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ATS 2017 Wrap-Up: Rapid Sepsis Treatment, Predicting Mortality After the ICU and More

Thousands of critical care and pulmonology specialists from across the world gathered this week for the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Washington, D.C., to share research, medical developments and best practices for patient...
25-May-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Implicates Two Genetic Variants in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Development


Michigan Medicine researchers report a key protein is affected during heart valve formation, in the first genomewide study of bicuspid aortic valve.
25-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Parents’ Tech Obsessions Contribute to A Child’s Bad Behavior?

Study looks at whether behaviors like whining and tantrums could be related to parents spending too much time on their phones or tablets.
24-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Revealed: How a Virus Tricks Our Cells Into Helping It Build Its Invasion Route

If every cell in our body is a factory, viruses are industrial spies who try to break in and take over. New findings about how one of the most mysterious types of spy – polyomaviruses -- accomplishes this feat could aid the fight against Merkel...
23-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Largest Psoriasis Meta-Analysis to Date Yields New Genetic Clues

The identification of 16 additional genetic markers will help researchers get closer to understanding how — and why — psoriasis develops.
23-May-2017 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Exercise Affect the Brain’s Aging Process? U-M Research Aims to Find Out


Most people know that regular exercise can keep a body looking and feeling young. What about the brain? Michigan Medicine researchers were recently awarded a two-year grant to further examine the role physical activity plays on the brain.
23-May-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Probing Problems with Bariatric Surgery: Reoperations, Variation Are Common


Every year, nearly 200,000 Americans turn to surgeons for help with their obesity, seeking bariatric surgery to lose weight and prevent life-threatening health problems. But after more than two decades of steadily increasing numbers of operations,...
23-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SAEM 2017: EM Physicians Should Stay Current on Studies to Up Their Critical Care Game

Reviewing studies can be a tedious task, but a Michigan Medicine physician explains the importance of staying up to date on medical literature, even outside of one’s primary field of medicine.
22-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic


25-May-2017 3:45 PM EDT

U-M Experts Available to Speak on Reproductive Health Topics During Infertility Awareness Week

21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Excessive Throwing Puts Baseball Players at Risk (MLB Opening Day Monday)

31-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT

Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss


1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell


For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads...
30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT

Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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