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Robot-Assisted Surgery for Prostate Cancer Controls the Disease for 10 Years

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
16-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Antibiotic Therapy Reduces Mortality by 68 Percent in Hemodialysis Patients

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An antibiotic therapy known to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients has been shown for the first time to reduce mortality, according to a Henry Ford Health System study.
2-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Henry Ford Seeks Tinnitus Patients for Vagal Nerve Stimulation Clinical Trial

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Henry Ford Health System, in collaboration with Wayne State University, is one of four sites worldwide involved in a clinical trial that will test a device that uses nervous system stimuli to rewire parts of the brain, in hopes of significantly...
24-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Henry Ford Launches Clinical Trial for Tinnitus Caused by Trauma, Infection

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Henry Ford Health System has launched a clinical trial to investigate a new drug for the treatment of tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that affects more than 600 million people worldwide.
24-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Yoga Exercise Program Tailored for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

A first-of-its-kind yoga exercise program has been developed by Henry Ford Hospital for patients living with pulmonary hypertension, a chronic lung disease that afflicts women at least two times more than men. Called Yoga for PH, the 40-minute...
18-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Most Emergency Department ‘Super-Frequent Users’ Have a Substance Abuse Addiction

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A vast majority of so-called “super-frequent user” patients who seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) have a substance abuse addiction, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. A patient is considered a super-frequent user who visits...
15-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Report: Ongoing Quest to Silence Tinnitus

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Tinnitus affects roughly 50 million people and is now the No. 1 disability among our men and women in uniform, costing the U.S. about $1.7 billion a year to treat. But even with these staggering numbers, there's still no know cure for tinnitus....
15-May-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Neurosurgery Chair Appointed at Henry Ford Hospital

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Following a national search, nationally renowned neurosurgeon Steven N. Kalkanis, M.D., has been appointed Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Henry Ford Hospital.
13-May-2014 2:00 PM 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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