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 handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.