As more Americans turn to bariatric surgery for weight loss, a new study suggests they may not want to wait until their BMI exceeds 40 to reap the biggest benefits.
An international commission states 1 in 3 dementia cases could be prevented by targeting risk factors from childhood onward. A Michigan Medicine expert explains more.
Michigan Medicine experts discuss whether active surveillance — close monitoring without immediate treatment — could reduce overtreatment for some thyroid, prostate and breast cancer patients.
Prescription drug monitoring programs could help fight a national epidemic and boost the effort to get people treatment, research shows. But states differ widely in implementation.
Primary care physicians play a key role in caring for patients with chronic pain. But many clinicians — and insurers — fail to emphasize the value of nonopioid alternatives.
For adolescents and young adults with cancer, bouncing back to a regular social life after treatment doesn’t always happen without help, a new study finds.