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Artificial Placenta Holds Promise for Extremely Premature Infants

Researchers at the University of Michigan are working to improve survival rates in the tiniest, most premature babies in a groundbreaking way: through an artificial placenta that mimics the womb.
28-Apr-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Who Gets Hooked on Drugs & Who Stays Clean? Study in Rats Finds Genetic Markers That Influence Addiction

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Why does one person who tries cocaine get addicted, and another does not? Why do some people who kick a drug habit stay clean, but others relapse? The answers to these questions may have a lot to do with specific genetic factors that vary from...
26-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Detecting When the Most Common Skin Cancer Turns Dangerous

A team of researchers who specialize in treating cancers of the eye wanted to identified EZH2 as a marker for aggressive basal cell skin cancer. It may also provide a potential target for treatment.
20-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Taking the Fight Against Risky Pain Pill Use to the ER: Study Shows Promise

As the U.S. battles an epidemic of deaths from misused pain pills, a new study suggests an inexpensive way to cut risky use of these drugs by people with a high chance of overdosing. And it could happen exactly where many patients get those drugs in...
20-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Coverage of Celebrities with Breast Cancer May Be Influencing Rise in Double Mastectomy

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An increase in women with breast cancer choosing double mastectomy may be influenced by media coverage of celebrities, a new study finds.
19-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fashion Design Meets U-M Research in Wearable Human Stem Cell Images

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A noted designer of artistic ties has turned scientific images into a striking design that can be worn by men and women - and the proceeds will aid bipolar disorder research.
18-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most U.S. Adults Say Today's Children Have Worse Health Than in Past Generations

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More than half of adults believe children today are more stressed, experience less quality family time and have worse mental and emotional health.
13-Apr-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chips or Cookies? Toddlers with Sweet Tooth More Likely to Experience Weight Gain

Toddlers who reached for cookies over chips when their bellies were full had a higher risk of body fat increases.
13-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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