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Health News Archive - May 04, 2011

SINGAPORE, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced the restructuring of its collaboration and option agreement with Onyx Pharmaceuticals, which was entered into in January 2009.

MALVERN, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced that executive management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference during May 10-12, 2011 at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Mr.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) today reported its financial results for the first quarter 2011.

RL6:Claims is the only software that comprehensively manages the hospital claims process, from first notice to disposition, in a single file TORONTO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ - RL Solutions, developers of innovative and easy-to-use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today the general availability of RL6:Claims, the latest addition to its RL6 patient safety suite.

LAVAL, QC, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS)(NASDAQ: DDSS) today reported its progress and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011.

LAWRENCE, Mass., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc.

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced SPC5001 into Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of high cholesterol.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, sight is valued as the most important of the five senses, along with a strong belief that good vision positively impacts quality of life.(1) However, while 85 percent of Americans recognize that ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage their eyes, only 65 percent wear sunglasses for protection and even fewer (39 percent) make sure their children wear sunglasses.(1) "Short-term damage can be hard to notice, but long-term exposure to the sun is a risk factor for harm to the eye and surrounding tissue," explains Christine W.

PROVO, Utah, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today announced record first-quarter revenue of $395.8 million, a 9 percent improvement over the prior year. Revenue for the quarter was positively impacted 5 percent by foreign currency fluctuations.