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New Effort Aims to Prevent Surgery-Related Opioid Addiction Across Michigan


With 40 percent of opioid medications in Michigan prescribed by surgeons, a team from the University of Michigan has launched an effort to encourage safer prescribing across the state, and a map of drug takeback locations.
24-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Precision Medicine Test Helps Guide Breast Cancer Patients’ Chemotherapy Decision


One of the earliest widespread applications of precision medicine in cancer care is helping patients and physicians decide whether chemotherapy is needed, a new study finds.
19-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

35% of Injury-Related ER Visits in Ghana Alcohol-Related

Researchers conducted a cross-sectional chart review of 1,085 patients older than 18 who presented to the KATH emergency department within eight hours of an injury and found 382 subjects, or 35 percent, tested positive for any level of alcohol in...
21-Oct-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pediatricians Update Digital Media Recommendations for Kids

New AAP guidelines say parents not only need to pay attention to the amount of time children spend on digital media – but also how, when and where they use it.
17-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Achieve Diversity of Doctors, Start in Pre-Med Years


In the face of slow progress in increasing diversity of all kinds in medical professions, a University of Michigan team reviews what's known, and presents new data.
20-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Survey Methods to Measure Quality of Life in Huntington’s Disease Patients

Carlozzi is the lead author of four new papers which present the results of her National Institutes of Health-funded study to develop new patient-reported outcome measures for Huntington’s disease.
20-Oct-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M Becomes One of Four Training Sites for NIH Career Development Program in Emergency Care Research


The University of Michigan was recently awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish an institutional career development program for advanced training in emergency critical care research.
19-Oct-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Pain Researchers to Expand Work with $7.5m Award From NIH

In order to better understand the disparity between identifiable damage and chronic pain, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $7.5 million over five years to physician-scientists at the University of Michigan Health System.
18-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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

In Wake of Aleppo Hospital Bombing, Author of Report on Syrian Healthcare Available to Media #NotATarget

29-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on New Medicare Primary Care Improvement Results

12-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Don't Miss @UMHealthSystem Physicians at #ACC16


26-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT

U-M’s Lee: Current USPSTF Vision Screening Recommendations for Older Adults Have Merit

1-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

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