Category Archives: Healthcare & Biotech

OMRF scientists find a way to heal the heart.

OKLAHOMA CITY — A pair of scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, in a study led by Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D., at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, have discovered a method that sparks the regeneration of heart cel ...

Air Evac chopper ambulance service expands to Ada.

ADA, OKLAHOMA – Air Evac recently completed the construction of a new facility at the Ada Municipal airport, resulting in greater access to a higher level of emergency health care for the community. Air Evac is a helicopter air ambulance service tha ...

OMRF scientists find clues to MS-induced vision loss.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A pair of scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are bringing together their expertise to find new ways to study one of the most prominent symptoms of multiple sclerosis: vision loss. PHOTO: (Left to right) Dr. Sco ...

Health care strongly driving Minnesota job creation.

MINNESOTA — More than 40 percent of the new jobs added in Minnesota during the last 12 months are healthcare-related, according to a review of the state’s employment data, the Twin Cities Business reports. Statistics from the Minnesota Department of E ...

MIT researchers create on-demand pharmacy device.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hundreds of thousands of bright pink, white or blue tablets and capsules in all colors of the rainbow drop into bottles on sleek conveyors every hour in a sprawling building — somewhere. Each batch of pills may take a month or more ...

Quest Diagnostics relocating headquarters to Secaucus.

MADISON, N.J.— Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, will relocate its corporate headquarters from Madison, N.J. to Secaucus, N.J. when its lease expires in September 2017. The company a ...