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New ‘SIREN’ Network Seeks to Improve Emergency Care Clinical Trials


Michigan Medicine will serve as the clinical coordinating center of a new emergency care clinical trial network. How the federally funded network seeks to improve patient outcomes from emergency conditions.
21-Aug-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Back-to-School Worries for Parents? 1 in 3 Very Concerned Bullying, Cyberbullying Will Impact Their Kids


What parents are most worried about as their children prepare to head back to school.
18-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To Reduce Postoperative Pain, Consider Sleep — and Caffeine

A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain.
18-Aug-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Benefits, Half of Parents Against Later School Start Times


Leading pediatrics and sleep associations agree: Teens shouldn’t start school so early. Yet University of Michigan research finds parents are split almost down the middle on whether they support delays in school start times that might permit their...
18-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Laws of Attraction: Pheromones Don’t Lie, Research in Fruit Flies Shows


For the first time, scientists have shown that a female fruit fly’s pheromone signals can actually tell males how much energy her body has invested in egg production versus in storing away energy for her own survival. And it’s a signal that she...
17-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiac ICU Patient Composition Is Changing Over Time


A new University of Michigan study finds slightly more than half of heart patients are admitted to the CICU for noncardiac conditions, such as sepsis or renal failure, rather than for a heart condition.
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment


A history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a University of Michigan study. Researchers say it’s a serious reminder about the importance of smoking cessation,...
16-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Opioids Overused in Migraine Treatment, Regardless of Race

African-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices. Instead, researchers report a different finding that...
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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