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Millions of women suffer from unexplained vulvar pain so severe it can make intercourse, exercise and even sitting unbearable.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Results of a SWOG clinical trial published August 2 in the New England Journal of Medicine show the combination of anastrozole and fulvestrant extended the median survival time of women with hormone receptor-positive metast ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have identified a compound that could interrupt the chain of events that cause damage to the retina in diabetic retinopathy. The finding is significant because ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
University of Michigan researchers have discovered a new cause of congenital myopathy: a mutation in a previously uncharacterized gene, according to research published this month in the American Journal of Human Genetics.
Genetics Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The finding involves the cancer gene RhoC, which has previously been shown to promote metastasis of many types of cancer. RhoC levels increase as breast cancer progresses and high levels of RhoC are associated with worse ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Michigan heart researchers are shedding light on a safer method for steadying an abnormal heart rhythm that prevents collateral damage to healthy cells.
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Breast cancer treatments such as Herceptin that target a marker called HER2 have dramatically improved outcomes for women with this type of cancer. But nearly half of these cancers are resistant to Herceptin from the start ...
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most U.S. adults support laws that allow teens to get medical care for sexually transmitted infections without parental consent. But when asked about the vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), most adults want parents ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Severe sepsis, a body's dangerous defensive response against an infection, not only diminishes the quality of life for patients it puts their spouses at a greater risk of depression, a joint University of Michigan ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cancer diagnosis for adolescents and young adults can be especially challenging, and new research shows the social, psychological and informational support these patients need might be going unmet.
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As thousands of Americans await a life-saving kidney or liver transplant, medical teams are paying close attention to another organ: their hearts.
Cardiology Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new single-gene cause of chronic kidney disease has been discovered that implicates a disease mechanism not previously believed to be related to the disease, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
Genetics Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new approach to testing medical treatment options could ensure that more patients get the most beneficial treatment for them but still yield valuable research results that stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many hospitals offer residency programs for doctors in training, allowing them to complete the education needed to become practicing physicians. Hospitals find those residents using National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) ...
Other Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
- As the world fights obesity at the human level, scientists at the University of Michigan and their colleagues have made a surprising finding at the microscopic level that could help fuel that fight.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |