TeleMIND brings specialty health care to rural clinic

TeleMIND brings specialty health care to rural clinic

Ruby Patton, better known as Miss Ruby to everyone in her Mississippi Delta community, began showing the symptoms that often come with aging.After a while, those moments of forgetfulness and confusion increased to a point that Miss Ruby's children...

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Newborn screening for heart defects becomes mandatory

Newborn screening for heart defects becomes mandatory

About nine of every 1,000 babies born each year have a congenital heart defect. Of those, about 25 percent have a critical congenital heart defect, which is the leading cause of infant deaths in the United States. To avoid severe symptoms,...

Fifty livers in two years: UMMC transplant program thriving

Fifty livers in two years: UMMC transplant program thriving

When Utica resident Dennis Mitchell received a new liver April 14 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, it greatly improved his chances of enjoying a normal life. It also marked a huge milestone for the Medical Center. Mitchell received...

Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn

Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn

A common symptom found in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - and one long believed to be a main hindrance to a child's development - actually could be a learning trigger. In a study published April 12 in the Journal of...

Center focuses on overlooked population

Center focuses on overlooked population

For the last several years, a group of researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center has pored over studies to determine the health risks facing minority males in the state. From a higher propensity for developing chronic kidney...


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Video: M1s pay tribute to those who allowed them to learn

Video: M1s pay tribute to those who allowed them to learn

Vocalis, the name of a muscle that controls the vocal cords, is also the name eight first-year medical students chose when they formed a singing group. It began when Gaylen Patterson and Claire Harkey discovered their mutual love of music as lab partners in Gross Anatomy, where students encounter their “first patients” – people who donated their bodies to medical science. It grew from there, as six other students joined them to perform a musical tribute to those donors and their families.

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Photos: Scientists - The Next Generation

Photos: Scientists - The Next Generation

Each year, the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences holds its Discovery U Day event at the Mississippi Children’s Museum, a program that encourages Mississippi’s youngest to see the “magic” behind science and hopefully pursue careers...


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When Utica resident Dennis Mitchell received a new liver on April 14, it marked a significant milestone for UMMC’s University Transplant – the 50th procedure since the liver transplant program was rejuvenated in March 2013. There’s plenty of room for the program to grow, but at the same time, still plenty of need for donated organs. Story: http://bit.ly/1JEgRkr

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An affiliation announced today between CVS's MinuteClinic and UMMC will allow the organizations to share patient information via secured electronic health record systems. This development allows for better communication between the clinics and UMMC on medical records detailing patient visits and medication histories in an effort to offer the patient the best health-care services.

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NASCAR driver Joey Gase Racing, driver of the Donate Life Mississippi car, visits with Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children patient and huge race fan Kyle Lewis. #DonateLife

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RT @DonateLifeMS: Thank you, Mississippi, for an OUTSTANDING #DonateLIFE Month! bit.ly/1bjrSsl

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RT @NewsMsTanner: At @UMMCnews for their Ceremony of Thanksgiving of Anatomical Donors

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.@CareInnovations, an @Intel & @GEHealthcare joint venture, announced an extended relationship with @UMMCTelehealth marketwatch.com/story/intel-ge…

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