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Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak among first to offer alternative to
blood-thinning medications for atrial fibrillation

Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak have performed the Midwest’s first implant of a device recently approved by the FDA for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure implant is an alternative to long-term use of blood-thinning warfarin medication to reduce the risk of stroke.

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Two Beaumont kidney transplant recipients: One year later

You never know who will step forward in times of need. For Nancy Noble, 48, of Berkley, it was her brother’s girlfriend and for Sid Thomas, 75, of Royal Oak, it was a member of his church. Despite Nancy’s medications and Sid’s dialysis, both were losing their battles with kidney disease.

NIH Study: Progesterone offers no significant benefit in treating traumatic brain injuries

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak participated in a national study evaluating the effectiveness of the hormone progesterone to treat traumatic brain injuries. Results from the four-year study concluded that progesterone provides no significant benefits to patients with TBIs.

Sibling surgeons combine expertise to restore local man’s quality of life and appearance

“I was always the last to smell anything,” said Coyle, 60, a part-time parking enforcement officer for the city of Royal Oak whose infected nasal cavity and near perforated septum brought him to Beaumont, Royal Oak’s Emergency Center last August. Two Beaumont physicians restored his quality of life with two successful procedures.

Jim Riehl donates new car to Beaumont Driver Rehabilitation Program

Learning how to drive with a disability can be a challenging and overwhelming process. Beaumont’s Driver Rehabilitation program helps relieve some anxiety and physical barriers associated with getting back behind the wheel.

Beaumont Health System hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Pregnancy and new parenthood are exciting times in the lives of new or expecting parents. It’s also a time when they have lots of questions and are seeking information about what’s in store for them during the delivery of their baby and afterwards.

Beaumont opens Weight Control Program and Fitness Center in St. Clair Shores

Eastside residents of Metro Detroit have more weight loss and fitness options now that Beaumont Health System has opened a new Beaumont Weight Control Center and Fitness Center in St. Clair Shores. Both centers are located at the Beaumont Medical Center, St. Clair Shores on 25631 Little Mack Avenue.

Beaumont’s Nancy and James Grosfeld Cancer Genetics Center hosts ‘Decoding Annie Parker,’ an April 22 film screening and discussion

Join Beaumont’s Cancer Clinical Trials Office and Genetics team for a film screening and discussion with Anne Parker, Wednesday, April 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Administration Building Auditorium, 3711 W. 13 Mile Road.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak among first to offer alternative to blood-thinning medications for atrial fibrillation

Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak have performed the Midwest’s first implant of a device recently approved by the FDA for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure implant is an alternative to long-term use of blood-thinning warfarin medication to reduce the risk of stroke.

Beaumont seeks participants for NIH stroke prevention study

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is now enrolling patients in a major, North American stroke prevention study. Researchers will compare intensive medical management to carotid endarterectomy, a common operation to prevent stroke, and to carotid artery stenting.

OUWB School of Medicine students celebrate school’s first Match Day

On the brink of finishing four years of rigorous medical education, students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s charter class gathered to find out where they will embark on the next phase of their medical training.