Getting treatment for a common sleep problem may do more than help you sleep better – it may help you look better over the long term, too, according to a new research study. It’s the first time researchers have shown specific improvement in facial appearance after at-home treatment for sleep apnea.
The latest C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health from the University of Michigan finds that few parents (10 percent) believe their own teens, ages 13 to 17 years old, have used alcohol in the last year and even fewer (5 percent) believe their own teens have used marijuana in the last year.
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, a leader in heart valve replacement, has performed its first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement. Designed to replace a diseased aortic heart valve percutaneously, the procedure potentially provides a safe and less invasive alternative to open heart surgery.
The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center is part of the national Medtronic CoreValve trial to replace diseased valves with a minimally invasive procedure. It's a potentially transformative option for aortic stenosis patients who cannot tolerate open heart surgery.