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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

New Marquette President Wants to Build Milwaukee’s Research Infrastructure

July 30 - In an interview with BizTimes, Marquette University’s new President Michael Lovell, PhD, said he wants to build Marquette’s research that generates intellectual property. He said he wants to help create a research infrastructure in Milwaukee that engages MCW, Children’s Hospital, MSOE, and UWM. Biz Times

TV Report Cites Max McGee Center, Children’s National Recognition for Diabetes

July 30 - A Fox-TV/Channel 6 report on the Slam Dunk for Diabetes basketball camp for children with diabetes notes that the Max McGee National Center for Juvenile Diabetes is located at MCW. Fox 6 Now

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of MCW in Whistleblower Case

July 29 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of MCW in a case that affirmed lower court rulings that Wisconsin’s whistleblower law only protects people who actually receive a salary from the institution they file a complaint against. WPR

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