A new tool “scores” patients based on the impact of their multiple chronic conditions.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's primary care, biomedical and mental health researchers, and the findings and opinions of the 600 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI.
A U-M study found that type 1 diabetes rates were one-third lower in children who received all doses of the rotavirus vaccine.
As interest grows in addressing pediatric firearm injuries — the second-leading cause of death for young people, researchers list the most urgent priorities for study.
Most of those overdosing haven’t received prescription opioids recently, suggesting a need for more opioid use disorder screening and treatment.
New research shows that a combination of two immune-system factors could open up new avenues for treating diabetes and obesity.
Many people in their 50s and early 60s buy supplements or do puzzles in hopes of staving off memory loss.