Health News Archive - May 31, 2010
BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that its joint venture Health Robotics South East Asia Ltd. scored two strategic wins by reaching agreements on two separate government-sponsored projects to deliver CytoCare-made accurate and sterile oncology patient doses in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, respectively.
ZURICH and BERLIN, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a subanalysis from the FAIR-HF (Ferinject(R) Assessment in patients with IRon deficiency and Chronic Heart Failure) study demonstrate that correcting iron deficiency with Ferinject(R) (ferric carboxymaltose) can improve renal function in chronic heart failure patients.
New Director Appointed and Two Directors Retire OTTAWA, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leader in providing products and services for the global health sciences market, today announced that Dr.
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity in a bid to improve male fertility.
VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, helps children who are blind become more physically active and healthy through video games.
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley, have successfully attached imaging probes to glycans â€“ the sugar molecules that are abundant on the surfaces of living cells â€“ in the embryos of zebrafish less than seven hours after fertilization.
WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of what is predicted to be one of the worst Atlantic hurricane seasons in years, the Pan American Development Foundation is urging residents in Central America and the Caribbean to put together emergency plans. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO ) "Families need to put together a plan now," says John Sanbrailo, PADF's executive director.
Scientists have taken another important step toward understanding just how sticking needles into the body can ease pain.
A panel of experts that advise the World Health Organization on pandemics has plans to meet on Tuesday to determine whether or not the H1N1 outbreak is actually over.
Scientists say they have developed a vaccine that prevents breast cancer from developing in mice.