Health News Archive - May 07, 2010

BATESVILLE, Ind., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) today announced its fiscal 2010 third quarter dividend of $0.1025 per share.

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Important progress is being made in women's health through the use of genetic tests, particularly those that help women detect and treat cancer.

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) has been invited to present at the 2010 MDB Capital Group's Bright Lights Conference. The conference will be held May 10-12, 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.


TAU develops microscope-based cell scanner to speed research into fat-busting drugs.

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Senator George McGovern was the featured speaker at the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH) Spring Event, honoring Gary Davis, Founder of the got breakfast? Foundation, Christine Quinn, Speaker of New York City Council and Melissa Russo, WNBC Anchor.

TOKYO, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2010.

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) will webcast its presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, May 13, 2010. The presentation is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

MARLTON, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While the dreaded words "You have prostate cancer" often leave patients confused, the impact of the diagnosis can extend to the entire family, especially wives, says a top expert.


Emory scientists have discovered that simple peptides can organize into bi-layer membranes.

A simple genetic test that uses just three genes is among the most effective means of classifying breast cancer into sub-types, US researchers reported at the IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference in Brussels, Belgium.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.