3D printing fuels U-M efforts to rapidly increase ventilator capacity while providing each patient on vent support with individually tailored gas pressures and pressure monitoring.
Ear, Nose & Throat
A unique arm of Michigan Medicine’s Cochlear Implant Program helps individuals thrive.
A U-M otolaryngology team has designed an innovative trach plug for patients who either no longer need a tracheostomy tube or require support only intermittently.
A national study shows prescription opioid use disorder is twice as high among deaf and hard-of-hearing young and middle-aged adults, compared with their peers who don’t experience hearing issues.
A poll of older adults finds physical and mental health issues, including hearing problems, as well as poor diet, exercise and sleep habits, are tied to loneliness.