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Article ID: 694815

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

Michigan Medicine - 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.

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19-May-2018 9:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694443

How Signals Get Inside Cancer Cells and Spur Aggressive Growth

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

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.

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Article ID: 694298

OSA in Older Adults: Often Present, Seldom Investigated

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

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.

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9-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694134

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

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

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 two other types of treatment.

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7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694234

Blocking the Molecular Source of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Successfully tested in mice, targeted drug and gene therapies might one day benefit patients with a deadly lung disease, new Michigan Medicine research finds.

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9-May-2018 4:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694190

Cell Phones at Summer Camp: Research Explores the Effects

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New research from University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital delves into how digital media might affect the camp experience.

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8-May-2018 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694052

Ophthalmologists Link Immunotherapy with a Serious Eye Condition

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Eye inflammation and uveal effusion develop among patients taking anti-cancer immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy.

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4-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694050

Study: Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Patients are Sicker, Costlier and Often Female

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new review by Michigan Medicine finds that women drinkers are disproportionately affected in alcohol-related cirrhosis cases. Why — and what's next.

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Article ID: 693631

Sex After 65: Poll of Older Adults Finds Links to Health, Gender Differences, Lack of Communication with Doctors

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new poll busts stereotypes about the sex lives of older Americans – and reveals gender and health-related divides on key aspects of sexual health, while highlighting the need for more people to talk with their health providers about sexual issues.

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27-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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