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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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