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2011-02-03 11:31:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results are published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E--known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant abilities. The nuts are especially rich...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI) announced today that over 20 new clinical studies showcasing Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented last week at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. The largest gathering of anesthesiologists in the world, the ASA Annual Meeting provides an important platform for previewing the latest in medical developments and clinical research to...

2010-05-17 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nut and blood lipid study published on May 10, 2010, in Archives of Internal Medicine, led by Dr. Joan Sabate and colleagues at Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, Calif.), confirms that eating nuts, like pistachios, have a total and LDL (bad)-cholesterol-lowering effect, supporting the evidence that regular nut consumption can lower the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/CG05310) (Photo:...

2009-11-06 11:11:00

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, November 8, 2009, 1,100 brand new bikes will be presented to 4th grade students who were nominated by their school teachers for being outstanding role models in their classrooms. The ceremony will be held at the Arrowhead Credit Union Stadium in San Bernardino at 1 p.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/LA89260LOGO) The bike donations are part of the 8th Annual Stater Bros. Charities Kfroggers 4 Kids...

2009-10-21 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 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 new clinical studies presented this week at the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, show Masimo noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb(TM)) technology is reliable and accurate compared to invasive blood tests for both healthy subjects and...

2009-10-14 13:46:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday, October 26, marks the 25-year anniversary of the first neonatal cross-species heart transplant in history. Dr. Leonard Bailey and a team of doctors at Loma Linda University Medical Center transplanted the heart of a baboon into an infant, born with uniformly lethal heart disease and known to the world as "Baby Fae," on October 26, 1984. Though she only lived 20 days following the operation, her legacy has extended the life of...

2009-04-13 05:00:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Loma Linda University research just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compares the effects of walnuts and fatty fish in the fight against heart disease, demonstrating that in healthy individuals, walnuts lower cholesterol more than fish, while fatty fish lower triglycerides. Both can reduce the overall risk of coronary heart disease. "The practical significance of the study is that eating an easy-to-incorporate amount of...

2009-02-02 09:00:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (LLUCH) was awarded the "Baby-Friendly" designation over the weekend for its efforts in giving breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence, and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies. LLUCH is the first Children's Hospital in the Nation to be awarded this status. "Because children's hospitals have neonatal intensive care units and other...

2008-10-23 09:00:38

Aurora Imaging Technology Inc. today announced that the Aurora(R) 1.5Tesla Dedicated Breast MRI System has been installed and now is available to patients of Loma Linda University Medical Center. As the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared dedicated breast MRI system specifically designed for 3-D bilateral breast imaging, the Aurora Breast MRI is built to cater to women's anatomy and is more sensitive to their unique needs for optimum imaging and patient comfort. The Aurora...

2008-10-11 03:00:22

By Stephen Wall LOMA LINDA - Loma Linda University Medical Center officials hope to open a long-awaited speciality hospital on Barton Road by the end of the year. Jesse Mock, administrator of the facility now known as the Loma Linda University Heart and Surgical Hospital, anticipates approval from the state Public Health Department in December. "We plan to start seeing patients immediately after that happens," Mock said. The 66,000-square-foot facility was fiercely opposed when it...


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