Noah Fromson
Public Relations Representative

Fromson joined Michigan Medicine in March 2021. He covers the neurosciences and cardiovascular medicine. He spent three years as a television reporter in West Michigan and is passionate about multimedia storytelling. Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @noahfromson

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Older women more likely to receive heart surgery, die at low quality hospitals
Women over the age of 65 who require complex heart surgery are more likely than men to receive care at low quality hospitals — where they also die in greater numbers following the procedure, a Michigan Medicine study finds.
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Female heart patients less likely to have additional problems fixed during surgery
Two studies led by Michigan Medicine find that female patients who undergo heart surgery are less likely to have secondary ailments corrected during a procedure — despite guidelines that indicate they should.
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Children from disadvantaged communities may die sooner from cancerous brain tumors
Children with inoperable brain tumors may die sooner if they live in areas with lower average income and education levels, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds.
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Timely response leads to complete recovery for young stroke survivor
For a Michigan man in his early 30s who never expected to have a stroke so young, the quick action of others allowed him to fully recover with no need for rehabilitation.
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Fewer than 1 in 4 patients receive dietary counseling after a heart attack
Although diet is the leading contributor to premature death from heart disease in the United States, fewer than one-quarter of people who undergo major heart events receive dietary counseling in the aftermath, a study finds.
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Researchers create human aortic aneurysm model to advance disease understanding, treatment testing
Using human cells in an animal body, a team of researchers has developed a functional model of thoracic aortic aneurysm, creating opportunities for more effective understanding of disease development and treatments for the potentially fatal condition.
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Neuropathy common, and mostly undiagnosed, among patients in this Michigan city
A research team, led by Michigan Medicine and in partnership with Hurley Medical Center, finds that nearly three-quarters of patients at a clinic in Flint, Mich., a community that is predominantly Black and socioeconomically disadvantaged, had neuropathy — of which 75% was undiagnosed.
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Two heart transplants, one message for organ donation
A patient who has received two heart transplants years apart shares his story and the importance of advocating for organ donation.
Xray of a stem cell in a mouse brain.
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Stem cells improve memory, reduce inflammation in Alzheimer’s mouse brains
Researchers improved memory and reduced neuroinflammation in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggesting another avenue for potential treatment.
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Chemicals stored in home garages linked to ALS risk
A Michigan Medicine study finds that storing chemicals in a garage at home may associate with an increased risk of ALS.
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Around 10% of deaths from coronary stenting, balloon angioplasty are preventable
Around 10% of all deaths following percutaneous coronary intervention are potentially preventable, a study led by Michigan Medicine finds.
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Should heart patients consider taking weight loss medications?
Cardiologist shares how weight loss medications may impact cardiovascular health.
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Death rate higher than expected for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures
The death rate for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures is higher than expected, with a rate comparable to epilepsy and severe mental illness, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds.
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AI model predicts death, complications for patients undergoing angioplasty, stents
Researchers at Michigan Medicine developed an AI-driven algorithm that accurately predicts death and complications after PCI — which could emerge as a tool for clinicians as they determine treatment for blocked heart arteries.
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Can recycled pacemakers from the U.S. save lives overseas?
Researchers and clinicians at the U-M Health Frankel Cardiovascular Center began sending reconditioned pacemakers to low- and middle-income countries for compassionate use cases in 2010 through the “My Heart Your Heart” program.
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