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Detroit-Designed “Model G” Has Patients Covered at Henry Ford Hospital

Model G™ – the new Detroit-designed hospital gown that finally closes the drafty, embarrassing backside – has moved from creative concept to the patient’s bedside, with more than 35,000 gowns rolling out this month throughout Henry Ford...
16-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

2nd Tommy John Surgery Linked to Performance Decline, Shortened Career

Major League Baseball pitchers who underwent a second Tommy John surgery saw their performance decline and their career shortened, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
20-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Research into Brain’s Ability to Heal Itself Offers Hope for Novel Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Innovative angles of attack in research that focus on how the human brain protects and repairs itself will help develop treatments for one of the most common, costly, deadly and scientifically frustrating medical conditions worldwide: traumatic...
23-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Erectile Dysfunction Drug Relieves Nerve Damage in Diabetic Mice

New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital found that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful and potentially life-threatening nerve damage in men with long-term diabetes.
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Study: Advocacy, Race Affect Flu Vaccination Rates


A doctor’s recommendation and a patient’s race may influence flu vaccination rates, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Researchers found that 90 percent of patients received vaccination if their physician advocated...
18-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Breastfeeding, Other Factors Help Shape Immune System Early in Life

Henry Ford Hospital researchers say that breastfeeding and other factors influence a baby’s immune system development and susceptibility to allergies and asthma by what’s in their gut.
17-Feb-2015 11:30 AM EST

Henry Ford Hospital Urologists Perform Microsurgery for Fertility in “Sterile” Men

A microsurgical technique credited with revolutionizing treatment of men once thought to be infertile was recently performed Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, a first for southeast Michigan.
16-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

First-in Man: Tumor Suctioned From Vein of Cancer Patient to Allow Minimally Invasive Kidney Surgery

Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital successfully suctioned a cancerous tumor from a major vein in a patient with metastatic kidney cancer, clearing the way for him to undergo a minimally-invasive kidney removal. This allowed him to participate in a...
11-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

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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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