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For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
Imagine a place where doctors can tell patients in advance if cancer treatment will work for them, without going through an entire course of chemotherapy.
Students tend to fret when they are "invited" to the principal's office, and last April Tayler Nelson was no exception.
NIATx, a learning collaborative based at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS) are teaming up in New Orleans, June 19-22, for their fifth annual joint conference.
A five-year, $9.5 million grant has been awarded to a collaborative research program led by the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The expression of illness in the digital age, and the impact of patient language on health information systems, will be explored by Catherine Arnott…
When patients come home from the hospital after major surgery or a transplant, they often are not well enough to care for themselves, and more importantly, have complex medical needs that need to be monitored by others.
The perspectives and experiences of a leader in health care technology research will be the focus of WARF's Gilson Discovery Series event to be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Fluno Center, 601 University Ave.
Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment. But for immigrants and other "medically underserved communities," simply handing out a brochure on early detection - even if it's been translated into the appropriate language - may not work.