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Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Madison, Wisconsin - When preschool teacher Beth Battista learned that Lyla Carreyn, a 5-year-old student at the same school, needed a kidney transplant, she said "I just knew I had to get tested." Just a few months later, on Feb. 22, Beth's kid...
2/23/2017 | Preschool Teacher Donates Kidney to Student

Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Madison, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher is honing in on a way to identify women at high risk of ovarian cancer recurrence, a common problem with the disease. Christina Kendziorski, principal investigator at the Ken...
2/21/2017 | Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

Madison, Wisconsin - A brief series of phone calls could be the key to keeping the pounds off long term. As most dieters know, regaining weight after losing it is very common. A new study found that a primarily telephone-based intervention ...
2/20/2017 | After Weight Loss, a Few Phone Calls Could Help Keep the Weight Off

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

Where you live has a major impact on your health. As that simple idea gains more traction in public-health research, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is now employing a novel tool to target disparities in diabetes care.&nbs...
2/17/2017 | UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

Research Suggests Focus on One Sport May Lead to Injuries in Youth Athletes

Research Suggests Focus on One Sport May Lead to Injuries in Youth Athletes

Madison, Wisconsin - For many young athletes, their parents and coaches, the notion that focusing an athlete’s efforts on a single sport will lead to more success seems intuitive.But new data from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine ...
2/15/2017 | Research Suggests Focus on One Sport May Lead to Injuries in Youth Athletes

UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

Madison, Wisconsin - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and GE Healthcare have awarded a $300,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) to identify risk factors for hamstring injury (HSI) in athl...
2/15/2017 | UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

 

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