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Clinical Trial Demonstrates Success of Low FODMAP Diet


A first of its kind U.S. trial shows diet changes helped those with a hard-to-treat gut disorder overcome symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
23-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Sepsis Keep Killing Months Later?

U-M researchers investigated if previous health conditions in sicker patients were driving the risk of late death after sepsis. Late death refers to the deaths that take place months to years after the acute infection has resolved.
23-May-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals Can Break Through the “Wall of Silence” Using New National Toolkit Based on U-M Approach


A new toolkit for hospitals aims to break down the "wall of silence" that often rises after something goes wrong in a patient's care. Created by AHRQ, it's based in part on an approach adopted years ago by the U-M Health System and tested at more...
23-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune Cells Help Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer


New research explains why ovarian cancer becomes resistant to chemotherapy. The findings suggesting the potential to harness immunotherapy as a future treatment option.
20-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctors Changing Their Approach to Common Heart Attack Treatment

Doctors change practice trends as debate continues on optimal time to administer antiplatelet therapy.
19-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Care for COPD: Could More Be Done?

Meilan Han, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan and the medical director of the U-M Women’s Respiratory Health Program, is the lead author on a new report that set out to provide a comprehensive view of...
17-May-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

30% of Female Physicians Report Sexual Harassment


In a survey of high-achieving physician-scientists, nearly a third of women reported experiencing sexual harassment.
12-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery Surprise: Rural Hospitals May Be Safer and Less Expensive for Common Operations


They may be small. They may be in rural towns. They may only have a couple of surgeons. But for common operations, critical access hospitals may be safer and less expensive than their larger cousins, a new study finds.
12-May-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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