Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Dr. Robert Wortmann (Medicine – Rheumatology) provides expert comment to an article in the Business Mirror on gout. Dr. Wortmann advises that gout sufferers should avoid high-purine foods that contribute to higher levels of uric acid.
Business Mirror, March 28, 2014
July 22 - In July, Paralyzed Veterans of America hosted an adaptive handcycling clinic for disabled veterans at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Dr. Kenneth Lee created the clinic two years ago to help veterans who are unable to ride a two-wheeled bike because of spinal cord injury, spinal cord disease, or other disability. PVA
July 22 - Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment to Inside Science on a USC study that found that common ear infection drugs trigger bacteria to build defenses. Dr. Kerschner noted that most ear infections, including bacterial infections, get better based on the body’s immune system. Inside Science
July 22 - In a presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Dr. Maren Lunoe reported that jet-injected lidocaine is superior to vapocoolant spray in reducing venipuncture pain in children under seven years of age. The Oncology Report