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More youth report concussions since 2016, U-M study shows

Educating athletes, parents and coaches about concussion treatment and prevention has been a priority during the last decade, but are the intended audiences hearing the message?
4-May-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Specialized technique captures unique protein structures in neuropathy disorders

Charcot Marie Tooth and Dejerine-Sottas syndrome are groups of diseases that involve the breakdown of the myelin sheath covering nerve axons.
20-Apr-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer and High Mutational Burden May Benefit from Pembrolizumab

Study findings support the recent FDA approval of the immunotherapy agent for patients whose cancers have high number of mutations.
13-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Suicide Among Female Nurses Is Double That of the General Female Population

Female nurses are roughly twice as likely to commit suicide than the general female population and 70% more likely than female physicians, according to a University of Michigan study examining suicide among physicians and nurses.
12-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

1 in 4 Parents Give Youth Sports Low Rankings for Consistent Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines

The majority of parents feel informed and confident about pandemic protocols as kids resume sports but some are proceeding with caution.
8-Apr-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From stardust to pale blue dot: Carbon's interstellar journey to Earth

We are made of stardust, the saying goes, and a pair of studies including University of Michigan research finds that may be more true than we previously thought.
31-Mar-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Field hospitals: The role of an academic medical center

By April last year, up to 28 free-standing alternate care sites ranging in size from 50 to 3,000 beds were underway or finished in the U.S.––the Michigan Medicine Field Hospital among them.
31-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Frequent seasonal coronavirus reinfections hint at possibility of endemic COVID-19

Reinfections of seasonal coronaviruses are frequent, according to new research that suggests that the coronavirus behind the current pandemic could also produce reinfections.
25-Mar-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 vaccine: Understanding herd immunity, vaccine hesitancy

5-May-2021 11:05 AM EDT

Toxic Substances Control Act: U-M researcher discusses

As the fifth anniversary of the passage of major amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act approaches this June, a University of Michigan researcher will address the impact the law has had on the regulation of industrial and commercial...
15-Mar-2021 12:00 PM EDT

Biden administration grants TPS to Venezuelans

Earlier this week, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas designated immigrants from Venezuela for temporary protected status for 18 months.
12-Mar-2021 11:35 AM EST

Common Vaccine Terms Defined

1-Mar-2021 4:35 PM EST

Both parents are essential caregivers and both should be allowed bedside visits to children

1-Mar-2021 4:05 PM EST

Black History Month is important to a world hurting from racial injustices, pandemic

February is Black History Month when the contributions, customs and achievements of African Americans are celebrated. But as the country deals with racial injustice and civil unrest, these 28 days take on greater importance, says Earl Lewis,...
1-Feb-2021 2:35 PM EST

Social media shutdown

18-Jan-2021 9:55 AM EST

Social media actions following Capitol riot: U-M experts can discuss

18-Jan-2021 9:55 AM EST

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