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Health News Archive - May 04, 2011

PETALUMA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May is national Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and for those living with this condition, the market can be a daunting place with hours spent reading labels to avoid gluten. Gluten is an ingredient commonly found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.

HARBIN, China, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc.

ROSWELL, Ga., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today posted a sneak peek preview of an upcoming OR-Live(TM) webcast of its innovative method for percutaneous endoscopic placement of balloon-retained enteral feeding tubes on its website www.kcdigestivehealth.com.

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics (www.ecardio.com) announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Lawson, has been selected as a Charter Member of the President's Council for Houston Community College Coleman College for Health Sciences. Having just selected the Charter Members last month, Dr.

ADDISON, Texas, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ULU) announced today that it has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to obtain marketing authorization for Altrazeal® Collagen.

MHPA to engage health plans on most effective strategies to improve outcomes for Medicaid patients with severe mental illness WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Best Practices, a new affiliate organization of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), today announced the receipt of financial sponsorship from Raritan, NJ-based pharmaceutical company Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

ORLANDO, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource continues to pioneer into groundbreaking territory for the management of employee benefits.

SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced it will report first quarter 2011 financial results after the NASDAQ Global Select Market closes on Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Bioscience, Inc., a leading company in innovative oncology R&D partnership and services, today announced the closing of a US$28.8 million Series C financing.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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