UMMC neurologists harvest low-intensity electric field to fight brain cancer

UMMC neurologists harvest low-intensity electric field to fight brain cancer

Tiny electrical fields that help your cells communicate are being harvested at the University of Mississippi Medical Center to fight a type of brain cancer that primarily strikes adults.Dr. Mark Anderson, assistant professor of neurology...

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"Queen of GME" reduces hours, but not commitment

"Queen of GME" reduces hours, but not commitment

One patient who profoundly influenced Dr. Shirley Schlessinger's life is someone whose name she didn't learn and whose fate she doesn't know, but whose plight she'll never forget. That patient encounter decades ago thrust Schlessinger on the path...

Summer program serves up food for thought

Summer program serves up food for thought

Mary Katherine Kearce sat on the floor with her young students for the afternoon.“If you're a tightrope walker, what do you have to have?” the fourth-year medical student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, holding out her arms like a...

New addiction training collaboration benefits patients, psych residents

New addiction training collaboration benefits patients, psych residents

Over the past three years as a University of Mississippi Medical Center psychiatry resident, Dr. Chaz Richardson has seen a plethora of patients who cope with prescription or “street” drug addictions.“Addiction is one of those things in Mississippi...

New pediatric clinic: Simple solution to coordinate complex cases

New pediatric clinic: Simple solution to coordinate complex cases

Parents juggling multiple medical appointments for a child seeing several subspecialists get hit with needs of other family members, job demands and, for some, the challenges of making a lengthy trip to Jackson if home is hours away.Doctors have...


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Video: MSU, Southern Miss score with Batson Children’s Hospital patients

Video: MSU, Southern Miss score with Batson Children’s Hospital patients

Busloads of football players, cheerleaders and mascots traveled from Starkville and Hattiesburg to the state’s only children’s hospital to cheer on patients and their families. The Bulldogs and the Golden Eagles were in Jackson for alumni events Thursday night but wrapped the afternoon in maroon and white and black and gold and filled the hospital activity rooms with laughter as the athletes played cards and video games and sang karaoke with the kids.

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Photos: Coach Hugh Freeze visits Batson

Photos: Coach Hugh Freeze visits Batson

Batson Children’s Hospital patients packed activity rooms Wednesday to cheer on Ole Miss Coach Hugh Freeze. In town to support Friends of Children’s Hospital’s “Ice Cream with Friends” fundraiser this month at Sal & Mookie’s, the football coach...


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Ben Newman of Wesson wears an array of small electrical cells on his head for 18 hours of every day. They deliver a steady stream of low intensity electric fields that seem to slow or stop glioblastoma cancer cells from multiplying and may cause them to die.

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Busloads of football players, cheerleaders and mascots traveled from Starkville and Hattiesburg to the state’s only children’s hospital, Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, to cheer on patients and their families. The Mississippi State University Bulldogs and the The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles wrapped the afternoon in maroon and white and black and gold and filled the hospital activity rooms with laughter as the athletes played cards and video games and sang karaoke with the kids.

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What an amazing afternoon of special visitors for our patients today at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children! Mississippi State Football and Southern Miss Football stopped by to spend some time with patients and their families. #HailState and #SMTTT could be heard all over the hospital. We appreciate y'all taking some time to brighten up some awesome kids' day. Mississippi State University The University of Southern Mississippi

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RT @LAWoodwardMD: Thanks, Hollis, for my tour of @UMMCnews downtown Wellness Center today!

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RT @HailStateFB: Bulldogs catching some fish at @BlairEBatson

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Jack Powell of Gulfport gets a #SMTTT group of visitors during @SouthernMissFB's visit to @BlairEBatson today.

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.@BlairEBatson patient Colin Henderson of Brandon, a huge #HailState fan, gets a visit from Bully & @CoachDanMullen

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