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Poll: Social Media Makes It Both Easier and More Challenging to Parents of Tweens

As children hit the “tween” stage, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision – and social media has changed the ground rules.
14-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Doctors’ Intense and Changing Schedules Take a Toll on Sleep, Activity and Mood, Fitbit-Based Study Shows

This week, thousands of graduating medical students around the country will find out where they’ll head next, to start their residency training. But a new study gives the first objective evidence of the heavy toll that the first year of residency...
15-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Some Breast Cancer Patients Are Missing Out on Genetic Counseling

Nearly half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should be recommended for genetic testing did not get it. A quarter of these patients were not counseled about their potential risk, a new study finds.
8-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Older Adults with Small Social Networks Less Likely to Get Cataract Surgery

A new study from University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center links familial relationships to the likelihood older adults will get needed cataract surgery — a procedure with broad implications for health.
8-Mar-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fungal Brain Infection Results from Host's Own Immune Response

A new mouse study examines the fungus that causes cryptococcosis, which is a major source of illness in people with HIV and AIDS.
7-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


When Sepsis Patients Face Brain Impairment, Is Gut Bacteria to Blame?

Halting the voyage of gut bacteria to the brain could help prevent harmful brain inflammation after a sepsis infection, a new study shows.
7-Mar-2018 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Treating Hypothyroidism to Stop a Stubborn Surgical Complication

For the first time, researchers have linked radiation-damaged thyroid glands to poor surgical outcomes. The solution may be as simple as a common hormone supplement. Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered a link between low...
6-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Let It Ride: Expanding Diagnostic Services in Ghana Through Ride-Sharing

Michigan Medicine doctors develop a smartphone application -- basically an Uber approach -- to connect scarcely resourced regional health centers with drivers willing to transport patient samples to well-equipped labs for testing.
6-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise


Why More Men Get Vasectomies During March Madness

Requests for the procedure rise in March — when many men schedule downtime to watch basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains key facts.
13-Mar-2018 4:00 AM EDT


States May Set #Medicaid Work Requirements for 1st Time; Leader of Related Study Available to Comment

11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST


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

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

1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST


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

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