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Minor Electric Shocks Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

An article in Medical Daily highlights a research study conducted by Dr. B. Tucker Woodson (Otolaryngology and Communications Sciences) who grafted tiny probes to the tongues and lung nerves of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. When sleep apnea occurs, the probes send a minor electric shock opening airways without waking the patient.

http://www.medicaldaily.com/shock-away-your-sleep-apnea-tiny-electric-pulses-tongue-prevent-blocked-airways-255655

Medical Daily, September 5, 2013

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MCW In the News

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report

Violence Prevention Initiative Featured on WUWM-FM

Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM

Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV

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