderful world of parasites launches on YouTube today.

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziehm Imaging and Pie Medical Imaging BV have joined forces to make the CAAS quantification software available on mobile C-arms dedicated for cardiovascular procedures. This capability is the result of Ziehm Imaging's strategic partnership with Pie Medical Imaging BV (PMI, Maastricht, the Netherlands), a leading developer of quantitative analysis software for cardiology and radiology.

LONDON, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As the potential cancer population increases, an effective long-term solution for early cancer detection needs to be found.

INDIANAPOLIS, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DeCare Dental, a global dental benefit management company and a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A day after delivering her fourth child at Anaheim Regional Medical Center in Anaheim, California last December, 34-year-old Brynn Ervin suffered a cardiac arrest, the result of massive blood clots lodged in the main arteries that take blood to her lungs.

SAN DIEGO, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr announced today that John Mendlein, Ph. D., has joined their Board of Directors as Executive Chairman. The translation of aTyr's newly found class of proteins, resectins, into medicines of the future will benefit from Dr.

FRANKFURT, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- t2cure GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing stem cell-based regenerative therapies, announced today that the quality of its lead product t2c001 has been certified by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). t2c001 is the first product ever to obtain a certificate under the EMA regulations for Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs).


According to a new research review, consumers who often buy organic foods because they believe it improves their health could actually be wasting their money.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc.

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