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Despite data on rising rates of abuse and overdoses of narcotic pain medicines across all age groups, in a new poll from the University of Michigan, most parents said they are not very concerned about misuse of these medicines ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Egg allergic children, including those with a history of anaphylaxis to egg, can safely receive a single dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.
Immunology Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When a child is born with a disorder of sex development, decisions regarding gender assignment and genital surgery are often made quickly and under pressure.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will gain a new partner as it commences its study of earlier device use for patients with congestive heart failure.
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By looking at the entire DNA from this one patient's tumor, researchers have found a genetic anomaly that provides an important clue to improving how this cancer is diagnosed and treated.
Genetics Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Postpartum depression prevalent in under-developed countries, could impact baby health and mortality
(Medical Xpress)—Postpartum depression not only affects mothers but it could mean higher health risks for the baby – especially in low-income countries like Ghana where the condition isn't well-recognized, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
From the moment a stroke occurs, patients must race against the clock to get treatment that can prevent lasting damage. Now, a new study shows the promise – and the challenges – of getting them state-of-the-art ...
Neuroscience Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who quit smoking and took an aspirin and statin before undergoing treatment for blocked leg arteries were less likely to suffer a complication six months later, according to new research led by the University of ...
Cardiology Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Michigan Health System doesn't claim to be perfect. But its response to medical errors, near-misses, unexpected clinical problems and unintended outcomes is a model for the nation that other hospitals can ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Just yelling "turn it down" isn't enough when young people are blasting music directly into their ears via earbuds and headphones, parents say. A new poll from the University of Michigan shows parents are strongly in favor ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As we get older, the trillions of cells in our body do too. And like us, they become less resilient and able to weather the stress of everyday life. Our skin especially tells the tale of what's happening throughout our bodies.
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new class of drugs reduced the risk of patients contracting a serious and often deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplant treatments, according to a study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive ...
Medical research Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 70 percent of women who have both breasts removed following a breast cancer diagnosis do so despite a very low risk of facing cancer in the healthy breast, new research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive ...
Cancer Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Turns out the same glands that make you sweat are responsible for another job vital to your health: they help heal wounds.
Medical research Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |