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3D Printed Fetal Head Helps Manage Care for Baby with Life-Threatening Airway Mass


Conan Thompson becomes first baby to have a 3D printed model made of his face while still in the womb to help doctors determine whether he would need a lifesaving procedure at birth.
12-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could One of the University of Michigan’s Newest Medical Ideas Help You or Your Family?


You might not see a tiny University of Michigan “block M” logo on the drugs, devices and methods your doctors use in the future. But new ideas developed at U-M may very well be behind the care you get. In fact, more of those ideas are making...
12-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Women May Have Option to Get IUD Minutes After Giving Birth

More women may have the option to get an IUD or contraceptive implant immediately after delivering a baby, thanks to expanding Medicaid coverage around the country.
2-Oct-2015 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Placebo Power: Depressed People Who Respond to Fake Drugs Get the Most Help From Real Ones


When it comes to treating depression, how well a person responds to a fake medicine may determine how well they’ll respond to a real one, a new study shows. Those who can muster their brain’s own chemical forces against depression have a head...
28-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Michigan Team Helps Perform First Kidney Transplants in Ethiopia

U-M Transplant Center staff works with St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College to establish program
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Former Ethiopia Hospital CEO Named to Lead Global Center for Women's Health


Former Addis Ababa hospital executive to play key role in improving maternal health in Ethiopia as new executive director of the Center for International Reproductive Health Training (CIRHT) at the University of Michigan.
23-Sep-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Emergency Department Visit Provides Opportunity to Reduce Underage Drinking


The results of a five-year trial from faculty at the University of Michigan Injury Center found giving youth in the emergency department a short intervention during their visit decreased their alcohol consumption and problems related to drinking...
23-Sep-2015 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Death & Money in the ICU: Pneumonia Findings Surprise Researchers

When an older person gets hospitalized for pneumonia, where’s the best place to care for them? New research findings about deaths and health care costs in such patients fly in the face of conventional wisdom – and could change where doctors...
22-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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