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Newborns Get Infection Protection, Not Just Digestion, From Gut Bacteria, New Study in Mice Shows


Hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide die every year from infections that ravage their digestive systems. New research in mice offers evidence that the difference in survival may come from certain bacteria in their guts, called Clostridia, which...
17-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

From the NICU to Med School: An ‘Outrageous’ Idea That’s Saved Thousands of Babies


The technology and machine known as ECMO was once seen as a "far-fetched" idea. Today, it's a critical, lifesaving treatment, thanks to years of research and federal funding.
20-Apr-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Virtual Microscopy: New Online Resource for Educators & Researchers


When it comes to understanding the human body, seeing is believing. Now, a new website allows teachers and students anywhere to look through a 'virtual microscope.'
17-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parents Struggle with Choosing Allergy Medicine for Their Children


One in seven parents have given their child over-the-counter allergy medicine labeled for adults.
13-Apr-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Worse Survival When Specific Thyroid Cancers Spread to Bone


In what is known to be the largest study on bone metastases in thyroid cancer, researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that patients with follicular and medullary thyroid cancer had the highest rate of...
14-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Tool to Improve the Way Physicians and Patients Talk About GI Issues


AGA partner MyGiHealth has launched a new version of its patient iOS app and mobile website.
13-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Drugs, Uncommon Risks? Higher Rate of Serious Problems Seen in Adults Who Take Short-Term Steroids


People taking corticosteroids for short-term relief were more likely to break a bone, have a potentially dangerous blood clot or suffer a life-threatening bout of sepsis in the months after their treatment, compared with similar adults who didn’t...
13-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Prosthetic Eyes That Look Like the Real Thing


Thanks to Greg Dootz, an ocularist at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center, more than 3,000 patients have received prosthetic eyes that are every bit as beautiful — and complex — as the real thing.
12-Apr-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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U-M Experts Available to Speak on Reproductive Health Topics During Infertility Awareness Week

21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Excessive Throwing Puts Baseball Players at Risk (MLB Opening Day Monday)

31-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT

Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss


1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell


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...
30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT

Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

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...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

In Wake of Aleppo Hospital Bombing, Author of Report on Syrian Healthcare Available to Media #NotATarget

29-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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