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Risks, Outcomes Differ Depending on Breast Reconstructive Surgery Type

In a new study of breast cancer patients who had breast reconstruction, researchers examine complications across the different types of surgeries. For many women facing treatment for breast cancer, breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a quality...
20-Jun-2018 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Use Gene Silencing to Alleviate Common Ataxia

In what researchers are calling a game changer for future ataxia treatments, a new study showed the ability to turn down the disease progression of the most common dominantly inherited ataxia, Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3), also known as...
20-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How the Brain Plays a Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation

A new study from researchers at Michigan Medicine explores links between chronic joint inflammation and cognitive impairment.
18-Jun-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heading to the amusement park? 1 in 5 parents did not talk about what to do if kids got lost

Parents varied in their views about reporting unsafe ride operator behavior, with 9 in 10 saying they would definitely report suspicions that the operator was drunk or on drugs.
13-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers pinpoint new subtype of prostate cancer

Researchers led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7 percent of patients with advanced disease. This subset of tumors were responsive to immunotherapy treatment.
7-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Video consultations increase liver disease survival

For patients who live in rural areas, driving to see a specialist in a large city or at a university hospital can be challenging, if not impossible. But providing their physicians with virtual access to specialists can be lifesaving to liver disease...
13-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Front-Line Medical Providers Say Michigan’s Medicaid Expansion Helped Patients’ Health and Ability to Work

Extending medical insurance to low-income Michigan residents meant they had better access to health care, earlier detection of serious illnesses, better care for existing health problems and improved ability to work, attend school and live...
11-Jun-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Probing Why Cancer Outcomes Are Worse for Minority Kids

New research will focus on finding better treatments for minority children with high-risk cancer malignancies — a group whose outcomes and survival rates are worse than other pediatric patients.
11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Why More Men Get Vasectomies During March Madness

Requests for the procedure rise in March — when many men schedule downtime to watch basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains key facts.
13-Mar-2018 4:00 AM EDT

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States May Set #Medicaid Work Requirements for 1st Time; Leader of Related Study Available to Comment

11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

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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

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Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss

1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

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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

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