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Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Waunakee's Erin MacMillan has lived with epilepsy for 32 of her 37 years, and each of the five medications she's taken presented serious side effects. "I work as a nurse and the side effects make it difficult to do my job," she says, and then pr...
6/28/2016 | Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Monkey Study Shows Zika Infection Prolonged in Pregnancy

Monkey Study Shows Zika Infection Prolonged in Pregnancy

A vacuum tube holds a blood-fed strain of Aedes aegypti - the mosquito that carries the Zika virus - in place under a microscope in a research lab insectary in the Hanson Biomedical Sciences Building at UW-Madison. University of Wisconsin–...
6/28/2016 | Monkey Study Shows Zika Infection Prolonged in Pregnancy

Statement Regarding Cologuard

Statement Regarding Cologuard

Madison, Wisconsin - A story in today’s Wisconsin State Journal may have created confusion around UW Health’s position on the use of the colorectal cancer screening test, Cologuard. While it is true Cologuard is not currently in...
6/28/2016 | Statement Regarding Cologuard

Alcohol and Drug Screening by Paraprofessionals Reduces Medicaid Costs

Alcohol and Drug Screening by Paraprofessionals Reduces Medicaid Costs

Madison, Wisconsin - Using cost-effective health educators rather than physicians and nurses to screen and coach Medicaid patients on alcohol and other drug use could save states hundreds of millions of dollars a year, according to a study by the Pop...
6/27/2016 | Alcohol and Drug Screening by Paraprofessionals Reduces Medicaid Costs

Call for Applications: 2017 Lily's Fund Fellowship

Call for Applications: 2017 Lily

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, through the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies, announces a call for applications for the 2017 Lily’s Fund Fellowship to s...
6/27/2016 | Call for Applications: 2017 Lily's Fund Fellowship

Study Finds Restricting Certain Amino Acids Improves Metabolic Health

Study Finds Restricting Certain Amino Acids Improves Metabolic Health

Madison, Wisconsin - Humans and mice seem to agree: not only do low-protein diets show significant health benefits, but protein quality matters as much as amount.           That is among the conc...
6/23/2016 | Study Finds Restricting Certain Amino Acids Improves Metabolic Health

 

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