Michigan Health Lab's 20 for 2020
Before ringing in the new decade, take a quick look back at the platform's most read stories of the year.
Oh 2019, how much we have learned over these last twelve months! As the new year quickly approaches, we’re reflecting back on what our Michigan Medicine experts have taught us, and the world, through their work.
To help kick off 2020, we’ve round up the most read stories of the Michigan Health Lab blog, counting down to the biggest read of 2019. Enjoy the snippets, and click the titles to learn more about each.
This study found one in seven kids and young adults have at least one treatable mental health disorder.
U-M researchers found that a smartphone app reduced clinic calls and simplified care instructions for parents after their child underwent tonsil surgery.
Suicides and drug overdoses kill American adults at twice the rate today as they did two decades ago, researchers found in this analysis.
This U-M study found requirements deep in the Affordable Care Act had a sizable effect on the ability of people with diabetes to get health insurance.
Two U-M admissions officers provided key application tips for those looking to pursue an M.D.
U-M specialists offer innovative weight-loss treatments using noninvasive techniques as part of this new multidisciplinary program.
This paper described the significant impact a residency program can have on an intern’s mental health during their first year.
A randomized trial showed that when patients were provided special disposal bags, odds doubled that they would safely discard their leftover medication.
This paper outlined approaches for health care providers on how to help patients better balance the risks and benefits of anticoagulants.
Investigators took a deeper dive into the state’s medical marijuana registry data.
Nearly 1 in 3 low-income people who enrolled in Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program discovered they had a chronic illness that had never been diagnosed, according to these findings.
The Kellogg Eye Center began treating patients with a new gene therapy for children and adults with inherited forms of vision loss.
A study conducted in mice discovered both a root cause for known differences between the sexes and a possible target for new treatments.
Clinical trial results of an immune-based therapy to treat pre-cancers in the cervix found the vaccine completely eliminated HPV infections in a third of women enrolled.
According to this study, expanding Medicaid to more low-income adults helped many feel healthier and do a better job at work or in searching for a job.
For patients participating in scleroderma clinical trials, this article described a novel outcome measure from experts in the field.
Investigators reported an increase in patients being prescribed opioids for ankle sprains and urged awareness of treatment guidelines.
A new clinical trial is now currently evaluating a next-generation approach to replacing damaged knee cartilage.
Researchers published the first longitudinal study to date on results of people who have been exposed to prolonged stress.
Published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, experts took a national look at patients’ perceptions of proton pump inhibitors and how they were personally changing their use of the drugs.