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Study: Two-Thirds of Clinicians Lack Knowledge of Diabetes-Related Foot Complication

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A new study investigated how much non-foot-specialist clinicians know about Charcot neuroarthropathy in an effort to understand how to better focus future educational forums on the topic.
23-Feb-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Do eye screening guidelines adequately catch diabetic retinopathy in youth?

By the time current screening recommendations kicked in, 18% of youth with type 1 diabetes already had diabetic retinopathy, according to a study led by University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.
23-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New U-M Study Shows How Bacteria Get Into the Lungs; Findings Could Help Disease Research

Human lungs contain many bacteria, which make up a unique microbiome. New research pinpoints just how they get there, and opens the door to more research on what happens to them – and our bodies – as a result.
21-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Poll: Only a Third of Parents Think They Are Doing a Good Job Helping Kids Be Healthy Eaters

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If you know healthy eating is important for your kids but you also feel like it’s easier said than done, you’re not alone.
16-Feb-2017 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Second Cause of Hidden Hearing Loss Identified

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Some people can pass a hearing test but have trouble understanding speech in a noisy environment. New research identifies a new mechanism for this condition just years after its discovery.
17-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Looking Beyond Cancer Cells to Understand What Makes Breast Cancer Spread

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A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center identifies a protein in that microenvironment that promotes the spread of breast cancer cells. It’s part of a well-known family of receptors for which promising...
16-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

1 in 4 ER Visits for Eye Problems Aren’t Actually Emergencies, Study Finds

Pinkeye isn’t a medical emergency. Neither is a puffy eyelid. But a new study finds that nearly one in four people who seek emergency care for eye problems have those mild conditions, and recommends ways to help those patients get the right level...
14-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes in Your DNA? Scientists Zero in on the Genetic Signature of Risk

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Many genetic mutations have been linked to Type 2 diabetes, but no clear genetic signature has emerged. Now, new results may explain how multiple genetic flaws can lead to the same disease: They seem to change the way certain cells in the pancreas...
10-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss

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1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

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

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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...
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

Expert Available to Comment on New Medicare Primary Care Improvement Results

12-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Don't Miss @UMHealthSystem Physicians at #ACC16

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26-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT

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