University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Medical Xpress)—A single combination pill could reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke in Latin Americans by up to 21 percent at a cost of about $35 per quality adjusted life year gained, according to a study led by ...
Cardiology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The mortality rate for black and white infants in Dane County was just about equal from 2004 until 2007. However, black infant deaths rose from 2008 to 2010 while the mortality rate for white babies remained ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At just 28 percent, the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer is much lower than in other cancer cases. And, the disease can easily go unnoticed, making it difficult ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Weekly telephone contact with a nurse substantially reduced hospital re-admissions for high-risk patients, according to results of a University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health study.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The majority of health care takes place not in hospitals and clinics overseen by medical professionals, but in the home.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In efforts to understand what influences life span, cancer and aging, scientists are building roadmaps to navigate and learn about cells at the molecular level.
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by UW–Madison neuroscientists.
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
High levels of family stress in infancy are linked to differences in everyday brain function and anxiety in teenage girls, according to new results of a long-running population study by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists.
Neuroscience Nov 11, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
For the first time, Wisconsin researchers have taken skin from patients and, using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology, turned them into a laboratory model for an inherited type of macular degeneration.
Genetics Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that a blood marker is linked to pancreatic cancer, according to a study published today by scientists at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center and Mayo Clinic.
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As she was watching the first presidential debate, psychology Professor Paula Niedenthal couldn't help but notice something odd about Barack Obama's smile.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 23, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Decreased activity of a group of genes may explain why in young children the "fear center" of the anxious brain can't learn to distinguish real threats from the imaginary, according to a new University of Wisconsin study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Each year, more and more pieces of the human genome puzzle fall into place, but large holes still remain. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison hope to fill in many more pieces ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pacifiers may stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during infancy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |