Parents may underestimate the importance of preparing new sitters for common scenarios like injuries or more serious emergencies.
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Nearly 6 million Americans have bipolar disorder, and most have probably wondered why. After more than a decade of studying over 1,100 of them in-depth, a team of scientists has an answer – or rather, seven answers.
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Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center uncovered a novel gene they named THOR. It's a long non-coding RNA that plays a role in cancer development. Knocking it out can halt the growth of tumors.
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A new study indicates a benefit for all young colon cancer patients to have genetic testing. But with more than half exhibiting no family history, will insurers cover the tests? As doctors grapple with increasing rates of colorectal cancers in...
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Michigan Medicine is among the first recipients to receive the Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence designation from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
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Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, a new study finds. Another 11 percent can’t work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions. And about 1 in 4 enrollees are out of work...
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University of Michigan-led research brings scientists one step closer to understanding the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as ALS. A study published today in Nature Communications details what the researchers describe as a vicious...
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Surgery-Related Opioid Doses Could Drop Dramatically, Without Affecting Patients’ Pain Control, Study Suggests
Some surgeons might be able to prescribe a third of opioid painkiller pills that they currently give patients, and not affect their level of post-surgery pain control, a new study suggests. That would mean far fewer opioids left over to feed the...
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For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads...
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As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
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