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Illustration in red and pink hues of a teen girl embarrassed she doesn't have money in her wallet for period-related products
Health Lab
Despite stigma, many support making menstrual products more accessible, study suggests
Survey shows many teens and young adults support making menstrual products more accessible to fight "period poverty."
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Health Lab
Study reveals potential to reverse lung fibrosis using the body’s own healing technique
A recent U-M study uncovers a pathway utilized during normal wound healing that has the potential to reverse idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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Health Lab Podcast
New research highlights preventable deaths for patients undergoing PCI procedures
Complications during procedures only contributed to death in about 20% of cases.
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Health Lab
New device can treat injury from sepsis
The FDA approved the use of a therapeutic device invented and developed at the University of Michigan for use in children with acute kidney injury and sepsis or a septic condition requiring continuous kidney replacement therapy.
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In drive to deprescribe, heartburn drug study teaches key lessons
An effort to reduce use of PPI heartburn drugs in veterans because of overuse, cost and potential risks succeeded, but provides lessons about deprescribing efforts.
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Thinking outside the doctor’s office: How older adults use urgent care & in-store clinics
In the past two years, 60% of people age 50 to 80 have visited an urgent care clinic, or a clinic based in a retail store, workplace or vehicle, according to new findings from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D.
Medical School News
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., to deliver Woolliscroft Endowed Lecture on April 30
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., president and chief executive officer for Intealth, will deliver the James O. Woolliscroft, M.D. Endowed Lecture in Medical Education from 5-6 p.m. on April 30 in the Danto Auditorium of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The Grand Rounds presentation is open to the entire Michigan Medicine community, as well as faculty, staff and learners from the U-M’s other health sciences schools
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Department News
M&I grant administration team attends and presents at the National Council for University Research Administrators (NCURA) conferences
M&I grant administration team attends and presents at the National Council for University Research Administrators (NCURA) conferences
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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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Medicare pays for message-based e-visits. Are older adults using them?
Telehealth study of patient portal e-visits by Medicare participants shows few had an interaction for which their provider billed them.
Michelle Hastings
Department News
Michelle Hastings, Ph.D., receives Pfizer Upjohn Research Professorship in Pharmacology
Michelle Hastings, Ph.D., receives Pfizer Upjohn Research Professorship in Pharmacology
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Health Lab
Researchers discover urine based test to detect head and neck cancer
At-home test can detect tumor DNA fragments in urine samples, providing a non-invasive alternative to traditional blood-based biomarker tests
14 UMMS Department of Anesthesiology residents and faculty pose for a photo at MARC 2024
Department News
Nine residents place at annual Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference
University of Michigan Medical School Department of Anesthesiology residents present at the 2024 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC).
Krystal Santiago Colon
Department News
Krystal Santiago Colon receives 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
Krystal Santiago Colon (Ph.D. Student, Mattis/Isom Lab) has recently been selected to receive a 2024 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
Cat Demery, James Teuber, Livia Stanger
Department News
Nominations for the 2024 OGPS Grad Student Awards- Congratulations to Cat Demery, Livia Stanger, and James Teuber
UM Pharmacology has recently submitted its nominations for the 2024 OGPS Graduate Student Awards/Phyllis M. Wise Graduate Student Awards in Biomedical Sciences - Cat Demery, Livia Stanger, and James Teuber.