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“Time-outs” not associated with long-term negative effects in children

Researchers find no differences in emotional and behavioral health between kids whose parents used time-outs and those who didn't.
12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study links hearing aids to lower risk of dementia, depression & falls; only 1 in 8 older adults with hearing loss have one

Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia, depression or anxiety for the first time over the next three years, and a lower risk of suffering fall-related injuries, than...
3-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Many older adults aren’t fully prepared for emergency situations, poll finds

Most people over age 50 say they’re ready for natural disasters and emergency situations, but a new national poll shows that many haven’t taken key steps to protect their health and well-being in case of severe weather, long-term power outages...
27-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bigger spending, same ending: Post-hospital care study suggests ways to save Medicare money

A new study reveals that spending on post-hospital care for patients who have traditional Medicare coverage costs much more than it does for an identical patient with private insurance. And despite the difference in cost, both patients have about...
30-Aug-2019 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Exercise After Concussion Improves Recovery

After sustaining a concussion, traditional treatment guidelines recommend strict rest, but a Michigan Medicine physician-researcher is challenging that concept with research that may advise otherwise.
28-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Helping Some Infants with Fevers Avoid Painful Tests in the ER

Long hospital stays and invasive medical tests help identify serious bacterial infections in infants, but a University of Michigan expert says there may be a more efficient, less painful way to make a diagnosis.
27-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

New study out of the University of Michigan finds people with mild cognitive impairment don’t always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart attack.
22-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lower Back Pain? Self-Administered Acupressure Could Help

A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.
21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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University of Michigan expert available: Exercise after concussion may improve recovery

28-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.
21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT

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University of Michigan Expert Available: Study Cautions Against Catch-All Assumptions about LVADs and Mitral Regurgitation

19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Interventional cardiologist @umichCVC: Low-risk approval for #TAVR is a "momentous event" that's "completely transformed the way we treat people with aortic stenosis"

16-Aug-2019 12:00 PM EDT

University of Michigan Expert Available: E-Cigarettes and Vaping

31-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT

University of Michigan expert available: Medical marijuana to treat glaucoma

17-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

University of Michigan expert available: new treatment for aortic dissection patients with malperfusion

17-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT

What is cryptosporidium? The pool parasite outbreak causing panic

Cryptosporidiosis outbreaks are on the rise, and children are likely to be the ones dispersing the illness. Two U-M experts weigh in on how to prevent spreading this parasite.
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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