Medical

Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Underage Drinking in NE the Subject of Collaborative Report

UNMC in  partnership with Project Extra Mile, co-authored a report on underage drinking in Nebraska.  Data was collected from a variety of sources. 

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed August 7, 2013

UNMC Participating in National Study Using Stem Cells to Treat Stroke

UNMC’s stroke center is one of 11 centers that is part of a novel national study that will use adult stem cells to treat stroke patients.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Fri July 19, 2013

NIH Funds 3D X-Ray Microscope at Creighton

The Osteoporosis Research Center at Alegent Creighton University Medical Center will be the home of a new state-of-the-art high resolution 3D X-ray microscope.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Fri July 12, 2013

University of Nebraska Joins Big 10 Cancer Consortium

All of the cancer centers in the Big 10 are joining forces to create the Big 10 Cancer Research Consortium.

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Health/Medical
3:00 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

VNA Head to Toe Home Safety Event

One in three elderly people will experience a fall.  And most of these falls will take place in the home.

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Health/Medical
1:03 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

VA study finds less costly treatments are as effective for rheumatoid arthritis patients

A new study led by the VA of Nebraska-western Iowa found that more expensive drug therapies for rheumatoid arthritis don’t necessarily work better than generic ones.

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Health/Medical
1:43 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

UNMC's new College of Pharmacy to open in 2015

A rendering of the Lozier Center for Pharmacy Sciences and Education and Center for Drug Discovery.
Credit UNMC

UNMC is building a new College of Pharmacy.

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Health/Medical
2:13 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

VA Research Week: 155 studies ongoing at Omaha VA Medical Center

Credit VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa

The VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa received $10 million in grants last year for research in to treatment for diabetes, battlefield injuries, and more.

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Health/Medical
2:36 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

No evidence of misconduct found in study involving UNMC researchers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center has found no evidence of research misconduct after questions were raised about data integrity in an academic article.

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Government
6:21 am
Sat March 30, 2013

IA Governor approves mental health funding plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law a bill that would give some counties a share of $11.6 million to continue treatment of mental health patients as the state transitions to a regional system.

The General Assembly approved the bill, which aids 26 of the 32 counties seeking extra funding to get them through this fiscal year.

Branstad signed the measure Thursday, though he had earlier voiced support for $3.8 million, a figure recommended by the Department of Human Services.

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