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Health News Archive - May 16, 2011

LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Two New Studies Now Ongoing: Phase Ib/II in Patients With Aggressive Brain Tumour and Phase Ib in Primary Liver Cancer ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) and co-development partner BioInvent International AB (OMXS: BINV) announce today that their partner Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has dosed the first patient in a Phase Ib/II study with the novel antibody anti-cancer agent TB-403 (RG7334).

LONDON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Struggling to lose the winter padding in time for bikini season? formoline L112 can help. Whilst not all slimming aids are shown to be effective, or may cause unwanted side-effects, award-winning formoline L112 can help you achieve your ideal weight, and maintain your desired shape all year round. Voted best slimming pill six years running by the Federal Association of German Pharmacists and backed by serious science, formoline L112 effectively aids weight loss, without unwanted side effects.

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC) today announced its participation in the Paris course for Revascularization (EuroPCR) from May 17 - 20.

TUPELO, Miss., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a request from the American Red Cross, Kool Smiles recently donated oral health supplies to help approximately 3,000 victims of the recent flooding and tornadoes in Mississippi and surrounding areas.

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying is an issue of great concern for parents and educators across the country. Young people with developmental challenges are particularly vulnerable to bullying by their peers.

MONROVIA, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health solutions company Stayhealthy, Inc. announced today that the Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Governor of Wisconsin, was elected to serve as Chairman of the Board.

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Mental Health Mobile" is hitting the road to spread the word about the need for mental wellness and provide an opportunity for people across the state to learn more about how therapy can help.

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IOD Incorporated(TM), a leading provider of integrated HIM solutions to hospitals, health systems, and physician practices, today announced the completion of a strategic acquisition of Confidential Copiers Inc. (CCI).

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: PCRX), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that positive results from its Phase 3 study evaluating EXPAREL(TM) in patients following hemorrhoidectomy will be presented at the 2011 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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