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How a Poorly Explored Immune Cell May Impact Cancer Immunity and Immunotherapy

The immune cells that are trained to fight off the body’s invaders can become defective. It’s what allows cancer to develop. So most research has targeted these co-called effector T-cells. But a new study takes a step back and considers: What if...
15-Nov-2017 3:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Black Box warning Slows, But Doesn’t Stop, Codeine for Kids After Tonsil and Adenoid removal

Despite an FDA black box warning against prescribing children codeine following tonsil and adenoid removal, 1 in 20 children undergoing these surgeries continued to receive the opioid, a new study suggests.
10-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Michigan Medicine Enters Drug Discovery Collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease


Michigan Medicine enters drug discovery collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease
10-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk Lingers Years After Treatment Ends


Even 20 years after a diagnosis, women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or spreading, according to a new analysis from an international team of investigators published in the New...
3-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Increasing Rates of Chronic Conditions Putting More Moms, Babies at Risk

Pregnant women today are more likely to have chronic conditions that could cause life-threatening complications than at any other time in the past decade – particularly poor women and those living in rural communities.
1-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bacteria May Help Babies’ Digestive Tracts More Than Suspected, Scientists Find


Some of the first living things to greet a newborn baby do a lot more than coo or cuddle. In fact, they may actually help the little one’s digestive system prepare for a lifetime of fighting off dangerous germs. But these living things aren’t...
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Most U.S. Adults Say Today's Children Have Worse Health Prospects


Less than one-third of adults believe that kids are physically healthier today compared to kids in their own childhoods and fewer than 25 percent think children's mental health status is better.
2-Nov-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For 1 in 10 Cancer Patients, Surgery Means Opioid Dependence


More than 10 percent of people who had never taken opioids prior to curative-intent surgery for cancer continued to take the drugs three to six months later. The risk is even greater for those who are treated with chemotherapy after surgery.
1-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss


1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

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

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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