The Michigan Medicine blog recap

September 4, 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.

6 Ways to Relieve Your Work from Home Fatigue

Use these psychologist-approved strategies to fix and avoid the remote work burnout.

Pandemic Hitting You in the Wallet? How to Find Health Coverage or Low-Cost Medical Help

COVID-19 has meant lost jobs, lost wages, and other disruptions – but that doesn’t mean you have to risk health problems or financial ruin by going uncovered or untreated.

BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations: I Know I Have Cancer, What Good is Testing?

A genetic counselor discusses how genetic testing can help guide treatment decisions as well as inform preventive measures.

During Pandemic, Medical Students Volunteer to Ensure No One Dies Alone

Students adapt and reintroduce a bedside program amid COVID-19 crisis to better console patients.

Does PPI Response Predict Other Conditions?

A research scientist and his team examine the relationship between proton pump inhibitors, endoscopy, esophageal conditions and psychological distress for patients with GERD.

COVID-19 Coverage

The latest stories from the Michigan Health and the Michigan Health Lab on the coronavirus outbreak.

New Connections Reveal How Cancer Evades the Immune System

A new study shows tumor cells eat up a key amino acid, depriving immune cells of it, which prevents them from fighting off cancer.

New Fellowship Provides Hands-on Training in Emergency Medical Services

The one-year training gives emergency medicine physicians additional education in prehospital medicine.

Uncovering the Genetics Behind Heart Attacks That Surprise Young, Healthy Women

New genetic research finds spontaneous coronary artery dissection, or SCAD, heart attacks may be more similar to different diseases than to other heart attacks.

To Improve Research in Underserved Communities, Train Community Health Workers

New grant allows for improved training of community health workers to engage minority populations in research where they are often underrepresented and health disparities exist.