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2012-11-27 12:29:28

DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the prevalence and impact of diabetes continues to grow in Southeast Michigan, local hospital emergency departments are doing their part to "Fight Diabetes in Detroit" with an innovative program that is identifying previously undiagnosed diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/DC19202LOGO) Using a program that was originally piloted at DMC Detroit Receiving...

2012-09-26 06:24:31

DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With more patients seeking cancer treatment - especially surgery - than ever before, Henry Ford Hospital has opened the new Center for Cancer Surgery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120926/DE81477) Currently Henry Ford is the largest provider of adult cancer services in Michigan, with more than 14,000 patients treated and 3,000 discharges each year. Cancer patients seek treatment from every state and from every continent. Pioneering...

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...

2012-06-27 06:25:19

"Think Detroit. Think Medical." to leverage health science assets, national influence of health care leaders to attract medical industry meetings to region, strengthen economy DETROIT, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) today announced the launch of Think Detroit. Think Medical., a collaborative effort of area health care leaders to bring medical-related meetings to Detroit and contribute to the state's economic recovery....

2012-05-29 10:24:20

DETROIT, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) today announced a unique collaborative effort to spur urban renewal and bring jobs to the city of Detroit. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/CL15141 ) As part of the economic recovery effort, DMC and HFHS have agreed to long-term distribution agreements with Cardinal Health, enabling the company to relocate a medical products distribution center to the...

2012-05-16 00:54:58

Black prostate cancer patients may not be getting the same quality of care as white patients, according to a first-of-its-kind study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital who found racial disparities in the results of surgery to remove diseased prostates. While it is possible that anatomical differences or tumor characteristics may explain why the results of radical prostatectomy are not as good for African Americans as for white patients undergoing the same procedure, the study concluded...

2012-05-16 00:49:24

Women do better than men after surgical removal of part or all of a cancerous kidney, with fewer post-operative complications, including dying in the hospital, although they are more likely to receive blood transfusions related to their surgery. But Henry Ford Hospital researchers who documented these gender differences can't say why they exist. The results of the new study, based on population samples from throughout the U.S., will be presented this week at the American Urological...

2012-05-16 00:40:27

Patients who undergo radical surgery for prostate cancer may expect better results, on average, if they're treated in accredited teaching hospitals with residency programs, and better still if the hospitals also have medical fellowships, according to a new study by Henry Ford Hospital. The study, which evaluated postoperative complications in 47,100 radical prostatectomy (RP) patients throughout the U.S., also found that those with fewer complications after the surgery were more likely to...

2012-05-14 10:24:31

DETROIT, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William W. O'Neill, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the new Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital. He will begin his new position on July 31. Dr. O'Neill is an internationally recognized leader in interventional cardiology and research in new techniques to diagnose and treat heart disease. He pioneered the use of angioplasty for treatment of heart attacks, which is now the mainstay therapy throughout the world. He has...