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Last-resort life support option helped majority of critically ill COVID-19 patients survive, global study shows

It saved lives in past epidemics of lung-damaging viruses. Now, the life-support option known as ECMO appears to be doing the same for many of the critically ill COVID-19 patients who receive it. Patients in a new international study faced a...
24-Sep-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Train Computers to Recognize Which Early Stage Breast Cancers Will Spread

A new, machine-learning based approach could help doctors to separate aggressive stage 0 breast cancer from non-aggressive forms, sparing some women unnecessary mastectomies.
25-Sep-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic Study Uncovers Mutation Associated with Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Researchers report first clinically actionable findings for a rare blood vessel disease in a study of four unrelated families, all with the same genetic variant.
24-Sep-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Uncovering a ‘suPAR’ culprit behind kidney injury in COVID-19

A new observational study finds patients in the hospital for COVID-19 have high levels of soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR), an immune-derived pathogenic protein that is strongly predictive of kidney injury.
24-Sep-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Improve the Surgery Backlog During COVID-19

A new paper suggests three solutions to addressing the backlog of non-urgent surgeries delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
21-Sep-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Michigan Medicine Team Separates Conjoined Twins at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Doctors have successfully separated one-year-old conjoined twins at Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The nearly 11-hour surgery, which is the first of its kind at Mott, involved a team of more than two dozen doctors, nurses and...
18-Sep-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctors Get Plenty of Advice on Starting Treatment. This Could Help Them Know When to Stop.

Decades of effort have improved the chances that patients will get the scans, routine tests and medicines that can do them the most good – and avoid the ones that won’t help them at all. But in the push toward evidence-based medicine, a new...
14-Sep-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows

Staying close to home can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19. But a new national poll suggests it comes with a cost. In June of this year, 56% of people over the age of 50 said they sometimes or often felt isolated from others – more...
10-Sep-2020 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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This spring they were heroes, but summer may be cruel for health professionals, experts say

29-Jun-2020 7:40 PM EDT

Combining HPV vaccination with screening to prevent cervical cancer

While the latest findings on long-term efficacy of the HPV vaccine are cause for celebration, vaccinations should be coupled with preventive screening to better protect women from cervical cancer, two University of Michigan experts argue in an...
26-Jun-2020 1:00 PM EDT

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Pediatric sleep psychologist from @MottChildren on helping your kids overcome stress-related sleep disruption

9-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT

Media Advisory: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital experts available to offer parents advice related to COVID-19

17-Mar-2020 8:10 AM EDT

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Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids

A unique procedure, created by a Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon, is repairing inguinal hernias in children using an ultrasound and a needle, with no incision needed.
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

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17-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST

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How accurate are sleep tracking apps? Should you use them anyway? @UMneurosciences expert avail. to talk sleep, DST

31-Oct-2019 3:30 PM EDT

5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, a Michigan Medicine psychiatrist offers strategies for how to be mindful of depression and anxiety symptoms around the topic.
24-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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