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2014-01-28 23:03:54

An early stage study shows melatonin – a hormone that regulates the body’s sleep and awake cycles – may have the potential to help slow the growth of certain breast cancer tumors, according to researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 An early stage study shows melatonin – a hormone that regulates the body’s sleep and awake cycles – may have the potential to...

2014-01-22 12:08:53

A collaboration of surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital and Medanta Hospital in India successfully transplanted kidneys into 50 recipients using an innovative robot-assisted procedure in which the organ is cooled with sterile ice during the operation. The research project – published online ahead of print in European Urology, the journal of the European Association of Urology – advances minimally invasive robotic surgery as a safe alternative to traditional open surgery. "Minimally...

2013-10-09 11:07:24

While women are far more likely to suffer urinary tract infections, men are more prone to be hospitalized for treatment, according to a study by Henry Ford Hospital urologists. The first-of-its-kind research for the most common bacterial infection in the U.S. is important in providing predictors of hospital admission at a time when the health care industry is searching for ways to reduce costs. "We found that those patients who were hospitalized for treatment of urinary tract infections...

2013-10-07 12:05:12

Three years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000 people and left an estimated 1.5 million people homeless in Haiti, a Henry Ford Hospital study found that more mobilized medical care is necessary to bridge cultural and health care barriers and better serve the Haitian population. Highlights of the study: -79 percent said their religious leader was their main source of health care information. -76 percent said they felt insecure in their ability to care for loved ones who are...

Your Aquarium May Harbor Bacterial Organism Mycobacterium Marinum
2013-10-07 04:16:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mycobacterium marinum infection, a skin condition associated with exposure to contaminated water in home aquariums, is under-diagnosed, according to new research presented Saturday at the Infectious Diseases Society of America's annual meeting in San Francisco (IDWeek 2013). The study, which was sponsored by the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, reported that the infection is difficult to diagnose and treat because skin...

2013-10-03 23:02:23

Ashutosh K. Tewari, MD, Named Director of Urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Ashutosh K. Tewari, MB BS, one of the foremost leaders in robotic prostate surgery and prostate cancer research in the world, will serve as Chairman of The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, effective October 15, 2013. “Dr. Tewari is a top-flight urologist and physician scientist of national and...


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