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Why Baby Boomers Need a Hepatitis C Screening

Hepatitis C affects a disproportionate amount of older Americans, born between 1945-1965. A University of Michigan Health System strategy is helping them get tested.
26-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To Fight Pneumonia Risk After Cardiac Surgery, Data Could Be the Weapon


A new risk model developed by Michigan hospitals could help patients avoid a common post-surgical complication.
26-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Amazon Mechanical Turk: A Way to Recruit Study Participants?

A new article in the Annual Review of Clinical Psychology explains why crowdsourcing platforms, which allow for distribution of tasks to many individuals by means of a flexible, open call, may be a viable way to collect data for clinical research.
26-Jul-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Developmental Differences in Late Preterm Babies May Not Emerge Until After Age 2

Developmental differences in babies born 4 to 6 weeks early may not show up until after they turn two, a new study suggests.
25-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

50 Years Ago This Month, a New Era in Health Care Dawned


July 1966 holds a special historical significance for those who work to study and improve health care. The landmark event was quiet, but its impact lasts to this day, in the form of better care for Americans of all ages.
22-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Are Gut Bacteria Doing in Critically Ill Lungs? New Discovery Could Change ICU Care


No one knows for sure how they got there. But the discovery that bacteria that normally live in the gut can be detected in the lungs of critically ill people and animals could mean a lot for intensive care patients.
15-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows a Rising, but Uneven, Tide of in-Home Care for Disabled Seniors

More seniors are getting help from family, friends and hired helpers to keep them in their homes, despite disabilities that keep them from total independence, a new study finds. Half of disabled seniors in a long-term study got in-home help in 2012,...
7-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chad Carr Movement Accelerating Childhood Brain Cancer Research

Chad Carr's memory lives on at Mott through research funded by a stream of donations to the ChadTough Fund at the University of Michigan and a recent research grant in Chad’s name from The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
12-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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