Health News Archive - May 21, 2010

More than $100,000 awarded to support education and advancement DEARBORN, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oakwood Healthcare Foundation recently awarded a total of 84 scholarships to Oakwood employees, student volunteers and residents of Oakwood Common retirement community totaling more $100,000.

$31 million investment honors longstanding commitment to the community TAYLOR, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakwood Heritage Hospital (OHH) in Taylor broke ground yesterday on a $31 million expansion and renovation project to create a specialized surgical center of excellence focused on orthopedic care.

BOSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

It may seem intuitive that greater amounts of exercise lead to less obesity, but an Indiana University study has found that this conventional wisdom applies primarily to white women.

Researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) have found a new Alzheimer’s-related mechanism that could give rise to the development of new therapies against this disease.


1 in 5 are very anxious about waking up during surgery.

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn"), Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors of Epix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Epix"), announced today that the auction of the MRI imaging intellectual properties has been changed to June 22, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern.

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaMed CEO Castulo De La Rocha was joined by California State Assemblymember Hector De La Torre, City of Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio, to break ground on the company's new corporate headquarters.

IRVINE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new clinical study published in the May 2010 issue of Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica shows that Masimo pleth variability index (PVI) can be used to help clinicians assess risk for mean arterial pressure (MAP) decreases and subsequent hypotension during anesthesia administration.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.