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The Michigan Medicine blog recap

March 27, 2020

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. How a New Valve Therapy for COPD Helped One Patient Breathe Easier Janice Bright describes how minimally invasive treatment for advanced COPD improved her quality of life. READ MORE Study Finds Disease Causing Repeats Help Human Neurons Function By focusing on the biology of healthy nerve cells, new research finds repeats in a gene, which causes Fragile X Syndrome, regulates how and when proteins are made in neurons. READ MORE COVID-19 Coverage…

Community offers donations, support during COVID-19 pandemic

March 26, 2020

Michigan Medicine faculty and staff have received an outpouring of support from the community in response to COVID-19. From practical items — including the donation of…

Researchers, community members donate gear to protect health care workers and patients from COVID-19

March 23, 2020

From left, Kristin Johnson, a U-M alumna and local dentist, and Andrew Stines of Medical School Facilities work to unload supplies delivered by a dentist who brought them from the Genesee…

Senior medical students reveal their residency destinations

March 23, 2020

On Friday, 173 U-M medical students excitedly learned their fates as future health care providers as they read their letter from the National Residency Match Program,…

The Michigan Medicine blog recap

March 20, 2020

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. Can CBD Help You Sleep? A sleep psychologist says you should reconsider stocking up on CBD products for catching some zzz’s. READ MORE How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19 They see the masks too. A pediatric psychologist offers five tips for parents on how to talk about the pandemic with their children. READ MORE What Can Hospitals Do to Prepare for COVID-19 Cases? New overview advises freeing up inpatient capacity…

For the love of the game: Rollverines reflect on another successful season

March 19, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE-o28rycsc&feature=youtu.be Today, basketball games were originally scheduled to tip-off across the country as part of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But even though the games were canceled, Headlines still has your…

Medical School, School of Nursing strong in 2021 Best Graduate School rankings

March 17, 2020

Michigan Medicine continues to excel in training the next generation of health care leaders, as reflected in the 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings, released today. The U-M Medical School, School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Engineering are rated among the best nationally for their various educational programs.  The medical school is the No. 5 institution for primary care training and ranks No. 15 nationally among research medical schools. Both rankings are up one spot from last year. U.S. News and World Report also ranked eight specialties, and U-M achieved a top-15 ranking in all eight: surgery (5), anesthesiology, family medicine and internal medicine (all at…

The Michigan Medicine blog recap

March 13, 2020

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. Women Underrepresented on Cardiology Editorial Boards Major U.S. and European cardiology journals lack female leadership, study shows. READ MORE Michigan Medicine Celebrates Women in Medicine for International Women’s Day To celebrate International Women’s Day, Michigan Health Lab asked some of U-M's women in medicine how they're empowering the next generation of women. Read their responses. READ MORE Young Woman’s Brain Aneurysm Leads to Remarkable Outcomes When one young woman suffered a life threatening brain aneurysm,…

Flattening the curve for COVID-19: What does it mean and how can you help?

March 12, 2020

Cruises and flights canceled. Colleges and universities sending students home to watch lectures online. Public schools closing. Offices asking people to telecommute. Concerts, parades, festivals and sporting events postponed. Is all…