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2013-07-12 23:23:14

A process that usually take six to eight weeks was expedited, giving athlete running and walking leg in less than three days. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center’s orthotics and prosthetics team gave Brazilian athlete and 2016 Paralympic hopeful, Marinalva de Almeida, the ability to walk for the first time in over 15 years. The team, led by Michael Davidson and Murray Brandstater, MD, had Marinalva walking just three days after she arrived in Loma...

2013-07-09 23:17:13

New medical school at Adventist University of the Philippines is slated to accept its first class of students in June 2014. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Loma Linda University (LLU) is continuing to foster higher education around the world, now in the Philippines. A team from LLU has been comprised to assist Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) with the development of its new medical school. AUP was recently granted permission by the Philippines Commission of Higher...

2013-07-02 23:05:06

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Oncology Center and Biospecimen Laboratory allows for research, customized treatment and follow-up to patient’s specific cancer. Loma Linda, CA. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 When Diana Bibo’s battle with cancer began in 2000, she underwent chemotherapy treatment in an open room with six infusion chairs and three nurses. Now, thirteen years later, the Redlands resident visits the beautifully designed Loma Linda University Cancer Center (LLUCC) three times a...

2013-06-28 23:17:31

The Epilepsy Forum on June 30, 2013 welcomes children with epilepsy, adults with epilepsy and their loved ones, medical professionals, caretakers and loved ones in an effort to empower the community through education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles has partnered with Loma Linda University Medical Center to host the Epilepsy Community Forum at the Wong Kerlee Conference Center on the Loma Linda University campus on Sunday, June 30, 2013...

2013-06-07 23:03:12

Nearly 70 Army Reserve and National Guard men and women took advantage of the day-long event aimed at expanding their options for physical and recreational activity despite their personal limitations. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Nearly 70 ill, injured and combat-wounded soldiers from the Army Reserve and National Guard filled Loma Linda University Drayson Center as part of the Adaptive Reconditioning Day on Wednesday, June 5. Hosted by LLU PossAbilities, in collaboration with the...

2013-06-04 23:15:30

Recently published study evaluates black adults in the United States, age 30 or older, and determines obesity continues to be a determining factor of mortality. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The obesity epidemic is at an all-time high with one-third of adults in the United States having a body mass index (BMI) > 30. At a time when health inequalities are a contributing factor in life expectancy, people want to know what they can do to live longer. A study out of Loma Linda...

2013-05-15 08:28:19

FOLSOM, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1993, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published landmark research from Loma Linda University showing the heart protective quality of walnuts. In the two decades since, 91 studies and counting, worldwide, have linked numerous potential health benefits from walnuts in the areas of heart health, diabetes, weight management and cognitive function. Additional research has been investigating the potential benefits of walnuts on various...

2013-05-13 23:02:26

Nearly $34,000 raised will get each athlete closer to their goal of competing in the international games in Rio de Janeiro in Summer 2016 Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Four members from Loma Linda University´s Team PossAbilities have been marked as hopefuls for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Not only do Andre Barbieri, Del Dunston, Owen Daniels, Jr., and Greg Crouse share the dream of participating in the next Paralympics, but they do not let their physical disabilities...

2013-05-09 23:43:44

Stellar line-up of speakers confirmed and tentative schedule set for American College of Lifestyle Medicine annual conference. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine's (ACLM) annual conference, entitled The Treat the Cause Movement Begins, will feature a stellar line-up of keynoters and session presenters who will address some of today's hottest topics in the lifestyle medicine profession. The event will take place October 28 — 30, 2013 at the...

2013-05-01 23:05:01

The first countywide maternal tobacco use findings from San Bernardino County. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Researchers at Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) have conducted a study that documents the impact of mothers who smoke during pregnancy on adverse birth outcomes in San Bernardino County. “Estimating the Impact of Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: The San Bernardino County Experience” has been published in the online edition of the “Journal of Community...