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Study Finds Dexamethasone More Effective than Prednisone for Childhood Asthma Treatment

Dr. Grant Keeney (Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine) authored a study published in Pediatrics that found that dexamethasone may be more effective in treating asthma in children than prednisone. The study found that dexamethasone might lead to fewer side effects like vomiting. Also, children also require only one or two doses of dexamethasone, compared to five days of prednisone.

http://www.dailyrx.com/dexamethasone-asthma-attacks-may-be-alternative-prednisone

dailyRx News, February 12, 2014
 

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Dr. DeYoe to Mentor Marquette Psychologist for Study on How Autism Affects the Brain

Sept. 18 - Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, PhD, a Marquette University psychology faculty member, has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin. Biz Times

Pioneer in Spirituality and Health Care to Deliver Medical Humanities Lecture

Sept. 17 - Christina Puchalksi, MD, MS, a pioneer in spirituality and health care, will be the featured speaker at MCW’s ninth annual Medical Humanities Lecture on September 18th. Dr. Puchalski is a faculty member at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. Wauwatosa Now

MCW Medical Student Win’s Briggs & Al’s Run; Event Raises $1 Million for Children’s

Sept. 17 - Connor Callahan, an MCW M-2 student, was the male winner of the 37th Briggs and Al’s Run and Walk for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The event drew 17,000 participants and raised more than $1 million for Children’s. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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