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From Urine Output to Disease, Study Sheds Light on the Importance of Hormone Quality Control

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A discovery about the endoplasmic reticulum in hormone-producing cells shed lights on water balance under normal physiology and could open doors to better understanding of diseases related to misfolded proteins.
15-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poll: Parents Not Confident Schools Can Assist Child with Chronic Disease, Mental Health Issues

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Most parents are sure schools would be able to provide basic first aid but are less confident about a school’s ability to respond to asthma attacks or a mental health problem.
12-Sep-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Time to Dial Back on Diabetes Treatment in Some Older Patients? Study Finds 11% Are Over-Treated

Almost 11 percent of Medicare participants with diabetes had very low blood sugar levels that suggested they were being over-treated, a new study finds. But only 14 percent of these patients had a reduction in blood sugar medication refills in the...
15-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chad Carr’s Tumor Offers Genetic Clues for DIPG Research

A year and half after losing his battle against brain cancer, Chad Carr’s legacy lives through research that will help other children facing the same cruel disease.
13-Sep-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Michigan Researchers Awarded Nearly $3.5 Million to Fight Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

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A new clinical trial will explore three interventions in improving one of the most disabling symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis: fatigue. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $3,476,448 funding award over four...
13-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgeons Have Major Influence on Breast Cancer Treatment

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A woman’s choice of surgeon plays a significant role in whether she’s likely to receive contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, an increasingly popular aggressive breast cancer surgery.
11-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“Superbug” Bacteria Gang Up on US, Fueled by Antibiotic Use, Nursing Home Study Suggests

What’s worse than getting exposed to a kind of bacteria that modern antibiotics can’t kill? Getting exposed to more than one – because they may work together to cause an infection, new research suggests. It’s time to think about such...
12-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Tiny Device Offers Insights to How Cancer Spreads

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Researchers developed a new type of microfluidic device that can cultivate cells for longer periods of time, better reflecting how cancer cells to change over time. The device allowed them to capture the leader cells that would be first to break...
5-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic

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25-May-2017 3:45 PM EDT

U-M Experts Available to Speak on Reproductive Health Topics During Infertility Awareness Week

21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Excessive Throwing Puts Baseball Players at Risk (MLB Opening Day Monday)

31-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT

Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss

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1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell

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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...
30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT

Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

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

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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