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Health News Archive - May 07, 2010

Americans 45+ Continue the Sexual Revolution into the Second Half of Life without Taking Precautions About STDs; Dating Singles Age 45+ Are Happier with their Sex Lives than Married Couples; Sexually Active Adults Increase Chances of Living Longer WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexual activity continues to thrive with the 45+ demographic according to a new AARP sex survey, Sex, Romance, and Relationships: AARP Survey of Midlife and Older Adults, released today.

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC; the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.

BALTIMORE, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A post-hoc analysis of a Phase 3 safety study demonstrated that NUCYNTA® (tapentadol) tablets were associated with a lower incidence of nausea, vomiting and constipation when compared to oxycodone immediate release (IR) tablets in elderly patients with moderate to severe low-back or osteoarthritis pain.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic technology provider, will unveil its patented CardioBip(TM) technology for remote wireless 12-lead detection and monitoring of atrial fibrillation, ischemia and other cardiovascular events at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 31st Annual Scientific Sessions, May 12-15, 2010, in Denver, Colorado. NewCardio will be at booth number 2147, giving conference attendees the opportunity to learn about NewCardio's unique 3-D platform technology: CardioBip, a unique, hand-held device that provides an effective, solution for ECG remote monitoring; Cardio3KG(TM), advanced software which provides quantitative analyses of cardiac electrical activity, with improved sensitivity and specificity over the standard 12-lead ECG for diagnosis of acute coronary events; and QTinno(TM) , a software solution that provides an automated, comprehensive analysis of QT intervals and other ECG-based car

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.

SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "We each have three mothers and an online Mother's Day activity now enables us to express our love for each of them," says Dr. Michael J. Cohen, the director of Project NatureConnect at Akamai University and the Institute of Global Education.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HCA Inc. today announced financial and operating results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2010. First Quarter Summary: Revenues increased to $7.544 billion compared to $7.431 billion in the first quarter of 2009.

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc.

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A half-century after the introduction of birth control in the United States, millions of women are still being preached to by the Roman Catholic hierarchy to abstain from using the pill.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HCA Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S.

Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.