What do new mutations to COVID-19 mean? — and more health stories
February 1, 2021 // FOUND IN: News
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- A Caregiver Check-In: Four ways to best support the caregiver in your life from a wellness leader at Michigan Medicine.
- What Do New Mutations to SARS-CoV-2 Mean?: New SARS-CoV-2 mutations in the U.K. and the U.S. have raised alarms. Here, a Michigan Medicine expert weighs in.
- Pain Patients Who Take Opioids Can’t Get in the Door at Half of Primary Care Clinics: The “secret shopper” study included hundreds of clinics across the country.
- How Dietary Choice Influences Lifespan in Fruit Flies: Having a choice of foods may accelerate aging and shorten the lifespan of fruit flies, according to new research.
- How a Little-Known Glycoprotein Blocks a Cancer Cell’s Immune Response: The findings, published in Cancer Cell, provide a potential target to improve immune responses to cancer.
- Scientists ‘Farm’ Natural Killer Cells in Novel Cancer Fighting Approach: Engineers and oncologists have teamed up to build on this promising emerging therapy.
- New Technique Identifies Important Mutations Behind Lynch Syndrome: And here’s what that could mean for colorectal cancer.
- Controlling Pain After Surgery Doesn’t Have to Mean Opioids, Study Shows: Comparison of opioid-sparing approach with standard care shows no difference in patient satisfaction, and less pain.
- Work, Humor and Family Help Stage 4 Cancer Patient Thrive: One of the state’s top communications professionals faces her diagnosis, and job, with the support of her family, laughter and love.
- COVID-19 Coverage: Get the latest stories from the Michigan Health and the Michigan Health Lab on the coronavirus outbreak.