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Health News Archive - July 10, 2011

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A new study has found a link between weight gain and sleep deprivation.

VENLO, The Netherlands and MELBOURNE, Australia, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - QIAGEN increases offer to shareholders of Cellestis Limited (CST:AU) pursuant to scheme of arrangement - Cellestis board of directors unanimously support[1] amended proposal offering its shareholders a 7% increase to A$3.80 per share from original offer of A$3.55 - Acquisition would provide QIAGEN with exclusive access to QuantiFERON(R) technology for high sensitivity, early disease detection not possible with other diagnostics QIAGEN N.V.

CARLSBAD, Calif. and BANGALORE, India, July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) announced today that it has launched a regional distribution hub in India to address strong customer demand in the South Asia region.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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