Health News Archive - May 02, 2011

Buying American-made products will stimulate the economy far better than any government program.

The ABL80 FLEX CO-OX (OSM version) is Radiometer’s newest standalone CO-oximeter.

SEATTLE, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has deposited $10.6 million in cash as trust funds with U.S.

TUCSON, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of Americans are living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease), and May is ALS Awareness Month, thanks to a 1992 declaration by the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertical Health Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: VHSLD) announced that it will begin doing business as OnPoint Medical Diagnostics and that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has approved a change in its ticker symbol from "VHSLD" to "ONMDD".

CULVER, Ind., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Threatening weather may have forced the Relay For Life of Culver indoors, but it did little to dampen the spirit and enthusiasm of participants as a record $127,000 was raised after the April 15-16 event at Culver Academies. Relay For Life of Culver, the first in Indiana to be student-organized, has raised nearly $500,000 for cancer research since it began in 2008.

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with WILEX AG for commercialization rights in the United States for RENCAREX® (girentuximab).

ATLANTA and CONCORD, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of integrated medical cost management solutions, and Jopari Solutions, Inc., a leading supplier of eBilling and ePayment technologies, today announced that Healthcare Solutions is implementing Jopari's eBill, ePayment and Portal tools to assist Healthcare Solutions streamline operations and enhance its service offerings to suppliers, vendors and customers.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]