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Congo Ebola Outbreak: Health Care Providers Should Review Response Plans

With an Ebola outbreak underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo, experts say health care providers should review their Ebola response plans now to avoid repeating past mistakes.

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Scientists Capture the First cryo-EM Images of Cellular Target for Type 2 Diabetes in Action

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Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a key cellular receptor in action.

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New Way to Test Self-Driving Cars Could Cut 99.9 Percent of Validation Costs

Mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles they would need to log for consumers to consider them road-ready

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Bumblebee Populations Higher in Detroit Than in Some Less-Urbanized Areas; Vacant Lots Could Be a Factor

A new study of native bumblebee populations in southeastern Michigan cities found, surprisingly, that Detroit has more of the large-bodied bees than some surrounding, less urbanized locations.

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New Health Care Bill: U-M Experts Can Discuss

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Your Muscles Can 'Taste' Sugar

It's obvious that the taste buds on the tongue can detect sugar. And after a meal, beta cells in the pancreas sense rising blood glucose and release the hormone insulin—which helps the sugar enter cells, where it can be used by the body for energy.

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"We Have a Responsibility to Feed Children Food That Promotes Health,"--U of Michigan's Katherine Bauer

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Low-Income and Minority Students to Suffer Most Under Relaxed School Lunch Standards

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Adjusting Meds May Reduce Fall Risk in Older Adults

Simply adjusting the dose of an older adult's psychiatric medication could reduce their risk of falling, a new University of Michigan study suggests.

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For Many Women, Body Image and Sex Life May Suffer After Episiotomy

Women who have episiotomies after childbirth reported having poorer body image and less satisfying sex lives than women who tear and heal naturally.







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