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Gene May Open Door for Improved Keloid, Scar Treatment


Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have identified a gene that may offer a better understanding of how keloid scars develop and potentially open the door to improved treatment for the often painful, itchy and tender scars. The study is...
23-Jan-2015 7:00 AM EST

Study: An Alternative for Pain Control after Knee Replacement Surgery


A Henry Ford Hospital study, presented recently at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons meeting in Dallas, found that injecting a newer long-acting numbing medicine called liposomal bupivacaine into the tissue surrounding the knee...
22-Dec-2014 9:35 AM EST

Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Associated With Decreased Survival in Older Men

A common prostate cancer therapy should not be used in men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. Results appear in European Urology.
3-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Goodbye Drafty Backside, Hello “Model G” Patient Gown


A new Detroit design called "Model G" is rolling off the assembly line in the Motor City in 2015, made with a cotton-poplin blend for comfort, color-coded trim for ease of use and – most importantly – a closed backside that finally offers...
18-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Henry Ford Joins National Robotic Surgery Clinical Trial for Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer


Henry Ford Hospital has joined a national clinical trial to study the effectiveness of a newer robotic cancer surgery in treating patients with advanced-stage oropharyngeal cancer, a cancer that affects part of the throat, base of tongue, tonsils,...
27-Oct-2014 1:30 PM EDT

Henry Ford to Study Radiation Therapy Following Robotic Cancer Surgery


Henry Ford Hospital – in collaboration with the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and the National Cancer Institute – is seeking patients for a clinical trial to determine if it might be possible to lower the dose of radiation therapy commonly...
27-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Body Contouring After Bariatric Surgery Helps Obese Patients Keep the Weight Off

Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain “significantly greater” weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers.
13-Oct-2014 9:40 AM EDT

Stroke-Fighting Drug Offers Potential Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

The only drug currently approved for treatment of stroke’s crippling effects shows promise, when administered as a nasal spray, to help heal similar damage in less severe forms of traumatic brain injury.
7-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients


Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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