The Michigan Medicine blog recap

April 10, 2020  //  FOUND IN: News

A 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.

The Pandemic Fight Over Plaquenil

A patient with lupus weighs in on the COVID drug debate. READ MORE

14 Things to Do If Someone You Live With Has COVID-19

Tips for helping a family member or roommate cope with coronavirus effects, while protecting yourself and others. READ MORE

5 Ways to Manage Your Mental Health During COVID-19

A wellness expert offers guidance on how to protect your psychological and emotional well-being during the pandemic. READ MORE

8 Ways to Help Teens Cope with Social Distancing Blues

Social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic could be particularly challenging for adolescents and teens who thrive on social connections and may be missing events like prom and graduation. READ MORE

As More Doctors Get Drafted for COVID-19 Inpatient Care, a Trusted Reference Becomes Free

Publisher makes textbook on hospital-based medicine available to all. READ MORE

Rates of Pulmonary Complications Drastically Reduced with Newer Drug

Improved outcomes in some patients could be due to a more complete reversal of the effects of muscle relaxants used during surgery. READ MORE

Individuals Must Stand Up Against Gender Bias in Medicine

Experts propose an ethical obligation for health professionals to intervene when they witness sexual harassment, gender bias. READ MORE

Identical Mice, Different Gut Bacteria, Different Levels of Cancer

U-M study offers new clues about how the composition of the gut microbiome may contribute to the development of colorectal cancer. READ MORE

Switching Gears at High Speed for Hospital COVID-19 Care

As more and more hospitals across the U.S. admit patients with COVID-19, a Michigan team offers advice for doctors “drafted’ for duties outside their norm. READ MORE

How to Prevent 7 Common Pediatric Injuries

Being cooped up at home due to social distancing could put kids at higher risk of getting hurt. An expert offers tips for avoiding emergency room visits. READ MORE

Emergency Departments Across Michigan Collaborate on COVID-19 Response

A collaborative for emergency departments across the state of Michigan is working to help its colleagues through various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE