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Consuming grapes may help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome, according to research presented Monday at the Experimental Biology conference in Boston. Natural components found ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study debunks the myth that younger moms are more likely to "bounce back" after having a baby – teenage pregnancy actually makes women more likely to become obese.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A bizarre twist on the usual way proteins are made may explain mysterious symptoms in the grandparents of some children with mental disabilities.
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mindfulness exercises that include meditation, stretching, and acceptance of thoughts and emotions might help veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder find relief from their symptoms.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For nearly two years, University of Michigan neurologist Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D. has led the nation's first clinical trial of stem cell injections in patients with the deadly degenerative disease known as amyotrophic lateral ...
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every day, millions of people with bipolar disorder take medicines that help keep them from swinging into manic or depressed moods. But just how these drugs produce their effects is still a mystery.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Deep inside your brain, a legion of stem cells lies ready to turn into new brain and nerve cells whenever and wherever you need them most. While they wait, they keep themselves in a state of perpetual readiness ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
One-quarter of women who should take hormone-blocking therapies as part of their breast cancer treatment either do not start or do not complete the five-year course, according to a new study led by University of Michigan ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Everyday, news reports detail the impact of the deficiencies in the nation's mental health care services. Even more startling, a survey from the University of Michigan reveals that many adults across the U.S. believe children ...
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Do cash rewards for healthier habits work? Maybe, says a new study, if you add on one more condition – peer pressure.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Men with an inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome face a higher lifetime risk of developing prostate cancer and appear to develop the disease at an earlier age, according to a new study led by ...
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients at Michigan hospitals are less likely to experience a urinary tract infection caused by a catheter than at other hospitals in the country, according to a new study by the University of Michigan.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Pregnant women in Ghana who slept on their back (supine sleep) were at an increased risk of stillbirth compared to women who did not sleep on their back, according to new research led by a University of Michigan researcher.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders.
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |