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Health News Archive - June 28, 2010

MUNICH, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - 3D Images Provide New Approach to Monitoring Bone Changes Interim data from a prospective Investigator Initiated Trial (IIT) presented today at the ECTS, the 37th European Symposium on Calcified Tissues, in Glasgow, demonstrates that EVISTA(R) (raloxifene 60mg; once-daily, distributed in 34 countries by DAIICHI SANKYO), indicated for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, improves bone quality as measured by the high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HRpQCT).

LONDON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- During the economic slowdown in 2009, food enzymes were successfully positioned as cost savers and process efficiency improvers in many application segments.

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Graymark Healthcare Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Steerable Technologix LLC announces the US release of its SurgiSteer(TM) laparoscopic instruments.

ORLANDO, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, today presented an analysis of baseline data from the Phase 3 DEFEND-1 clinical trial of otelixizumab in patients with autoimmune new onset type 1 diabetes.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, today announced the initiation of a confirmatory Phase 3 clinical trial to further evaluate otelixizumab in autoimmune new-onset type 1 diabetes.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of the recent economic downturn, revenues for digital technologies to assess, enhance and treat cognition, or digital brain health and fitness tools, grew 35% in 2009.

FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Zila, leader in the prevention and detection of oral diseases, today introduced an angled exam mirror as part of the ViziLite(R) Plus oral lesion identification and marking system.

SALT LAKE CITY, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Chicago teens will receive free hearing aids from Sonic Innovations, Inc. (Sonic), a global provider of hearing care services and solutions, on Wednesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. The donation will take place during a fitting session with Dr.

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According to research presented at a fertility conference Rome on Monday, a simple blood test can give an accurate pointer of when a woman will reach menopause.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'