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Medicare Changes May Increase Access to TAVR

The number of hospitals providing TAVR could double with changes to Medicare requirements. Researchers see reason for both excitement and concern.
3-Apr-2020 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Prostate Cancer Recurs, Adding Hormone Therapy to Radiation May Harm Men with Low PSA Levels

A secondary analysis of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 9601 phase 3 randomized clinical trial finds the benefit of hormone therapy varies depending on a patient’s PSA level.
26-Mar-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Should Radiation Oncologists Manage Prostate Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

An international team issues recommendations for managing prostate cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
26-Mar-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Michigan Medicine physician on the pandemic: “This is a marathon, not a sprint.”

Following Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's “stay home, stay safe” executive order Monday, Michigan Medicine doctor shares his top three messages with the community.
24-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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With half of adults over 65 lacking dental insurance, poll finds strong support for universal Medicare dental benefit

Nearly all older Americans support adding a dental benefit to the Medicare program that covers most people over age 65, according to a new national poll that also reveals how often costs get in the way of oral health for older adults.
24-Mar-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why is Appendicitis Not Always Diagnosed in the Emergency Department?

A new study examines the factors associated with a potentially missed diagnosis of appendicitis in children and adults in the emergency department.
16-Mar-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Poll: Many parents delay talking to kids about inappropriate touching

Experts recommend starting conversations about inappropriate touching during the preschool years, but less than half of parents of preschoolers in a national poll say they’ve begun that discussion.
11-Mar-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Insurance Access Impact Maternal-Infant Health

Black, Hispanic and indigenous women are more likely to have gaps in insurance around the time of pregnancy than white women, a new study suggests.
10-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

@umichmedicine experts available to discuss positive ALS Centaur study on AMX0035

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

When data parasites are a positive - A growing trend of data sharing will move science forward, @umichCVC cardiologist says.

27-Sep-2019 10:10 AM EDT

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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