Nine hospitals in southeast Michigan have come together to form one of 25 regional stroke networks across the nation that will allow teams of researchers representing every medical specialty needed for stroke care to address the three prongs of stroke research: prevention, treatment and recovery.
In 2006, Massachusetts was on the same brink that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before, through government-driven, market-based reform. Now, a new study shows the health of residents in that one trailblazing state improved measurably, especially among the poor and near-poor, in just the first five years.
A low level of daily exposure to a common component of sunlight can cause skin damage at the molecular level after just a few days, new University of Michigan Medical School research shows. The findings highlight the need for better sunscreens to protect against these damaging rays.
A free health care clinic run by U-M medical students and faculty has reopened in a brand-new location in downtown Pinckney, months after a devastating fire ripped through the location it had shared with Faith Medical Clinic, a long-established safety net clinic.
The U-M Health System and Allegiance Health have signed a letter of intent to affiliate, with Allegiance Health becoming a member of the UMHS network. Combining their expertise and services would create better health and well-being at every stage of life for the patients served by Allegiance Health.
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 Cancer Center.
Gage Bryce, a C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital patient fighting cancer, celebrated his 12th birthday Saturday by joining the Michigan Marching Band during the halftime performance during Saturday’s football game against Ohio State.
The University of Michigan already has three wins over Ohio State this season, but the real winners are those who need the life-saving donations secured during annual challenges between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes.