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The Wisconsin Refresh and Retreat Stroke Camp is part of a national network of weekends – think summer camp – for people recovering from strokes and those who for care for them.
Propeller Health makes an add-on device for inhalers that communicates with a smartphone that records the use of routine preventative medicines and “rescue” medications intended to open constricted airways.
How some industrial pollutants or abnormal levels of cellular metabolites contribute to diverse human diseases is now more clearly understood, based on a new study from the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research.
HealthDecision, LLC, a 7-year old startup with deep roots at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has just released the fourth module in a series intended to help doctors and patients share decisions.
The Neurosciences ICU on the fourth floor of the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is normally a hushed and darkened spot. It’s kept that way for the comfort of patients, who have recently survived brain surgery, stroke or some manner of head trauma. But on a Thursday in May, there was an uncharacteristic party going in the employee break room. It was a celebration of health unit clerk Sharon Dickey’s 50th anniversary at the hospital.
After months of cold temperatures, cloudy days and snow, it’s no wonder that many of us think bears have the right idea during the winter.
After attending a Be the Match bone marrow donor registration event on campus last May, UW–Madison junior Cal Melberg knew his chances of ever being matched were slim. Then, in September, he got the call.