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Enzyme Provides Built-in Protection Against Atherosclerosis

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A University of Michigan Health System study reveals enzyme CD39 is capable of clearing the atherosclerotic plaque that leads to so many heart attacks and strokes.
1-Jul-2015 6:00 AM EDT

Obese Teens in Study Less Likely to Use Contraception

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A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy.
25-Jun-2015 8:00 AM EDT

From Egypt to Ann Arbor: Family goes the distance for father's heart surgery

Living in Egypt, Nassef Matoshaleh and his wife Wafaa explored hospitals around the world—the U.K., Germany, France, Canada and the U.S.—to perform surgery on Nassef’s heart. The family prayed the trip to an Ann Arbor, Mich. hospital would...
30-Jun-2015 7:00 AM EDT

Interest in Child-Specific Nurse Practitioner Programs Dwindling Despite Strong Job Market for Graduates

While the number of graduates from family or adult nurse practitioner programs continues to rise, student applications to pediatric and neonatal nurse practitioner programs are falling.
29-Jun-2015 6:00 AM EDT

Having a Stroke? Where You Are Makes a Huge Difference in Your Treatment

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A new map of emergency stroke care in America shows just how much of a patchwork system we still have for delivering the most effective stroke treatment. And thousands of people a year may end up unnecessarily disabled as a result.
26-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Clinician-Scientist Who Developed Parkinson’s Disease Breakthrough Is Awarded the 2015 Taubman Prize

physician-scientist whose work has improved quality of life for tens of thousands of Parkinson’s disease patients is the recipient of the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, from the University of Michigan’s A....
24-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT

University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Centers Marks 500th TAVR

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The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center performs 500th procedure to fix heart valves using tiny tubes threaded through blood vessels.
15-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Majority of Adults Favor Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Concerned It Would Increase Underage Drinking

Adults across the country share the same top concern about the new alcohol-on-the-go product: potential misuse among underage youth.
12-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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