You might not see a tiny University of Michigan “block M” logo on the drugs, devices and methods your doctors use in the future. But new ideas and technology developed at U-M may very well be behind the care you get.
When it comes to treating depression, how well a person responds to a fake medicine may determine how well they’ll respond to a real one, new research finds. Those who can muster their brain’s own chemical forces against depression, it appears, have a head start in overcoming its symptoms with help from a medication.
Former Addis Ababa hospital executive to play a key role in improving maternal health in Ethiopia as the new executive director of the Center for International Reproductive Health Training (CIRHT) at the University of Michigan.
The results of a five-year trial from faculty at the University of Michigan Injury Center found giving youth in the emergency department a short intervention during their visit decreased their alcohol consumption and problems related to drinking over the following year.
When an older person gets hospitalized for pneumonia, where’s the best place to care for them? New research findings about deaths and health care costs in such patients fly in the face of conventional wisdom – and could change where doctors decide to treat them. Seniors with this common lung infection, the researchers show, had a better chance of surviving if they went to an intensive care unit rather than a general hospital bed.
While many parents are concerned about cyberbullying, they are conflicted when it comes to actually defining it and determining appropriate punishments, according to today’s report from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.