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Dr. Kathleen Yaremchuk Recognized with Trailblazer Award

DETROIT – Kathleen Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, was announced as the 2020 Helen F. Krause, MD Trailblazer Award recipient by Women In Otolaryngology (WIO).The...
5-Aug-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Enzyme Could Prove Effective in Treating Tumors and Inflammatory Diseases in Lung

Findings from a research study, led by scientists at Henry Ford, suggest an enzyme could play an important role in the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases in the airway.
4-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Ted Parsons Named 2020-2021 President for The American Orthopaedic Association

DETROIT – Ted Parsons, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopedics at Henry Ford Health System, was named 2020-2021 president of The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) at the annual leadership virtual meeting held in June.First elected to the...
4-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Partnership Brings More Than 20,000 Onsite COVID-19 Tests to Senior Facilities, Other Vulnerable Populations in Detroit

A partnership among Altimetrik, a Southfield-based fast-growing global business transformation company, the 501(c)(3) Vattikuti Foundation, Henry Ford Health System and the City of Detroit has provided more than 20,000 onsite COVID-19 tests to...
22-Jul-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: High School Athletes Require Longer Recovery After Concussion

High school athletes sustaining a concussion require careful attention when determining return-to-sport (RTS) readiness. The purpose of this study was to determine epidemiological and RTS data of a large cohort of high school athletes who sustained...
20-Jul-2020 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Eye, The Brain & The Auto: Call for Research Abstracts from Healthcare and Automotive Experts

The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, the research arm of the Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology, is accepting abstracts for The Eye, The Brain & The Auto 9th World Research Congress on Health and Modern Mobility: Autonomous...
8-Jul-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Managing Pain After Sports Medicine Surgery

A Henry Ford Hospital study published in the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery has found that patients who underwent knee surgery and other types of sports medicine procedures could manage their pain without opioids or a minimal dosage....
17-Jun-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pulmonary Embolism and COVID-19

Researchers at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit say early diagnosis of a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs led to swifter treatment intervention in COVID-19 patients. In a new study published recently in the journal Radiology,...
2-Jun-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system to destroy cancer. The altered cells remain active for years after the treatment, acting as a...
18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System

Neurosurgeon Jason Schwalb, M.D., with help from the team at the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, implanted the first complete Deep Brain Stimulation system in Michigan for the treatment of Epilepsy.
28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck...
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

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Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer patient Laura Carey returned to work one week after beginning chemotherapy, but without a demoralizing side-effect indicative of this type of cancer treatment – hair loss. Carey is among the first breast cancer patients at the Henry...
29-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST

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Henry Ford Hospital Part of Research Group to Study Flint, MI Water System, Health Problems

1-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST

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Henry Ford Hospital Dermatology Expert Available for NEJM Study "Afamelanotide for Erythropoietic Protoporphria"

30-Jun-2015 10:05 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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