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EHR medication lists lack accuracy, may threaten patient safety

Almost 1 in 4 medications were mismatched between the clinician’s notes and the formal medication list in a patient's electronic medical record, according to study of ophthalmic medications by Kellogg Eye Center.
20-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People with multiple physical conditions have faster brain decline, higher suicide risk

Researchers have developed a way to measure the impact of living with multiple chronic illnesses - a situation called multimorbidity. Among their first findings: those with higher multimorbidity scores experience faster decline in their thinking and...
19-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Major League Baseball Grant Funds Study of Pitch Counts, Throwing Injuries

A grant from Major League Baseball allows Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine researchers to examine throw counts in youth baseball players to prevent adolescent throwing arm injuries.
18-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lower risk of Type 1 diabetes seen in children vaccinated against “stomach flu” virus

Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood “stomach flu” greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need hospital care, a new study shows. But the study also reveals a surprise: Getting fully vaccinated against...
11-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Poll: Daddy shaming happens too

For over a quarter of fathers polled, criticism made them feel less confident as a parent and 1 in 5 say it discourages them from being more involved in parenting.
6-Jun-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Approach Could Help in Treating Glioblastoma, Other Rare Cancers

Using a new approach that combines data from human tumors grown in mice with data from The Cancer Genome Atlas, a team led by University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center researchers has uncovered several previously unknown biomarkers for...
11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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To Protect Kids and Teens From Firearm Harm, Do Research to Answer These Questions First, Experts Say

Firearm injuries kill more American children and teens than anything else, except automobile crashes. But research on how those injuries happen, who’s most likely to suffer or die from one, or what steps would prevent them, has lagged behind...
6-Jun-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing Opioid Prescriptions After C-Sections

Researchers say there’s a better way to take care of patients after C-sections to help them heal faster and manage pain without increasing their risk of long-term opioid use.
5-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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