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Study Uncovers Unexpected Connection Between Gliomas, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New basic science and clinical research identifies TAU, the same protein studied in the development of Alzheimer’s, as a biomarker for glioma development.

Channels: Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cancer, Healthcare, Neuro, National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 7:20 PM EST
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21-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Nearly 9 in 10 parents say teens spend too much time gaming but many mistaken about child’s video game behavior
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    20-Jan-2020 12:00 AM EST

Nearly 9 in 10 parents say teens spend too much time gaming but many mistaken about child’s video game behavior

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Eighty-six percent of parents agree that teens spend too much time gaming, but many may be mistaken about the extent of their own child’s video game habits, a new national poll suggests.

Channels: Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Gaming,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST
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17-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Helping Patients Prep Mind and Body for Surgery Pays Off, Study Suggests

Helping Patients Prep Mind and Body for Surgery Pays Off, Study Suggests

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

An inexpensive program to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research involving hundreds of patients in 21 hospitals across Michigan.

Channels: Healthcare, Psychology and Psychiatry, Surgery, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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A Replacement for Exercise?

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A protein called Sestrin might be responsible for many of the benefits of a good workout.

Channels: Aging, Ethics and Research Methods, Exercise and Fitness, Staff Picks, All Journal News,

Released:
13-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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U-M researchers find new function for macropinocytosis in mammalian cell growth

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

For the first time, researchers at Michigan Medicine have demonstrated that macropinocytosis, a cellular process known to be involved in cancer and other diseases, also plays an important role in the growth of at least one type of normal mammalian cell.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Cell Biology, Immunology, Nature (journal),

Released:
10-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Overdose rates are higher, but opioid addiction care is harder to find, in Medicaid work requirement states, study finds

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Low-income people with addiction, especially those with addiction to opioids, may find it hard to access the kind of care they need to recover no matter where they live, a new study suggests. But treatment for opioid problems is especially scarce in states that may drop people from their Medicaid health insurance rolls -- unless they can show that they’re working, in school, have a disability or are medically frail or receiving treatment for substance use disorder.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Government/Law, Healthcare, Poverty, Substance Abuse, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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This drug could save their lives, but less than 2% of them get it

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Only a tiny minority of people at risk for an opioid overdose actually are prescribed a drug that could save their lives, a new study suggests. And the odds of having a dose of the rescue drug were very low among some of the most at-risk groups, including those who had already survived a previous opioid overdose.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Substance Abuse, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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U-M Team Sheds New Light on the Role of Regulatory T Cells in Pancreatic Cancer

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A multidisciplinary Michigan Medicine team is shedding new light on the role of regulatory T cells in pancreatic cancer — and, in mouse models, have uncovered a new potential target to improve immunotherapy approaches to the deadly disease.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Immunology, All Journal News,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 2:20 PM EST
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