The Michigan Medicine blog recap

December 1, 2020  //  FOUND IN: News

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.

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Does Kiwifruit Help Chronic Constipation?

The little green fruit may hold some suprising digestive benefits say researchers. Read more

Understanding Quality of Life for Caregivers of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury

Quality of life is just as important for people with a traumatic brain injury as it is for their caregivers, new studies explain. Read more

The Link Between Obesity and Puberty

A lab studying the role of metabolism in reproduction examined two important regions in the brain to try and understand how leptin influences pubertal timing. Here’s what they found

How to Protect Your Mental and Physical Health This Holiday Season

Here’s how to best prepare for the winter months ahead while staying safe from COVID-19. Read more

Octogenarian Finds Hope with MitraClip Procedure

Her first doctor told her she wasn’t a candidate for surgery. But a second opinion from Michigan Medicine proved otherwise. Read more