A new combination of investigational drugs successfully suppressed hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in a high percent of patients who had not responded to previous treatment in a study led by a University of Michigan hepatologist.
A natural enzyme derived from human blood plasma showed potential in significantly reducing the effects of graft-vs.-host disease, a common and deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplants.
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The carefully choreographed move to the new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and the Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital came to a bow earlier than planned, as 166 patients were safely transferred by early afternoon to the state-of-the-art facility.
Liver transplantation candidates want to be involved in decisions regarding quality of the donor organ, and many are reluctant to accept organs with a higher risk of failure, according to research by U-M physicians and experts.
Patients get a second chance at life at the University of Michigan Transplant Center, so it's fitting that an annual fundraiser for the center's efforts is dubbed Vita Redita, which means life restored. The ninth annual Vita Redita gala dinner and auction is set for Nov. 12.
A University of Michigan Health System-led team of researchers has found a biomarker they believe can help rapidly identify one of the most serious complications in cancer patients after a bone marrow transplant.
African-American and Hispanic children are less likely to receive a cranial computed tomography (CT) scan in an emergency department following minor head trauma than white children, according to an abstract presented Oct. 14 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Boston.
Sledding injuries are a significant cause of head injuries during winter months, according to new research presented University of Michigan pediatric faculty presented at this year's American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Boston.
As the state legislature considers modifications to Michigan's 42-year-old universal helmet law, the University of Michigan Health System and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System are joining the Washtenaw County Medical Society and other organizations in opposing the repeal of provisions that would make helmet use optional.
Ian Jenkins, became an organ, tissue and cornea donor this past May at the University of Michigan Health System. Ian was only 15 when he died, but he lived life with a purpose. His purpose lives on through his gifts to others who now have new and improved life.
Doctors at U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital recommend that parents use extra precaution when operating lawn mowers. With the summer just underway, five children have been treated for serious injuries caused by lawn mowers. U-M doctors typically see 2-3 cases like this each summer.
The University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital has earned the highest rankings in the state of Michigan and is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties according to the U.S. News Media Group's Best Children's Hospital rankings.
In the annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge, now underway, Michigan residents who sign up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry during the campaign can “vote” for their favorite school as well.