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Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies

Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies Premature babies face a number of potential health threats after they are born. But how can hospitals predict when complications might become dangerous? And are these signs of problems — such as cerebral palsy, autism and developmental delays — that might appear later in life?…
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New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s

New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s At nine years old, Sofia Dahlberg is a typical vivacious and active kid. When not playing volleyball or tennis, she’s honing her acting skills, most recently as Miss Hannigan in her school’s performance of Annie. But because of an abnormal heart rhythm (cardiac arrhythmia) diagnosed at age…
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Domo arigato, hospital roboto!

Domo arigato, hospital roboto! Seton, Diligent Droids, UT join forces to research hospital robot applications “I’m here at Ascension Seton Medical Center to show you some of the ways I can be a part of the patient care team,” said Poli, the hospital assistant robot prototype, to an amused crowd of clinicians on the…
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New clinical partnership fights breast cancer

New clinical partnership fights breast cancer Seton, UT join forces  using advanced imaging methods to combat deadly disease Thomas Yankeelov, MD In partnership with Ascension Seton, Texas Oncology and Austin Radiological Association, The University of Texas at Austin has embarked on a two-year clinical study to test advanced imaging methods that could provide…
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Ascension Seton Awarded “Most Wired” Certification

Ascension Seton Awarded “Most Wired” Certification Ascension Seton in Austin, Texas, was named as one of Hospitals & Health Magazine’s Most Wired hospitals in its 2016 national list. The annual survey measures and recognize adoption of information technology within US hospitals and health systems for operational, financial and clinical performance. Resolving a Technological Award…
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Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations

Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations Ascension Seton draws upon employees, UT students to shape medical innovations Local medical device company licenses three Ascension Seton health care inventions Ascension Seton has successfully licensed three patent-pending technologies to Austin-based Medical Innovation Labs (MIL), which will refine the prototypes and develop them into commercial products. The…
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Ascension Seton researcher develops breakthrough antidote drug

Ascension Seton researcher develops breakthrough antidote drug Investigational drug could save lives of patients with life-threatening bleeding from popular blood thinners An Ascension Seton researcher has helped develop an investigational new drug that works as an antidote to the most popular new class of blood thinners – and, if approved, could be a…
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Ascension Seton Heart Doctors Use Breakthrough Implant

Ascension Seton Heart Doctors Use Breakthrough Implant Heart doctors say newly approved device is a major advance in treating blocked arteries Ascension Seton Heart Institute, part of Ascension, are first in Central Texas to implant two newly FDA-approved dissolving stents in a 48-year-old Austin man. The naturally dissolving heart stent is a…
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Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100

Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100 Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100 New brain study debunks myth You may have heard that you only use 10 percent of your brain. But Robert Buchanan, MD, chief of neurosurgery at Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute says you actually use…
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