The Michigan Medicine Blog Recap

October 4, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss.

High School Athlete Considers Sports Medicine Profession after Recovering from Injury
A comprehensive, recovery journey with experts at Michigan Medicine led one patient back to sports and down a new, future career path. Read more

Virtual Medical Visits Get Wary Welcome From Older Adults, Poll Finds
Michigan Medicine’s new National Poll on Healthy Aging suggests people over 50 aren’t completely ready to fully embrace virtual health visits with their medical care providers. Read more

Nearly 1 in 3 Patients with Lupus Use Prescription Opioids for Pain
Despite a lack of evidence that prescription opioids reduce pain for patients suffering from rheumatic diseases, new research still finds high usage rates among adults with lupus. Read more

Surgical Innovation Course Fosters New Approach to Bone Healing
Surgeons at Michigan Medicine have created a device shown to accelerate bone regeneration, which could one day help millions who suffer from unhealable, broken bones each year. Read more

When Data Parasites Are a Positive
A growing trend of information sharing will move science forward, one cardiologist says. Read more