Health News Archive - May 07, 2010

MADISON, Wis., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- M-3 Information entered the smart phone application environment by offering the M-3 Checklist, a scientifically validated screen for depression and anxiety disorders, at the iTunes store on Friday, April 30, 2010.

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(®) (NASDAQ GM: DUSA), a dermatology company that is developing and marketing Levulan(®) Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a notice of allowance for a key patent related to its proprietary PDT light source, the BLU-U(®), Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) announced the launch of Estrogen Therapy I.Q. (ETIQ) a campaign devoted to improving access to credible information about menopause and advances in estrogen therapy.

ARDEE, Ireland, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Revenue in the quarter was $761.3 million, an increase of $515.3 million, or 209.5%, over the prior year quarter.

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.


Medical experts warned on Thursday that weight-loss surgery should only be used in the most severe of cases in children, and then only with extreme caution due to potential risks and the fact the effectiveness of such procedures remains unknown.

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

CALGARY, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY) announced today that its 2010 Annual and Special Meeting of the Shareholders will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.

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.