Millions of times a year, samples of blood, tissue, saliva and more travel from Michigan Medicine’s patient care facilities to the Department of Pathology for testing that can reveal a patient’s diagnosis, track their response to treatment or guide their future care.
The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was recognized among the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday.
Michigan Medicine reported fiscal year-end results June 21, with an anticipated 2.4 percent — or $103 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $4.3 billion for the University of Michigan’s academic medical center.
The University of Michigan has been recognized for its work in the areas of sexual assault prevention and alcohol abuse prevention by a national organization dedicated to creating safer, healthier campus communities.
Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away, but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.
Racial disparities in pain management have been well-documented, with doctors historically more willing to prescribe opiates to whites than to other racial and ethnic groups.
More funding is needed to address the opioid epidemic that is projected to cost the United States economy $200 billion by 2020, a University of Michigan researcher says.
U-M Precision Health has released a request for applications for its Scholars Awards, which will support exceptional early-career investigators in innovative research projects that advance the field of precision health.
As many as one in three women treated for breast cancer undergo unnecessary procedures, but a new method for diagnosing it could do a better job distinguishing between benign and aggressive tumors.
About 115 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose — almost five every hour — and the numbers are increasing. Millions more misuse prescription opioid medications, or use illicit opioids, with an annual economic toll of $115 billion.
The benefits of vaping to quit smoking far outweigh the health risks of youths moving from electronic to traditional cigarettes, a new study says.
Physical activity has long been known to reduce depression and anxiety, and is commonly prescribed to prevent or cure negative mental health conditions.
However, less is known about the impact of physical activity on positive mental health conditions, such as happiness and contentment.
The university's Precision Health initiative is accepting applications for Investigators Awards of up to $300,000 each over two years to support research projects that advance the field of precision health.
Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, will undertake an architectural planning study for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor.
The School of Dentistry will undergo a major renovation project to create a more welcoming, accessible facility with an improved patient entrance, modern teaching clinics and open, flexible research space.
The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.
Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.
What some scientists envision as the master key to unlocking the mysteries of disease will be the topic of the annual RNA Symposium on March 30 sponsored by the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine.
As children hit the "tween" stage between early elementary grades and the teenage years, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision, a new national poll suggests.
As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a horrific toll on America, a national leader with personal and professional experience on the issue will speak about it at the University of Michigan on March 22.
Teens across Washtenaw County have a better understanding of depression and how to seek help for themselves or others, thanks to a partnership between the University of Michigan Depression Center and area public school districts.