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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

Effects of Brain Surgery for Epilepsy Sustained for More than 15 Years

Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians.
3-Feb-2015 9:30 AM EST

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

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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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