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100 Days in Michigan: U-M Team Releases New Analysis of State’s Medicaid Expansion


Right out of the starting gate, Michigan’s expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis...
17-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

1 in 5 Physicians Unaware Their Patients Have Central Venous Catheters


Attending physicians and hospitalists in general medicine twice as likely to be unaware of the device's presence compared to interns and residents.
16-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Scientists Restore Hearing in Noise-Deafened Mice, Pointing Way to New Therapies


Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the...
20-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Gift to University of Michigan Supports Patient Access to Cardiovascular Care


A $10 million gift to the University of Michigan Health System will improve health care access by supporting patients and families and jumpstarting research of faster, easier and safer cardiovascular treatment.
20-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Nominations open for $100,000 Taubman Prize

Physician-scientists worldwide are invited to apply for the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute has announced.
18-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Computerized Surveillance System Quickly Detects Disease Outbreaks Among Preschoolers

A web-based system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illnesses to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks and allow resources to be mobilized more quickly.
10-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Kidney Researchers Lead $10 Million Effort to Study Nephrotic Syndrome

University of Michigan kidney specialists lead consortium to study nephrotic syndrome, which describes a group of diseases that affect kidney filter cells and lead to kidney failure in children and adults.
9-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

$25 M Grant Backs U-M Project to Curb Maternal Deaths in Ethiopia, Other Developing Nations

A $25 million grant will allow the University of Michigan Health System to invest in an initiative that will be a global game changer for maternal health.
8-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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