A high-dose antioxidant regimen helps slow one type of genetic hearing loss in mice. Researchers hope to learn whether it could someday be used to treat the most common cause of childhood deafness.
The development of an artificial placenta — used successfully in premature lambs — could revolutionize the treatment of extreme prematurity.
Many parents worry that short stature spells psychosocial issues for children. But a U-M research review pokes holes in this premise.