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UW–Madison School of Nursing researchers set out to get hospital patients on their feet and walking — movement that could drastically change the shape in which they leave the hospital. They found success in a 13-week pilot study with the help of nurses in a unit at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.
Shawn Michels, a UW–Madison student and diabetic, has invented an add-on to conventional insulin pens that allows users to make their injections with one hand.
The BSN@Home program is an online bachelor’s degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for busy registered nurses.
Success will take years, but if the noninvasive screening test works, it could aid in early detection of a cancer that kills about 26,000 American men every year.
The study reinforces growing evidence that collagen, which forms fibrous networks in skin, tendons and muscles, is intimately involved in several cancers.
UW-Madison recommends meningitis B vaccination for undergraduates; free immunizations available beginning Oct. 20
The recommendation comes in response to two confirmed cases in students last week. Both students are currently recovering.
Two UW–Madison students were hospitalized with meningococcal disease this week, with one case being identified as serogroup B. Both students are currently recovering.
Sociology Professor Douglas Maynard has received many honors in his career but until recently, they never came with a sword.
The week-long “research boot camp” is for investigators, particularly from underrepresented communities, doing research on health disparities and health equity.
BluDiagnostics co-founder Katie Brenner says the idea came directly from her own difficulty with conception.
Insurance plans that include only a subset of all hospitals and physicians in a geographic area can be tools for improving health care and controlling costs, La Follette School of Public Affairs Professor David Weimer and two co-authors suggest in an essay published in June in the Journal of the American Medical Association.