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A Cascade of Immune Processes Offers Insights to Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have discovered that tumor cells reprogram metabolic pathways to gain control over a type of immune cell that allows cancer growth.
21-May-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M Rogel Cancer Center First in Michigan to Offer All FDA Approved Car T-Cell Therapies

With the recently announced FDA approval of Kymriah to treat adults with lymphoma, the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center is the first center in Michigan to offer all currently available CAR T-cell therapies.
23-May-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


1 in 10 Parents Say Their Child Has Gotten Sick From Spoiled or Contaminated Food

Few parents are using some simple strategies to protect kids from food poisoning outside the home, such as at a potluck or restaurant, according to a new report from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
16-May-2018 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$30m in Gifts to Establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at the University of Michigan

An incurable brain tumor took Chad Carr’s life when he was just 5 years old, but now his name will be synonymous with research to fight the lethal pediatric brain cancer.
19-May-2018 9:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How Signals Get Inside Cancer Cells and Spur Aggressive Growth

A new study provides a surprising model of the process by which signals enter and influence a cancer cell. The finding could open up a potential new avenue to pursue new therapies against cancer.
11-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

OSA in Older Adults: Often Present, Seldom Investigated

Research finds more than half of Medicare beneficiaries have a high risk of obstructive sleep apnea, but few have been assessed for the sleep disorder.
9-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Surprising Finding About ‘Shock Therapy’ for Depression Suggests More Patients Should Try It Sooner

Very few depression patients receive the treatment once known as ‘shock therapy’. But a new cost-effectiveness study suggests that the modern form of the approach, called ECT, should be made more available to patients who fail to get relief from...
7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Blocking the Molecular Source of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Successfully tested in mice, targeted drug and gene therapies might one day benefit patients with a deadly lung disease, new Michigan Medicine research finds.
9-May-2018 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise


Why More Men Get Vasectomies During March Madness

Requests for the procedure rise in March — when many men schedule downtime to watch basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains key facts.
13-Mar-2018 4:00 AM EDT


States May Set #Medicaid Work Requirements for 1st Time; Leader of Related Study Available to Comment

11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST


Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic

25-May-2017 3:45 PM EDT

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

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