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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'