One year ago, the first Michiganders gained health insurance coverage under the Healthy Michigan Plan, a unique form of Medicaid expansion tailored to the state’s residents. Now, more than 603,000 people have coverage -- and University of Michigan...
31-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia have limited treatment options, and those that exist are effective only in fewer than half of patients. Now, a new study identifies a panel of genetic markers that predicted which tumor samples would...
27-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new drug that shows potential in laboratory studies against a rare type of acute leukemia. And additional studies suggest the same compound could play a role in...
26-Mar-2015 9:30 AM EDT
Experience Saves Lives: Study of Advanced Life-Support Reveals Big Differences in Adult Survival Rates
An advanced form of life support that takes over for the failing hearts and lungs of critically ill patients saves lives. But for adults, the odds of surviving depend on which hospital provides the life-supporting treatment – with the best odds at...
24-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Scientists at the University of Michigan Health System have coaxed stem cells to grow the first three-dimensional mini lungs. The 3D structures mimic the complexity of human lungs and may serve as a discovery tool for lung diseases or new therapies.
23-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EDT
Majority of New Pediatricians Satisfied with First Jobs; Work Matches Lifestyle, Family and Career Goals
Despite reports indicating job dissatisfaction among some physicians, at least one group of doctors seems to be starting their careers on the right note.
23-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Every day, patients get IV devices placed in their arms, to make it easier to receive medicines or have blood drawn. New research shows how serious the risk of blood clots from these devices is for hospitalized patients, and a new tool can help...
20-Mar-2015 5:05 AM EDT
If every new car had a built-in blood alcohol level tester that prevented impaired drivers from driving the vehicle, the U.S. could avoid 85 percent of crash deaths attributable to alcohol-involved motor vehicle crashes. In just 15 years, that would...
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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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