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Article ID: 696220

Waking Up Is Hard to Do: Reversing Deep Unconsciousness

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Michigan Medicine researchers discover that stimulating the prefrontal cortex results in wake-like behavior in anesthetized rats.

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Article ID: 696392

Risks, Outcomes Differ Depending on Breast Reconstructive Surgery Type

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

In a new study of breast cancer patients who had breast reconstruction, researchers examine complications across the different types of surgeries. For many women facing treatment for breast cancer, breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a quality of life issue. It is linked with feeling more feminine, or “whole again” after surgery.

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Researchers Use Gene Silencing to Alleviate Common Ataxia

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

In what researchers are calling a game changer for future ataxia treatments, a new study showed the ability to turn down the disease progression of the most common dominantly inherited ataxia, Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3), also known as Machado-Joseph disease. A single gene mutation causes this neurodegenerative disease, making it an ideal target for researchers.

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How the Brain Plays a Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study from researchers at Michigan Medicine explores links between chronic joint inflammation and cognitive impairment.

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Heading to the amusement park? 1 in 5 parents did not talk about what to do if kids got lost

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Parents varied in their views about reporting unsafe ride operator behavior, with 9 in 10 saying they would definitely report suspicions that the operator was drunk or on drugs.

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Researchers pinpoint new subtype of prostate cancer

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7 percent of patients with advanced disease. This subset of tumors were responsive to immunotherapy treatment.

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Video consultations increase liver disease survival

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

For patients who live in rural areas, driving to see a specialist in a large city or at a university hospital can be challenging, if not impossible. But providing their physicians with virtual access to specialists can be lifesaving to liver disease patients.

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Front-Line Medical Providers Say Michigan’s Medicaid Expansion Helped Patients’ Health and Ability to Work

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Extending medical insurance to low-income Michigan residents meant they had better access to health care, earlier detection of serious illnesses, better care for existing health problems and improved ability to work, attend school and live independently, according to a newly published survey of primary care providers.

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Probing Why Cancer Outcomes Are Worse for Minority Kids

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New research will focus on finding better treatments for minority children with high-risk cancer malignancies — a group whose outcomes and survival rates are worse than other pediatric patients.

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Mom’s Voice May Help Babies Sleep Better in the NICU

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

When they were played recordings of their mothers reading children’s books, babies in the NICU slept better and woke up less often, according to a new abstract presented at this week’s annual meeting for Sleep Medicine hosted by the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

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