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The long-term consequences of pneumonia can be more detrimental to a person's health than having a heart attack, according to joint research from the University of Michigan Health System and University of Washington School ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help.
Immunology Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The skin cancer growing on Carolyn Bohlmann's nose was not a very aggressive variety. But it was deep and located right on her nostril. The tricky part was not so much removing it – MOHS surgery, the procedure ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Primary care practices around the country are being encouraged and even paid to become "medical homes," but small practices might be at a significant disadvantage in this race to improve health care for children, according ...
Pediatrics Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Each year, more than 130,000 children younger than 13 are treated in U.S. emergency departments after motor-vehicle crash-related injuries.
Pediatrics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
Pediatrics Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds that the protein HER2 plays a role even in breast cancers that would traditionally be categorized as HER2-negative – and that ...
Cancer Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two major health reform laws, enacted 25 years apart, both try to meet an ethical standard to provide broad access to basic health care. Neither quite gets there—but it's not too late for modern health care reform to bring ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An antidepressant drug used since the 1960s may also hold promise for treating sickle cell disease, according to a surprising new finding made in mice and human red blood cells by a team ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers don't know the exact cause of Behçet's disease, a chronic condition that leads to oral and genital sores and serious complications such as blindness, but new research brings better understanding to what makes ...
Genetics Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In communities where Dad is more likely to be missing from the picture, more babies are born prematurely and of lower weight, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Public Health ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to gene sequencing and personalized medicine for cancer, spotting an aberrant kinase is a home run. The proteins are relatively easy to target with drugs and plenty of kinase inhibitors already exist.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Medical research is vital to the advancement of health care, but many medical research studies have too few people who participate. A new study from the University of Michigan takes an in-depth look at public participation ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0