News Stories

8/16/2019

Preventing Back-to-School Asthma Attacks

Back-to-school season is a risky time for students with asthma. Allergens in the air and germs in the classroom can irritate airways and cause asthma attacks.
8/13/2019

New Operating Table Helps Swimmer Return to the Fast Lane

Thanks to a new procedure, which involves an innovative surgical table, patients can now avoid the painful complications that often accompany traditional arthroscopic hip surgeries.
8/6/2019

Knee Replacement Returns Angler to the Water

The number of knee replacements performed every year is expected to climb to between 2 and 3 million over the next decade. Meanwhile, improvements in technology and clinical practices mean recovery times are decreasing.
8/1/2019

MedPrep Helps Students Pursue Dreams of Becoming Doctors

MedPrep helps individuals explore careers in health care and guide those interested in medical school through the application process.
7/30/2019

Strong Bonds Help Missouri Teen Recover From Serious Truck Crash

After a car accident fractured Ellis Cordray's spine, surgeons used rods and screws to stabilize his broken back. They coated the hardware with NanoFUSE, a recently FDA-approved biologic agent.
7/17/2019

TACO Method Offers Rapid Cooling During Heat Stroke

Too much heat can quickly become dangerous – and potentially fatal. Between 1999 and 2010, there were more than 8,000 heat-related deaths reported in the U.S. An emergency medicine physician at University of Missouri Health Care demonstrates a quick cooling method that could save a life. It's called the TACO method, which stands for tarp assisted cooling with oscillation.
7/12/2019

Siemens Healthineers, University of Missouri System and University of Missouri Health Care announce formation of new strategic alliance

Siemens Healthineers and the University of Missouri System (UM System), including all four universities, and University of Missouri Health Care (MU Health Care), have established the Alliance for Precision Health that will leverage their joint expertise to transform health care delivery, promote education in the fields of technology and engineering and develop groundbreaking research initiatives.
7/11/2019

Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort in Time of Need

Studies have shown pet therapy in hospitals reduces blood pressure, lowers pain perception and improves patient experience scores in children and adults. At University of Missouri Health Care, a team of 18 therapy dogs regularly provide comfort and emotional support to patients.
6/26/2019

Innovative Esophageal Cancer Surgery Ensures Hannibal Man More Celebrations

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6/6/2019

Innovative Eye Surgery Allows Hallsville Boy to Swing Away

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