Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S., new research has found that many children are not using age-appropriate safety restraints and many are placed at risk by riding in the front seat.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced on June 20 that the University of Michigan has been selected to receive $650,000 to study and develop a patient centered decision support tool for management of nephrotic syndrome.
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.
A study of adolescents with hypertension enrolled in the Michigan Medicaid program suggests that guideline-recommended diagnostic tests – echocardiograms and renal ultrasonography – were infrequently used, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
Required online rules meetings for Michigan high school coaches this fall will include a concussion education module from U-M’s Michigan NeuroSport and Pediatric Trauma Program at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
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 to have the final say on whether their teen or pre-teen gets the shots.
C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitals have been ranked among the top 100 most innovative and inspiring infrastructure projects in the world by KPMG, the audit, tax and advisory firm.