A new tool that takes into account personalized risks and benefits, and allows for a range of patient preferences, will help clinicians decide whom to screen for lung cancer.
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 biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
After two other depression treatment options fail to give relief, a new analysis suggests patients and providers may want to look to electroconvulsive therapy
Most nurses focus on caring for patients, but some also pursue academic research to improve standards of care. Michigan Medicine experts discuss the crucial connection.
Giving more health care spending flexibility under a states’ rights approach could benefit a population the current administration has sought to discourage, a new report finds.
Most older Americans are satisfied with their sex lives, but frequency varies by age, health and other factors. And not many consult their doctors about sex-related problems.
Many older adults with severe hearing loss don’t have hearing aids, but those with them typically use less costly types of health care, a new study finds.