The annual American Thoracic Society International Conference wrapped up this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest research and stories from this year’s conference.
Kylie O’Brien covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
Researchers are investigating whether physical activity has beneficial effects on age-related declines in cognitive function.
Why studying literature, and sometimes debating the results, is so important for emergency medicine physicians — especially as patient populations change.
A NHLBI national committee just released a national action plan for COPD diagnosis and care, providing updated professional guidelines and patient-centered recommendations.
After a 2015 national report detailed fragmentation among emergency medical services systems, Michigan Medicine researchers worked with stakeholders in Michigan to explore best practices in improving pre-hospital care.
Michigan Medicine researchers developed a new tool to gauge a young adult patient’s gun violence risk, in hopes of more efficiently using prevention resources.