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Dreaming of Being a Doctor – but Think It’s Too Late? New U-M Program Could Help You Prepare

Whether you’re nearing graduation, or have already embarked on a career, you may wonder if your lack of science training and experience means it’s too late to fulfill your dream of becoming a doctor. But a new program at the University of...
26-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST

T-Cell Therapy Clinical Trial Now Offered to Cancer Patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

A clinical trial using T-cell therapy that uses the patients’ own immune cells to hunt down cancer cells is now being offered at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
23-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Precision Medicine to Prevent Diabetes? Researchers Develop Personalized Way to Steer Prevention Efforts


Researchers have just released a “precision medicine” approach to diabetes prevention that could keep more people from joining the ranks of the 29 million Americans with diabetes – using existing information like blood sugar levels and...
19-Feb-2015 11:30 AM EST

Risk of Unexpected Sarcoma Being Discovered After Hysterectomy Appears Fairly Low


Findings may have implications for the risks associated with morcellation.
19-Feb-2015 8:30 AM EST

Stalking a Wily Foe: Scientists Figure Out How C. difficile Bacteria Wreak Havoc in Gut


By staying up for two days straight, researchers have figured out for the first time exactly how Clostridium difficile wreaks havoc on the guts of animals in such a short time. The findings could help prevent or treat severe diarrhea and...
18-Feb-2015 3:15 PM EST

U-M Opens One of Nation’s Most Advanced Centers for Critically Ill & Injured Emergency Patients


No matter where they come from, some of the nation’s most critically ill and injured adult emergency patients end up at the University of Michigan. Now, they will go straight to a new unit designed just for them.
16-Feb-2015 9:30 AM EST

Baby’s Heart Defect Detected by 2-Minute Screening Test Now Required for All Newborns in Michigan


Thanks to a 2-minute test after birth, Payton Morris was diagnosed with an undetected heart defect that showed no symptoms.
12-Feb-2015 9:30 AM EST

With Generic Drugs, Eye Patients Are More Likely to Take Medicine as Directed

When patients with glaucoma switched from a brand name drug to its generic counterpart, they were more likely to take their medication as directed compared to those who remained on the brand name drug, according to a new study.
11-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

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