Study in veterans shows many fatal overdoses involved multiple substances; 70% of those who died with stimulants in their systems hadn’t received addiction treatment recently.
Michigan Medicine is renowned for groundbreaking clinical, basic science and medical educational research, with nearly 7,000 papers published annually by faculty and trainees. Here, Lab Notes highlights a selection of those articles in addition to ones covered as stories on the Michigan Health Lab blog.
New analysis of Medicare data shows substitution rather than increased utilization, and suggests policymakers should focus on increasing rural access.
Genetic meta-analysis helps researchers detect genes related to this cardiovascular disease that affects mostly women and defines relationships to other more common cardiovascular conditions.
Study identifies sulfatase, a potential drug target for inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer
Enzyme is behind the breakdown of the protective mucus barrier in the gut
Long-term, sleeve gastrectomy carries less risk of death and complications than gastric bypass, but patients were more likely to need follow-up surgery.
Two new studies show potential out-of-pocket costs for tests in patients after initial screening for lung and cervical cancer.