People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking ability has gotten “fuzzy”, or less sharp than before their symptoms began. Now, researchers have shown in a large study that effect is indeed real – and rooted in brain...
4-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT
“Made in Michigan” Times Three: First Trials Begin for Drug Developed at U-M & Licensed to a U-M Spinoff Based on Campus
For any biotechnology company, getting the first product out of the lab and into patients in a clinical trial is a major milestone, and a cause for celebration. But not many of those companies get to celebrate on the campus where the idea for their...
1-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Study reports outcomes for three boys who became the first in the world to benefit from 3D printed devices that saved their lives at U-M's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.
27-Apr-2015 8:30 AM EDT
Nearly half of American hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent C. difficile, a kind of gut infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more – despite strong evidence that such steps work, according...
24-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT
Researchers at the University of Michigan and UC Davis have solved a genetic mystery that has afflicted three unrelated families plagued by congenital eye malformations.
17-Apr-2015 12:00 PM EDT
Hospital Costs Lower in Michigan than in Indiana, Wisconsin; Michigan’s Certificate of Need Laws, Dominant Insurer Likely Contributed to Differences
A report released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) shows substantial variation in hospital costs between Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin, with Michigan as the lowest cost among the three states.
20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Medical marijuana and children don’t mix, most Americans say.
17-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT
If you’ve ever been hit with an ‘intestinal bug’, you’ve felt the effects of infectious microbes on your digestive system. But scientists don’t fully understand what’s going on in gut infections like that – or in far more serious ones....
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#Umich Lung Scan Expert Ready to Comment on New Cancer-Catching Recommendations for Smokers & Ex-Smokers
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Leader of Nation's 1st #Depression Center Reacts to @Whitehouse Brain Initiative: Will "Revolutionize Our Understanding"
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As 106 New Medicare #ACOs Debut, UM Doctor & Pioneer in #Healthcare Quality Movement Available to Discuss Trend
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