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2013-04-01 23:01:45

In a first-of-its-kind experiment using microvesicles generated from mesenchymal bone marrow cells (MSCs) to treat cancer, neurological researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have discovered a novel approach for treatment of tumors. Specifically, the research team found that introducing genetic material produced by MSCs significantly reduced a particularly resistant form of malignant brain tumor in living lab rats. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 DETROIT — In a first-of-its-kind...

2013-03-27 23:03:06

While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery, according to a published study by Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to...

Disjointed Texts Could Be An Early Warning Sign For Stroke
2013-03-14 18:37:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a person is experiencing a stroke, there are three common symptoms to look for. The National Stroke Association has even listed these symptoms as an acronym: FAST, or Face, Arms, Speech and Time. If one side of the person´s face droops, if the person is unable to lift both arms to the same height, or if the person cannot repeat a simple phrase clearly, help should be called immediately. New research by the...

Snoring Linked To Cardiovascular Health Risks
2013-01-25 04:50:36

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital recently found that snoring could signal health risks in the future. In particular, the scientists discovered that snorers have a greater risk of developing thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery as compared to individuals who are overweight, smoke, or exhibit high cholesterol. "Snoring is more than a bedtime annoyance and it shouldn't be ignored. Patients need to seek treatment...

2012-09-08 23:02:34

Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor,...

2012-09-07 23:04:17

Antioxidants, dietary supplements and high-tech brain imaging are among some of the novel strategies that may help detect, treat and even prevent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus among American troops, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Antioxidants, dietary supplements and high-tech brain imaging are among some of the novel strategies that may help detect, treat and even prevent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus among...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.