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Goodbye Drafty Backside, Hello “Model G” Patient Gown

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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

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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

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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

New App Rx: Game Teaches Kids Healthy Eating, Physical Activity

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It's not always easy for young kids to understand the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, or why they should turn off the TV and instead go play. A new app from is hoping to change that by using fun games and activities to teach kids about...
6-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Study: Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency in Thyroidectomy Patients

A new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds widespread vitamin D deficiency among patients who undergo a thyroidectomy, potentially putting them at greater risk for developing dangerously low blood calcium levels after...
25-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Study: Pain Keeps Surgery Patients Awake, Extends Hospital Stay

Pain can make it difficult for some patients to get a good night’s rest while recovering in the hospital following certain surgical procedures, often resulting in longer hospital stays, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
24-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients

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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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