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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


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

Professional Recommendations Against Routine Prostate Cancer Screening Have Little Effect

The effect of guidelines recommending that elderly men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer “has been minimal at best,” according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
18-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Vitiligo Treatment Holds Promise for Restoring Skin Pigmentation

A treatment regimen is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. “Our findings offer patients with vitiligo worldwide a renewed hope for a bright future in the treatment...
15-Sep-2014 5:30 PM EDT

New Targeted Radiosurgery Technology Provides Highly Accurate Treatment, Greater Patient Comfort


A new stereotactic radiosurgery system provides the same or a higher level of accuracy in targeting cancer tumors – but offers greater comfort to patients and the ability to treat multiple tumors at once – when compared to other radiation...
16-Sep-2014 9:30 AM 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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