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March 07, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Gout has roughly tripled since the late 1970s, with about 8 million Americans now suffering from the disease.

March 01, 2011 Faculty in the Media

A new study says that early adolescence is the time that patients with congenital heart disease should start preparing for the move from pediatric to adult medical care.

February 27, 2011 Featured News

The bar has been set high for Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., who became chair of the Department of Surgery in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences in December 2010.

February 27, 2011 Featured News

During medical school, the majority of students’ curriculum is centered around the biomedical sciences and how to relieve a patient’s physical pain.

But little attention is paid in the clinical years to relieving a patient’s spiritual distress.

February 27, 2011 Press Release

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a one year, $300,000 contract from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DCVAMC) to provide five training modules in spiritual care to interdisciplinary health care providers.

February 27, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Ted Rothstein, M.D., associate professor of Neurology in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says a new study linking music with the release of large amounts of dopamine helps explain why people find listening to their favorite music a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

February 27, 2011 Faculty in the Media

Oral appliances sold over the Internet are being marketed as cures for sleep apnea.

February 24, 2011 Press Release

More formal study is needed of rescue efforts by international response teams after earthquakes in order to improve search and recovery efforts, according to a report by Anthony Macintyre, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The report was published online by Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, an American Medical Association journal.