After sustaining a concussion, traditional treatment guidelines recommend strict rest, but a Michigan Medicine physician-researcher is challenging that concept with research that may advise otherwise.
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Long hospital stays and invasive medical tests help identify serious bacterial infections in infants, but a U-M expert says there may be a more efficient, less painful way to make a diagnosis.
New research suggests LVADs may not solve mitral regurgitation for some patients with poor right heart function.
Upon uncovering that inadequate blood flow can be a more imminent, life-threatening problem than aortic rupture for some patients, doctors emerge with a new procedural method.
Hesitation to put MS patients on the operating table, due to relapse risk, may have physicians delaying important surgeries unnecessarily.
The largest study of its kind finds societal factors and access to quality care, rather than genetics, underlies higher prostate cancer mortality rates for black men.