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The Laws of Attraction: Pheromones Don’t Lie, Research in Fruit Flies Shows

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For the first time, scientists have shown that a female fruit fly’s pheromone signals can actually tell males how much energy her body has invested in egg production versus in storing away energy for her own survival. And it’s a signal that she...
17-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiac ICU Patient Composition Is Changing Over Time

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A new University of Michigan study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as sepsis or renal failure, rather than for a heart condition.
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment

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A history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a University of Michigan study. Researchers say it’s a serious reminder about the importance of smoking cessation,...
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Opioids Overused in Migraine Treatment, Regardless of Race

African-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices. Instead, researchers report a different finding that...
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Eyes

A solar eclipse will offer a rare — although brief — sight to millions. Is it OK to take a peek? Not without eye protection.
16-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Decision-Making Habits Influence the Breast Cancer Treatments Women Consider

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A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer considered an aggressive type of surgery to remove both breasts. The way women generally approach big decisions, combined with their values, impacts what breast cancer...
14-Aug-2017 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Widespread Pain Stem From the Brain? MRI Study Investigates

Patients with different chronic pain diagnoses recorded similar brain changes, a new study finds, suggesting a need for new treatment approaches.
10-Aug-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Protect Your Eyes During the Solar Eclipse

An upcoming solar eclipse will offer a stunning sight. A Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist and retina surgeon explains how to view it safely.
9-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic

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25-May-2017 3:45 PM EDT

U-M Experts Available to Speak on Reproductive Health Topics During Infertility Awareness Week

21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Excessive Throwing Puts Baseball Players at Risk (MLB Opening Day Monday)

31-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT

Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss

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1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell

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For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads...
30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT

Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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