A novel pathway buried deep within a region of the brain produces a brain hormone that acts as a crucial sensor of blood glucose levels. Understanding how the hormone orchestrates the body's response to low blood sugar offers hope for treating...
23-Jan-2015 7:00 AM EST
Targeting DNA repair pathways could provide new treatment options for children with high-risk cancer
21-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
The cost of school sports keeps many children from participating, according to the latest University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
20-Jan-2015 8:05 AM EST
Stem Cell Success: One Couple’s Effort to Protect Their Son From Fatal Nerve Disease Will Help Other Boys Too
A new human embryonic stem cell line containing the genetic mutation for adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), and neurons grown from those cells, are now helping scientists study the condition -- thanks to an embryo donated by a couple seeking to avoid...
19-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center analyzed the global landscape of a portion of the genome that has not been previously well-explored. This analysis opens the door to discovery of thousands of potential new cancer...
19-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
Over a 12-year period, the prevalence of falls among older adults appeared to be on the rise, a new nationally representative study says.
16-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST
New research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal, with fewer than a third of patients surviving even early stage disease.
15-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST
A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center characterizes the genetic underpinnings of a rare type of breast tumor called phyllodes tumors, offering the first comprehensive analysis of the molecular...
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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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