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.
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.
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.
A multi-institution study has found thatincreasing the number of insured patients was not associated with higher intensive care unit (ICU) usage in Massachusetts. The findings have implications for the nation as a whole, as health care reform takes full effect.
Researchers will explore how technology already familiar to younger groups can be used to implement
innovative types of support for young adults with spina bifida, cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
Five years ago this month, Michigan voters opened the door for a full range of stem cell research in the state. Today, that effort is well under way at U-M, and yielding results that are expanding knowledge of a wide range of diseases.
University of Michigan hosts its annual World Diabetes Day Health Fair Saturday in Ann Arbor. Hear how others with diabetes are managing the disease, participate in free screenings, have your medications reviewed and learn about clinical trials that need your help.
Late this afternoon, the Ann Arbor Police Department issued an update on the murder of medical student Paul DeWolf, and the arrests of three suspects. The University of Michigan, including the Health System, has released several brief statements in reaction to this news.
Investor Richard Rogel and Susan Rogel want the best and the brightest future doctors to continue to come to the U-M Medical School to study medicine and enter their chosen medical specialty free from debt. They also believe that strengthening the Chinese studies program at the university will lead to mutually beneficial engagement, research and global collaboration. The Rogels will step up their already extraordinary commitment to the University with a $50 million gift toward these goals.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a type of mutation that develops after breast cancer patients take anti-estrogen therapies. The mutations explain one reason why patients often become resistant to this therapy.
A U-M neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a U-M physician who has led national health care change for decades, have received top national awards for their achievements from the Association of American Medical Colleges.