Housing status isn’t always recorded in medical records, so researchers say new data are likely just the “tip of the iceberg”.
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.
A study finds those who had gender-affirming therapies were less likely to have sleep disorders, suggesting a possible protective effect.
Just over 125 of 100,000 people in the U.S. will have a bypass procedure.
Complication and death rates were similar for both gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy when researchers compared the two weight-loss surgeries in adolescents covered by Medicaid.
Medical debt in collections and bankruptcy much higher in working-age adults after hospitalization for traumatic injury, suggesting need for strategies to reduce financial burden.
Health providers could help by discussing the topic with patients, analysis of National Poll on Healthy Aging data suggests.