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Beaumont first in U.S. to offer new system to ‘test drive’ bowel and bladder incontinence therapy

Dianne Bachman, 71, of Macomb, has had an overactive bladder and urge incontinence for more than two years. This condition hindered her once-active lifestyle. She was among the first in the nation to benefit from the new Verify Evaluation System at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Sept. 17.

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Beaumont installs hand hygiene stations

Mom always told you to wash your hands. She was right. Poor hand hygiene is the most frequent contributing factor in the spread of hospital-acquired infections, leading to 90,000 deaths annually and a $5 billion cost to the U.S. economy. To combat the spread of infections, Beaumont Hospitals is one of the first area hospitals installing a

Commerce Township approves site plan for Beaumont medical center

Beaumont Hospital has received site plan approval from the Commerce Township Planning Commission for the development of a medical center on 35 acres located on Maple Road between M-5 and Welch Road. The $70-million project, at approximately 159,000 square feet, will include a freestanding emergency center, physician offices, rehabilitation

Link between hole in heart and migraines

Researchers from Neurology and Cardiovascular Medicine at Beaumont Hospital are recruiting 14 volunteers to study if patching a hole in one's heart reduces the number of migraine headaches better than medication. The hole in the heart, called a patent foramen ovale, normally closes at or shortly after birth. When it doesn't, blood leaks from

Beaumont researchers studying treatments for irregular heartbeat

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is one of just 20 centers nationwide enrolling volunteers in a research clinical trial to compare a new, catheter-based treatment to standard drug therapy when treating an irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation. During atrial fibrillation, the heart's two small upper chambers quiver instead of beating

Successful Saturday education series for teens expands

Thanks to a partnership between Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland Schools, the successful Beaumont Saturday Series returns this fall with expanded course offerings for teens interested in learning more about careers in health care. High school sophomores, juniors and seniors will have a hands-on opportunity to learn about emerging technologies in