Health News Archive - May 09, 2011


New research from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that doctors can make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer workstation.

ALACHUA, Fla., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) is pleased to announce its newest group of members who have earned the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) designation. CVPM certification is achieved by those who demonstrate the knowledge and experience necessary to successfully manage the ever-changing operations of today's veterinary practices.

BOSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) today announced that it has awarded $200,000 in grants to two researchers at leading medical centers.

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting input from stakeholders and the public relating to the development of a user fee program for biosimilar and interchangeable biological product (351(k)) applications.

MINNEAPOLIS, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDrain Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BIOR), producer of the FDA-cleared Streamway(TM) System for automated surgical fluid disposal, announced today that it has retained EKN Financial Services, Inc.

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc.

Week Recognizing Women's Health follows Mother's Day ROCKVILLE, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Women's Health Week May 8-14, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States encourages women to invest in their health by scheduling preventive screenings and adopting wellness behaviors that will help them live longer, healthier lives.

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost everyone's mouth is dry sometimes, especially during stressful times.

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of runners are getting ready for the May 14-15 "Run to the Sun" overnight relay through the Texas Hill Country to help fight Batten disease and more than 600 additional, serious and often fatal, inherited, childhood illnesses.

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