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Health News Archive - May 09, 2011

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Best-in-Class Candidate With Potential in Treatment of CNS Diseases Heptares Therapeutics today announced it has signed an exclusive option agreement with Shire Pharmaceuticals for a novel adenosine A2A antagonist discovered by Heptares and currently in preclinical development.

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Selection as a School of Excellence by The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is one of the highest honors a private special education school can achieve through any professional association.

ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) was notified that the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) has awarded Bridgeway Health Solutions, Centene's Arizona subsidiary, contracts to deliver Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) services.

SHANGHAI, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ShangPharma Corporation (NYSE: SHP) ("ShangPharma" or the "Company"), a leading China-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development outsourcing company, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the first quarter 2011 ended March 31, 2011 on May 19, 2011.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that it will hold its Annual R&D Day on Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time in New York, New York.

BERLIN and BURLINGTON, Mass., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- caprotec bioanalytics GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company offering the proprietary Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry (CCMS) platform technology for the analysis of small molecule - protein interactions, today announced a second closing of EUR 1 million ($1.4 M) to its Series B financing, increasing total equity for the round to EUR 5 million ($7.2 M).

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IOD Incorporated(TM), a leading provider of integrated HIM solutions to hospitals, health systems, and physician practices, today announced expanded capabilities to address health information management's top three challenges of this decade: transitioning to ICD-10, implementing electronic records and recruiting highly qualified HIM staff.

OCEANSIDE, N.Y., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellman International, Inc., maker of the Pelleve(TM) Wrinkle Reduction System, a revolutionary skin tightening system for non-ablative skin rejuvenation, introduced its new family of GlideSafe(TM) handpieces this week at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery's 44th Annual Meeting at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

SHENZHEN, China, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.

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