| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:03 PM
UC Irvine ophthalmologists were the first in Orange County to implant tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced Monday.
Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Two patients with vision problems who received injections of retinal cells made from human embryonic stem cells have seen marked improvement in their vision four months later, according to a preliminary study on the safety and efficacy of the pioneering...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Thelma J. Barron (nee Fuhrer) died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Barron Sr.; and loving mother of Kathleen B. Laferriere, Thomas F. Barron Jr., Colleen A. Bell and Michael J. Barron. She is survived by nine...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Fort Collins, Colo.: John (Jack) Leslie Shedd Jr., 91, of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Care Hospital following a brief illness.
Jack was born July 30, 1920, in Aberdeen to Mabel Guldeman...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Richard E. “Rich” Fouke II said his parents had three chapters to their life together — their 19 years of marriage before he was born, their life raising their only child and their years as empty nesters filled with travel.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:08 AM
When people come to the Reisterstown office of Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe for eye exams, the optometrists do more than simply ask which line of letters they can read on the eye chart.
Like other eye doctors, James Eickhoff starts with a "complete case history,...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:58 PM
E. Carey Kenney, a noted Pikesville artist who headed the art department at McDonogh School for more than three decades and whose oils and watercolors were inspired by the Owings Mills campus' rolling hills and fields, died Thursday of pneumonia at...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from an Asheville hospital Tuesday.
Graham was being treated for bronchial infection and has returned to his home in Montreat.
"Upon admission, he was alert and in good spirits," said the statement,...
| Mar 7, 2012
Peter Miller was a high-powered businessman who owned several electronic security firms when he was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in 1999.
Like so many people who lose their central vision, Miller couldn't imagine life without the...