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Will the economy prompt greater use of generic drugs?

November 6, 2008

The expense of the daily dose of medicine is a bitter pill for many Americans. Yet, more than half of those taking prescription drugs are not taking advantage of an economical option: generic drugs.

Professor wins inaugural Schuster Prize

May 8, 2008

Timothy Kamp, a professor of medicine and physiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been awarded the inaugural Schuster Prize for excellence in advancing cardiovascular medicine at the school.

Wisconsin researchers describe how digits grow

March 11, 2008

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) are wagging a finger at currently held notions about the way digits are formed.

Study: Brain connections strengthen during waking hours, weaken during sleep

January 20, 2008

Most people know it from experience: After so many hours of being awake, your brain feels unable to absorb any more-and several hours of sleep will refresh it.

Exhibit chronicles 100 years of medical education at UW–Madison

November 14, 2007

For a school that began in an attic, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has done rather well during the last 100 years.

Homecoming to launch School of Medicine and Public Health centennial

October 17, 2007

The formal campus celebration of the School of Medicine and Public Health’s centennial will begin during the Homecoming football game between Wisconsin and Indiana. A special on-field ceremony will introduce the centennial to those in the stadium.

Hormone-driven effects on eating, stress mediated by same brain region

September 25, 2007

A hormone system linked to reducing food consumption appears to do so by increasing stress-related behaviors, according to a new study.