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Health News Archive - May 19, 2011

Regardless of the beneficial effects of both aspirin and simvastatin in treating heart disease, neither drug appears to offer any benefit to individuals suffering from pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH), a condition that accounts for over 1,000 new cases annually.

A team of scientists has just made a major discovery in the fight against hard-to-treat leukemia in children.

A drug that regulates your body clock may also be able to treat depression.

Children whose mothers and grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to suffer from childhood asthma and researchers may have just figured out why.

DAYTON, Ohio, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Tissue Services (CTS) announces today that its new Center for Tissue, Innovation and Research, 2900 College Drive, Kettering, Ohio is in full operation, and already serving hundreds of surgeons and patients around the country.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessEHS, a nationally recognized, certified practice management and electronic health record (EHR / EMR) software vendor, kicked off its annual Customer Conference at the Magic City's renowned The Wynfrey Hotel this morning, May 19, 2011.

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc.

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhanced Equity Fund (EEF), a healthcare-focused private equity firm, and executive James White announced their investment in MedTest DX, Inc. (MedTest), a medical diagnostic company based in Cortlandt Manor, NY.

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today the publication of its 2010 Sustainability Report.