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Shrinking Cerebellum Leaves Oregon Boy Unable To Blink
2014-01-07 07:13:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A mysterious illness has left a three-year-old Oregon boy with a partially paralyzed face and the inability to blink his eyes due to a shrinking cerebellum, ABC News and other media outlets reported on Monday. Young Corban Durant has already been to the hospital countless times, including more than 80 times during the first 10 months of his life, according to FoxNews.com. He has a heart valve problem, liver-lung disorder, low...

2013-12-05 16:24:33

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JARVIK HEART, Inc., a privately-held company that develops and manufactures cardiac assist devices, announced that the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) has granted approval to the Shonin (or pre-market approval) application submitted by Century Medical, Inc., (CMI) for the Jarvik 2000 Heart, a small Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implanted inside the natural heart. CMI is the exclusive distributor of the Jarvik...

2013-11-17 04:20:16

- Commitment includes up to 100 737 MAXs, 11 Next-Generation 737-800s DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and flydubai today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 airplanes and 11 Next-Generation 737-800s on the opening day of the Dubai Airshow. The commitment from the airline of the emirate of Dubai, valued at $11.4 billion at list prices (including orders and purchase rights), is the largest ever Boeing single-aisle airplane...

2013-11-04 20:21:08

Lion Air is the largest 737-900ER operator in the world SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Lion Group, Indonesia's largest airline group, today commemorated the delivery of the carrier's 100th Next-Generation 737 at a special event. "This is an amazing moment for the Lion Group," said Lion Group President Director Rusdi Kirana. "We've grown from one airplane and today we're taking our 100th Next-Generation 737. It's an airplane that has allowed us to...

2013-10-24 12:20:41

Israeli flag-carrier has now ordered a total of eight Next-Generation 737-900ERs TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and EL AL Israel Airlines have finalized an order for two additional Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order comes just two weeks after the Israeli flag-carrier took delivery of its first 737-900ER. This order brings the total number of 737-900ERs ordered by EL AL to eight. "This decision by EL AL to purchase two...

2013-10-09 04:20:06

Israeli flag-carrier's first Next-Generation 737 with the Boeing Sky Interior SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered EL AL Israel Airlines' first Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplane. The delivery is the first of six 737-900ERs the Israeli flag-carrier has on order and is the latest addition to EL AL's all-Boeing fleet. "The purchase of the Boeing 737-900ER aircraft marks the high point of EL AL's re-equipping and fleet renewal...

2013-09-30 08:21:23

All-Boeing carrier invests in its fleet and improved fuel performance SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) today announced an order for five additional Next-Generation 737-900ERs (Extended Range). The order, valued at $481 million at list prices, continues Alaska Airlines' investment in its fleet and efforts to improve fuel performance. "Today's announcement supports our goal of growing Alaska Airlines by 4 to 8 percent a year,"...

2013-09-30 08:20:27

Fuel-efficient Next-Generation 737-900ER supports Delta's fleet renewal SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Delta Air Lines celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range). The delivery is part of Delta's 100-airplane order placed in 2011 to renew its single-aisle fleet with more fuel-efficient airplanes. "We have been looking forward to celebrating this delivery with Delta and are proud to see the Next-Generation...

2013-09-25 12:21:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 23. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith will discuss the results and company outlook during a conference that day at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Visit http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/financial/ to access a...

2013-09-23 23:33:27

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic on emergency room errors like failure to diagnose or providing the wrong treatment. The law firm works with medical malpractice lawyers who have experience with these cases. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The emergency room (ER) is a busy place but hospital staff still has a duty to meet the standard of care. This means recognizing which patients need treatment right now and which patients can wait. The failure to meet this...