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As America Ages, New National Poll Will Track Key Health Issues for Those Over 50

A new poll that will release its first results later this month will take the pulse of the over-50 population on a wide range of health issues, and provide data and insights to inform healthcare policy, clinical practice, and future research.
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Stop the Nasty Lurking Toxoplasmosis Parasite? Target Its “Stomach,” Research Suggests


One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding inside their body -- tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune system can’t eliminate and antibiotics can’t touch. But new research reveals clues about how to stop it: Interfere with...
15-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds of Mothers “Shamed” By Others About Their Parenting Skills


Most moms seem to feel that their greatest critics don’t come from social media – but rather, their own family.
14-Jun-2017 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Risky Bingeing: Women in Appalachian Ohio Report Higher Rates of Alcohol Misuse


How much alcohol women drink may depend on where they live. A new study finds one-fifth of women in Appalachian Ohio imbibe at alarming levels.
16-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

State Medical Licensing Boards’ Practices May Hurt Physician Mental Health


A new study found state medical boards ask physicians much more extensive and intrusive questions about mental health conditions than for physical health conditions — without improving patient safety.
16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

I Can Hear You Now: Clinic Provides Free Hearing AIDS for Low-Income Adults


An intervention at a free clinic that included comprehensive care for hearing was able to provide recycled, donated hearing aids to low-income adults, according to a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

America’s Still First in Science -- but China Rose Fast as Funding Stalled in U.S. & Other Countries, Study Finds


American scientific teams still publish significantly more biomedical research discoveries than teams from any other country, a new study shows, and the U.S. still leads the world in research and development expenditures. But American dominance is...
14-Jun-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Risk, Benefit or Cost: What Stops Patients From Receiving a Diagnostic Test?


Michigan Medicine researchers sought to determine how much certain factors affect a patient’s decision to have elective diagnostic tests in the emergency department.
12-Jun-2017 6:00 AM 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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