Health

Health & Science
5:19 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Oconomowoc Hospital Leads in Treating Severe OCD with Expanded Center

Dr. Brad Riemann is a leading expert in anxiety disorders and the clinical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital's OCD Center.
Credit Rogers Memorial Hospital

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. Brad Riemann, clinical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital's OCD Center.

A Wisconsin hospital has opened a new, expanded residential center to treat some of the world's most severe cases of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Read more
Health & Science
5:36 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Are You Obese Because Grandma Starved? Milwaukee Researcher Says It's Possible

Epigenetics explained: "Three generations at once are exposed to the same environmental conditions (diet, toxins, hormones, etc.). In order to provide a convincing case for epigenetic inheritance, an epigenetic change must be observed in the 4th generation."
Credit University of Utah Health Services

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Rob Lane, an expert in epigenetics.

We all know our inherited DNA shapes us, but a Milwaukee researcher says how our parents - and even our grandparents - lived could also affect our genes.

Read more
Health & Science
7:51 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Milwaukee Researcher: New Test Diagnoses Deadly Sepsis 10 Times Faster

New tests are helping doctors prescribe the right antibiotics to treat sepsis.
Credit Photos.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Nate Ledeboer about sepsis.

A Milwaukee researcher says new testing for an often fatal blood infection can diagnose the issue and find the right treatment days faster than the previous method.

Read more
Health & Science
5:22 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Milwaukee Researcher Finds Multiple Genes at Play in Childhood Disorder

New research reveals many genes are behind the childhood apraxia.
Credit Photos.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Liz Worthey, director of genome informatics for the genome medicine clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

A study by a Milwaukee researcher has identified additional genes related to a complex speech disorder affecting children, but the work could lead to a better overall understanding of defects in the human genome.

Read more
Health & Science
11:29 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Journal Sentinel Investigation: Delays in Newborn Screenings Can Have Deadly Consequences

An investigative series by the Journal Sentinel finds many newborn screening results are delayed with potentially deadly consequences.
Credit "G" jewels g is for Grandma/flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews lead investigative reporter for the Journal Sentinel Ellen Gabler.

It's been routine for years in this country that newborn babies are screened for a variety of diseases and conditions shortly after they're born.

Read more

Pages