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2014-03-18 23:01:40

Those living with type II diabetes are needed for a paid medical study in Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Over the years, doctors have understood the importance of diabetes research and vital insights have been gained through extensive study. With diabetes more prevalent than ever, researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have launched several studies related to the complications of Type 2 diabetes. With detailed information gathered, the focus of the latest Medical...

2014-02-03 12:26:46

First pharmacogenomics study launches in diverse pediatric population BOSTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aiming to reduce adverse drug reactions--which affect some 70,000 children annually in the U.S.(1)--a study at Boston Children's Hospital, in partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, is using genetic information to predict children's reactions to medications, ultimately enabling clinicians to...

2013-12-18 23:22:25

New Structured Reporting System Significantly Increases Report Turnaround-Time and Allows Physician Reads Anywhere, Anytime Redmond, Wash. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Medstreaming, a leading developer of medical information technology (IT) solutions, recently completed an enterprise-wide implementation of their non-invasive vascular Structured Reporting system at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. The new work flow solution allows clinicians to read studies from anywhere at...

2013-08-19 15:25:30

For the first time, researchers have documented irregular brain activity within the first 24 hours of a concussive injury, as well as an increased level of brain activity weeks later—suggesting that the brain may compensate for the injury during the recovery time. The findings are published in the September issue of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Thomas Hammeke, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is...

2012-06-06 21:36:13

Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete triad." A new study conducted by sports medicine researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin found there are some possible shortfalls in the methods used to screen these athletes for the triad, and that could put athletes at risk for lifelong health problems. The findings are published in the Clinical...

2012-05-22 22:12:51

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have identified novel biomarkers that could be used to confirm exposure to damaging radiation in large groups of people potentially exposed to unknown and variable doses for the purpose of triage and treatment. The findings are published in the May 1 issue of Radiation Research. John E. Baker, Ph.D., professor of surgery, biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is the lead author of the study. There...

2012-03-19 23:01:47

Dennis S. Charney, MD, Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, announced today that the school has received reaccreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the premier authority responsible for accrediting all Medical Doctor (MD) programs in the United States and Canada. Mount Sinai was reaccredited for the maximum term of eight years. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Dennis S. Charney, MD, Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, announced today that the school...

2011-12-13 01:08:02

Patients who receive a blood stem cell transplant from a donor outside of their family to treat leukemia and other blood diseases are more likely to have graft failure but less likely to experience graft-versus-host disease, a condition caused by the donor cells attacking the recipient's body, if the transplanted blood cells come directly from a donor's bone marrow, rather than from blood stem cells circulating in the donor's bloodstream (PBSCs), according to new research. Although the study...

'Stomach Flu' May Be Linked To Food Allergies
2011-11-15 04:42:56

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have found a possible link between norovirus, a virus that causes "stomach flu" in humans, and food allergies. The findings are published in The Open Immunology Journal, Volume 4, 2011. Mitchell H. Grayson, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, medicine, microbiology and molecular genetics at the Medical College, and a pediatric allergist practicing at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, is the corresponding author of the paper. The...


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