Health News Archive - May 09, 2011

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. ("ACT"; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2011.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the U.S.

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Alan Hovden has become a partner at the firm.

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PHILADELPHIA and REHOVOT, Israel, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta Genomics (NASDAQ: ROSG) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No.

Exposure to even moderate levels of arsenic in drinking water is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, especially among smokers, according to this study.

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCLA Mesothelioma Research Program is sponsoring the 1st International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) at the Sheraton Hotel in Santa Monica, California.

Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy, suggesting taking oestrogen could have a protective effect, according to a study.

A new study from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) offers an explanation for why our brains produce fewer and fewer neurons with age, a phenomenon thought to underlie age-related cognitive decline.

Age alone could ultimately replace contemporary screening methods with no diminishing efficacy to identify those at risk of heart disease or stroke.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").