Using antibiotic eye drops for pinkeye is often the wrong way to go. But a Kellogg Eye Center study shows 60 percent of pinkeye patients are getting prescriptions for the common eye infection that typically clears up on its own.
American scientific teams still publish significantly more biomedical research discoveries than teams from any other country, a new study shows, and the U.S. still leads the world in research and development expenditures. But American dominance is slowly shrinking, the analysis finds, as China’s skyrocketing investing on science over the last two decades begins to pay off.
Michigan Medicine reported positive fiscal year-end results today, with an anticipated 5.6 percent ($210 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.7 billion for the University of Michigan Health System.
One of the oldest departments at the University of Michigan is about to get a new leader, with the appointment of Pierre A. Coulombe, Ph.D., to lead the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology in the Medical School.
Plans to expand Michigan Medicine’s Clinical Simulation Center, an innovative instructional learning laboratory used to train health care professionals, took a step forward today with U-M Board of Regents approval of the project’s proposed budget and design plans.
The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will play a free concert on Thursday, April 20. The orchestra is made up of faculty, staff, students and alumni from across the university's medical and scientific community.
3, 2, 1 match! On Friday, March 17, 170 fourth-year medical students at the University of Michigan and across the nation participated in a countdown to discover where they will continue their professional medical journey. At noon, they tore into the envelopes revealing where they’ll begin residency training this summer.
Veterans who have drug or alcohol problems are more than twice as likely to die by suicide as their comrades, a new study finds. And women veterans with substance use disorders have an even higher rate of suicide -- more than five times that of their peers, the research shows. The risk of suicide differs depending on the type of substance the veteran has problems with, according to the study.
The University of Michigan Medical School moved up two notches on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings and continues to be one of the country's best training grounds for future physicians.
Even when rapidly treated, less than 10 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims survive, according to the American Heart Association. That’s why Michigan Medicine is launching a new study to examine the potential benefit of a life-saving resuscitation strategy for sudden cardiac arrest.
Michigan Medicine and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN), have entered into a three-year research alliance to identify potential new therapies for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, obesity and related metabolic disorders.