A new trial plans to identify patients at urban hospitals who are at risk of hypertension and use text messages to help them reduce their blood pressure and obtain follow-up care.
Kylie Urban is a senior public relations representative for Michigan Medicine where she provides external communications and media relations consult for Michigan Medicine’s musculoskeletal care areas, including the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center, orthopaedics, physical medicine & rehabilitation and rheumatology, as well as emergency medicine. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent her career thus far working in healthcare communications.
Michigan Medicine will serve as the clinical coordinating center of a new emergency care clinical trial network. How the federally funded network seeks to improve patient outcomes from emergency conditions.
A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery.
Patients with different chronic pain diagnoses recorded similar brain changes, a new study finds, suggesting a need for new treatment approaches.
New CDC Funding for U-M Injury Center Probes Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic and Injuries Nationally
Injuries are a leading cause of death — and completely preventable. To bolster research in this area, the U-M Injury Center just received new federal funding.
A new study examining allocations of NIH research dollars finds lagging support for cardiac arrest, which kills hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.