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Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
Brian Druker, M.D., director of the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU sets fundraising record by meeting $1 billion challenge from Nike co-founder and wife

 Oregon Health & Science University today announced it met Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife Penny's $1 billion challenge by raising...

Jun 12, 2015, 18:51 ET

UCLA Medical Group Again Earns Top Rating for Patient Care Capabilities

The UCLA Medical Group has again earned the highest rating possible in an annual survey conducted by CAPG, an association representing physician...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:45 ET

UCLA Operation Mend receives $15.7 million for mental health program for wounded warriors

Wounded Warrior Project has approved a $15.7 million grant over three years for UCLA Health to expand its Operation Mend program. The...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:02 ET

ADU's Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia April 2015 Graduates Earn 100 Percent First Time Pass Rate on National Certification Examination

 One hundred percent of Adventist University of Health Sciences' (ADU) Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) graduates of April 2015...

May 28, 2015, 11:31 ET

Einzelhandelsexperte warnt vor einer "Wiederholung der Walmart-Katastrophe" beim Übernahmekampf um die deutsche Warenhauskette Kaufhof

Beim drohenden Übernahmekampf um die angeschlagene deutsche Warenhauskette Kaufhof besteht die Gefahr einer "Wiederholung der...

May 28, 2015, 11:11 ET

La bataille pour la reprise de l'allemand Kaufhof pourrait tourner « à la catastrophe comme pour Walmart » selon un spécialiste de la distribution

La bataille imminente pour la reprise de la chaîne allemande de grands magasins Kaufhof, en difficulté, pourrait tourner à...

May 28, 2015, 04:04 ET

Takeover Battle for Germany's Kaufhof Risks "Walmart Disaster Revisited", Retail Expert Warns

The looming takeover battle for Germany's beleaguered Kaufhof department store chain carries the risk of a "Walmart disaster revisited" should the...

May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET
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First-of-its-kind West Nile virus vaccine now in Phase I clinical trials

 A novel investigational West Nile virus vaccine discovered and developed by scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:23 ET
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences plans to open its new campus near the Dolphin Mall in Miami

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Bringing Physical Therapy Program to Miami

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences plans to bring its Doctor of Physical Therapy program to Miami in fall 2015, pending...

Apr 24, 2015, 16:01 ET

Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades

 A new study shows an "alarming rise" over the last 20 years in the costs of drugs used to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis or reduce...

Apr 20, 2015, 17:03 ET
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Study shows new technology may improve management of leading causes of blindness

Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates that technology invented by researchers at...

Apr 17, 2015, 12:48 ET

Adventist University of Health Sciences Announces Rebrand of ADU ONLINE

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) unveiled a new brand identity for its online education, ADU ONLINE.  The new identity includes a...

Mar 31, 2015, 09:07 ET

Adventist University of Health Sciences Student Presents Nursing Bill to Florida Senator

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) first-term nursing student, Jessica Tiegs, had the opportunity to present Bill 1342: Nurse Staffing...

Mar 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Mark Crowell Named Vice President of KAUST Innovation and Economic Development

Mark Crowell has been named the vice president of Innovation and Economic Development at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology...

Mar 27, 2015, 13:06 ET

Adventist University of Health Sciences' Physician Assistant Program Receives Provisional Accreditation

 Adventist University of Health Sciences' (ADU) Physician Assistant Program recently received an Accreditation-Provisional status from the...

Mar 17, 2015, 12:19 ET

Assimilation may put Mexican-American children at higher risk of Type 2 diabetes

Mexican-American children who show evidence of greater adaptation into American culture face significantly higher odds of being at high risk for...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
A young patient awaits her dental check up at one of WesternU College of Dental Medicine's community clinics.

Survey Shows 75% of Parents Miss Key Health Milestone of Bringing Children to Dentist by Age One

 A new survey from Western University of Health Sciences' College of Dental Medicine indicates 75 percent of parents are not complying with the...

Feb 02, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Research uncovers potential therapy to prevent arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death after heart attack

A therapy currently under development for spinal cord injuries has been shown to stimulate nerve regeneration in the heart and provide resistance...

Jan 26, 2015, 15:30 ET

Physician executive Dr. Michael Hicks to lead UNTHSC's clinical operations

Dr. Michael Hicks, who co-founded one of the nation's largest providers of perioperative medicine and pain management services, has joined the...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
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University of Utah Surgeons Perform World's Smallest Liver-Kidney Transplant to Save Toddler's Life

Aspen Erickson was running out of time. At two months old, the girl was diagnosed with Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, an inherited disorder...