Whether it’s medical records, blood or tissue, patients want to know if researchers may use something from them
Many members of the public want to know if their health information or samples from their bodies will be used in research or to help develop new biomedical products, a new study finds. That’s especially true if their data and biospecimens might...
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A new poll shows that 61% of people over 50 who have already gotten at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine are very likely to roll up their sleeves this fall to get an updated booster shot once they become available.
That percentage might increase...
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Michigan Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation received a federal research grant for spinal cord injury – reflecting its comprehensive care for patients with SCI and signifying the program as a national leader in the...
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Children and teens with scoliosis undergoing spinal fusion can be prescribed fewer opioids while still receiving adequate pain control after surgery, a new study finds. Patients receiving preoperative education on the risks of opioids and the...
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Blood clots are thought to occur in as many as a third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In many cases these clots can be deadly, such as pulmonary embolisms—blood clots that travel to the lungs. In fact, in nearly one third of patients with...
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Beta-amyloid is far from the only factor in dementia, memory loss and Alzheimer's disease, and far from the only target for drugs, says the director of a top Alzheimer's center. Research on many molecules, and an emphasis on preventing or slowing...
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When heart-assisting implants could save a life, patients who are Black or female don’t get them as often
Black people and women with severe heart failure who might be good candidates for surgery to implant a heart-assisting device have a lower chance of actually getting that operation than white patients, or male patients, a new study finds.
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Phone-based and video-based telehealth visits both helped veterans with opioid addiction stay on buprenorphine medication to treat their opioid use disorder during the pandemic. The findings could inform telemedicine policy.
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As America sees a record number of overdose deaths, taking action to reduce harm and tragedy due to opioids is vital. Here, three providers with expertise in substance use disorder care share ways individuals, communities and health care providers...
8-Jun-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Experts available to discuss new USPSTF recommendation to lower age for regular colorectal cancer screenings to 45
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Some students are starting to return to face-to-face school after months of remote learning during the pandemic. Experts will address parents' top questions about the transition.
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The availability of COVID-19 vaccines will not necessarily result in people getting fully vaccinated, because the first vaccines require a second dose within a few weeks to get full protection. Mark Fendrick, M.D., has studied barriers to preventive...
14-Dec-2020 9:45 AM EST
Though the election and pandemic have eclipsed it in the news, there’s another event unfolding that could affect nearly all Americans: a Supreme Court case that will decide the future of the Affordable Care Act. A health policy researcher explains...
10-Nov-2020 8:05 AM EST
The curve is fattening, not flattening. What can we do? An interview with Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., co-creator of the "flatten the curve" concept
Like a replay of the 1918 flu, history seems to be repeating itself with the coronavirus. After “flattening the curve” of cases in late spring and again in late summer, cases of COVID-19 have surged in October.
Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., for...
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