Latest Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Stories

2010-04-16 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by the County of Santa Clara to manage construction of a $300 million replacement hospital for Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System in San Jose, Calif. Construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of this year with completion scheduled for 2012. The 375,000 sq. ft. project will serve as a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center...

2008-11-27 09:56:27

When a pregnant woman goes into early labor, her obstetrician may give her drugs to quiet the woman's uterus and prevent premature birth. New research shows, however, that one popular drug works no better than a placebo at maintaining pregnancy after the initial bout of preterm labor is halted, say scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The new trial is the first-ever placebo-controlled test of...

2008-11-03 15:00:21

Stanford University Medical Center today announced the release of the Fall 2008 Community Benefits Summary for Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford School of Medicine. The summary presents an overview of essential healthcare services and extensive community benefits contributions provided to the local community as an inherent part of the institutions' missions. Chief among these benefits is the hospitals' long-standing commitment to...

2008-03-18 10:40:00

Use of human growth hormone among athletes may add muscle, but it doesn't necessarily actually improve strength, according to new research.Dr. Hau Liu and his colleagues at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, Calif. wrote the report on the banned "wonder drug" that has raised controversy in the past with many Major League Baseball players.In their studies of 440 participants, researchers noticed an additional 5 pounds more of muscle, and lost about 2 pounds more of fat in those...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).