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Moms More Likely Than Dads to Check for Sugars on Nutrition Labels

Mothers are more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food and drink purchases, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
27-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Thyroid Cancer Genome Analysis Finds Markers of Aggressive Tumors


A new comprehensive analysis of thyroid cancer from The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network has identified markers of aggressive tumors, which could allow for better targeting of appropriate treatments to individual patients.
20-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

62% of Colorectal Cancer Patients Report Financial Burden From Treatment, Study Finds

Nearly two-thirds of patients treated for colorectal cancer reported some measure of financial burden due to their treatment, according to a new study. The burden was greatest among patients who received chemotherapy.
23-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

100 Days in Michigan: U-M Team Releases New Analysis of State’s Medicaid Expansion


Right out of the starting gate, Michigan’s expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis...
17-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

1 in 5 Physicians Unaware Their Patients Have Central Venous Catheters


Attending physicians and hospitalists in general medicine twice as likely to be unaware of the device's presence compared to interns and residents.
16-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Scientists Restore Hearing in Noise-Deafened Mice, Pointing Way to New Therapies


Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the...
20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Gift to University of Michigan Supports Patient Access to Cardiovascular Care


A $10 million gift to the University of Michigan Health System will improve health care access by supporting patients and families and jumpstarting research of faster, easier and safer cardiovascular treatment.
20-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Nominations open for $100,000 Taubman Prize

Physician-scientists worldwide are invited to apply for the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute has announced.
18-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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