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New CRISPR-Cas9 Tool Edits Both RNA and DNA Precisely, U-M Team Reports

A tool that has already revolutionized disease research may soon get even better, thanks to an accidental discovery in the bacteria that cause many of the worst cases of meningitis.
14-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Most Children with Sickle Cell Anemia Not Receiving Key Medication to Stay Healthy

One of the greatest health threats to children with sickle cell anemia is getting a dangerous bacterial infection — but most are not receiving a key medication to reduce the risk, a new study suggests.
13-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Progress, but Far From Perfection, on Avoiding Risky Sedatives in Older Adults

They help many people sleep, or feel calmer or less anxious. But in older people, they also double the risk of car crashes, falls and broken hips. That’s why guidelines say very few people over 65 should take medicines known as benzodiazepines....
12-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Algorithm Decodes Spine Oncology Treatment

Every kind of cancer can spread to the spine, yet two physician-scientists who treat these patients describe a paucity of guidance for effectively providing care and minimizing pain. To resolve the confusion and address the continually changing...
6-Feb-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Why Basal Cell Tumors Return When Drug Treatment Stops

A new study pinpoints a mechanism that controls how basal cell cancers respond to treatment and offers new ideas for controlling this disease when it gets tricky.
1-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Boosting a Key Protein to Help Bones That Won’t Heal

A powerful protein inside the body helps naturally repair bone injuries. Increasing it in some patients could jump-start the process, a new rodent study finds.
1-Feb-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Interactive Tool Improves Patient Knowledge of Breast Cancer Treatment Options

Breast cancer patients who used an interactive website were more informed about options and felt better prepared to make a treatment choice.
30-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Plotting the Downward Trend in Traditional Hysterectomy

Fewer women are getting hysterectomies in every state across the country.
23-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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...
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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

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