A Michigan Medicine researcher teamed up with colleagues in China to investigate muscular strength as a predictor of metabolic disorders and physical disabilities.
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Michigan Medicine researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug’s efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.
Researchers investigated the scarring process in the lungs of recent lung transplant patients in hopes of finding novel therapies to stop this dangerous process that leads to graft failure.
A recent survey found that a majority of doctors who are not foot specialists don’t know enough about a rare form of foot damage, which can lead to significant disability in patients.
New guidelines from Michigan Medicine researchers and the American Diabetes Association equip physicians with better information on the condition.