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Late-Onset Asthma Linked to Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

Late-Onset Asthma Linked to Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

Madison, Wisconsin - People who develop asthma as adults (late-onset asthma) may also be at greater risk of developing heart disease and having a stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal ...
8/25/2016 | Late-Onset Asthma Linked to Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

Governor Walker Helps Celebrate Latest Project SEARCH Graduates

Governor Walker Helps Celebrate Latest Project SEARCH Graduates

Madison, Wisconsin - Governor Scott Walker visited University Hospital recently to take part in the graduation ceremony for the latest class of UW Health Project SEARCH employees. The ceremony honored 11 young people with disabilities who comple...
8/24/2016 | Governor Walker Helps Celebrate Latest Project SEARCH Graduates

UW Health Employees Volunteer for United Way's Days of Caring

UW Health Employees Volunteer for United Way

During United Way's Days of Caring, UW Health faculty and staff had the opportunity to volunteer and see first-hand the ways in which United Way is making an impact in our communities. UW Health had 100 volunteers at 29 projects, all over Dane C...
8/24/2016 | UW Health Employees Volunteer for United Way's Days of Caring

Wisconsin and Michigan Challenge Each Other for Childhood Cancer Research

Wisconsin and Michigan Challenge Each Other for Childhood Cancer Research

Madison, Wisconsin - The rivalry between the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan just heated up--off the playing field.     Wisconsin and Michigan have challenged each other to see which can raise the most ...
8/24/2016 | Wisconsin and Michigan Challenge Each Other for Childhood Cancer Research

New Study: Women with Dense Breasts Need More Frequent Screening

New Study: Women with Dense Breasts Need More Frequent Screening

One size doesn’t fit all women in clothing, and neither should all women have mammograms on the same schedule, a new national study concludes. A large computer modeling study led by Dr. Amy Trentham-Dietz of the University of Wisconsin Car...
8/22/2016 | New Study: Women with Dense Breasts Need More Frequent Screening

UW Research Team Identifies Mechanism Driving Leukemia Development

UW Research Team Identifies Mechanism Driving Leukemia Development

Madison, Wisconsin - In another step toward unraveling the causes of serious blood disorders, a UW-Madison research team has identified how a genetic network in certain blood cells can be disrupted and go on to promote the development of certain form...
8/18/2016 | UW Research Team Identifies Mechanism Driving Leukemia Development

 

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