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Article ID: 709495

Detroit Cardiovascular Training Program Receives Big Boost From NIH

Wayne State University Division of Research

The Detroit Cardiovascular Training Program at Wayne State University received notice that funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will continue for the next five years with additional funding of $1.29 million. In addition, NIH has approved raising the trainee slots from four to six, strengthening the university’s ability to attract the most talented candidates searching for a cardiovascular graduate program.

Released:
12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709046

Study: More Than One-Third of Patients Risking Major Bleeding By Doubling Up on Blood Thinners

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study finds patients were taking too many antithrombotics for no reason, leading to a significant increase in bleeding events.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 1:25 PM EST
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    4-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708764

Only the Lonely: Poll Shows Many Older Adults, Especially Those with Health Issues, Feel Isolated

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

One in four older adults say they feel isolated from other people at least some of the time, and one in three say they lack regular companionship, according to a new national poll. Those feelings of loneliness showed up most in people aged 50 to 80 who also reported they had health issues and unhealthy habits, the poll shows. The new findings amplify research that has shown links between chronic loneliness and health issues ranging from memory loss to shorter lives.

Released:
27-Feb-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708967

March is National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month (ADAM) takes place in March and to mark the annual event, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc. (AARDA) is encouraging national and local media attention through various activities.

Released:
1-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708955

Henry Ford Health System Names New Chair of Urology Department

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System has appointed Craig Rogers, M.D. the new chair of its Department of Urology, effective April 1, 2019.

Released:
1-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708938

Researchers search for solutions to ‘invisible threat’ that affects cancer care workers

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A study from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center sought to improve nurses’ handling of chemotherapy by delivering an educational intervention with quarterly reminders and tailored messages. But despite the strong study design and quality intervention, it did not increase use of protective gear.

Released:
1-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708858

Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System

Neurosurgeon Jason Schwalb, M.D., with help from the team at the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, implanted the first complete Deep Brain Stimulation system in Michigan for the treatment of Epilepsy.

Released:
28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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    28-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708790

U-M biologists capture super-creepy photos of Amazon spiders making meals of frogs, lizards and furry mammals

University of Michigan

Warning to arachnophobes and the faint of heart: This is the stuff of nightmares, so you might want to proceed with caution. A University of Michigan-led team of biologists has documented 15 rare and disturbing predator-prey interactions in the Amazon rainforest including keep-you-up-at-night images of a dinner plate-size tarantula dragging a young opossum across the forest floor.

Released:
27-Feb-2019 10:50 AM EST
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Article ID: 708816

Opioid use in the family may influence adolescents’ opioid risk after surgery

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Having a family member with persistent opioid use may be a risk factor for young adults continuing prescriptions long after their own surgeries, a new Michigan Medicine study suggests.

Released:
27-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708692

Hip, Knee Replacement Registry Reaches 250,000 Cases

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A statewide collaborative is identifying ways to improve patient care for hip and knee replacements through quality improvement projects.

Released:
27-Feb-2019 5:00 AM EST

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