Health News Archive - June 02, 2010

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC), a US subsidiary of Novartis AG, today announced that nearly 170 abstracts highlighting investigational uses of current therapies and investigational agents in the Novartis Oncology portfolio will be presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) from June 4 through June 8 in Chicago, IL (1).

SANTA MARIA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DenMat Holdings, LLC, has recently announced a more comfortable and attractive solution for implant temporaries: Snap-It! Snap-It! lives up to its name.

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies suggest that excess levels of a protein associated with inflammation, TNF, may produce cognitive decline. TNF regulates both inflammation and brain function.

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of New York City public elementary school teachers reported in a survey that their students are making healthier food choices because of CookShop, a nutrition education program of the Food Bank For New York City that is funded and supported by the USDA.

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Father's Day is a special day for many, however tens of thousands of children will relive a traumatic loss this holiday due to one of the leading causes of death in America: Cancer.

OTTAWA, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS; http://www.htdsmedical.com/) Collagenna Skin Care Products participated at the Esthetique Spa International Trade Show this past May 30 & 31 in Toronto, Ontario. www.spa-show.com Collagenna Skin care Products Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jamba Juice (Nasdaq: JMBA) announced today that it will officially kick off the summer with the introduction of three new Superfruit products and a promotion with leading online active community, Active Network.

UNION CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) announced today that it will present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, New York. Don M.

MONROVIA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

UNION CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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