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  1. Teen Dating Violence Cuts Both Ways: 1 in 6 Girls & Guys Have Been Aggressors, Victims or BothRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Dating during the teen years takes a violent turn for nearly 1 in 6 young people, a new study finds, with both genders reporting acts like punching, pulling hair, shoving, and throwing things.

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  2. Bone Marrow Fat Tissue Secretes Hormone That Helps Body Stay HealthyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - It has been known for its flavorful addition to soups and as a delicacy for dogs but bone marrow fat may also have untapped health benefits, new research finds.

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  3. Could Boosting Brain Cells' Appetites Fight Disease? New Research Shows PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Deep inside the brains of people with dementia and Lou Gehrig's disease, globs of abnormal protein gum up the inner workings of brain cells - dooming them to an early death.

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  4. Iraq Veterans with Muscle, Bone Injuries and Mental Health Conditions More Likely to End ServiceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Sixty percent of U.S. Army soldiers who were unable to return to a military career after an Iraq deployment couldn't do so because of a muscle, bone or joint injury and nearly half had a mental health diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

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  5. Dr. Thomas Wakefield Named a Director of U-M Frankel Cardiovascular CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Thomas Wakefield, M.D., has been appointed a director of the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center , as James C. Stanley, M.D., resumes his role as professor of vascular surgery and associate chair of the U-M Department of Surgery.

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  6. Insulin, Other Drugs May Do More Harm Than Good for Some Type 2 Diabetes PatientsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - For patients with type 2 diabetes - especially those over age 50 - the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University College London.

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  7. Bachmann-Strauss Foundation's Impact Grant Funds Breakthrough in Dystonia ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Twist and hold your neck to the left. Now down, and over to the right, until it hurts.

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  8. Taking the "Random" Out: New Approach to Medical Studies Could Boost ParticipationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - It's a classic Catch-22: Medical researchers need to figure out if a promising new treatment is truly better than a current one, by randomly assigning half of a group of patients to get each treatment.

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  9. Remembering Stefan S. Fajans, M.D., Former President of American Diabetes AssociationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Newswise

    Stefan S. Fajans, M.D., age 96, passed away on June 22, 2014. Dr. Fajans was Active Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes, recognized nationally and internationally as a distinguished endocrinologist and as a leader in his specialty of diabetes.

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  10. Working Parents Resort to Emergency or Urgent Care Visits to Get Kids Back Into Child CareRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | Newswise

    Ann Arbor, Mich. - Substantial proportions of parents chose urgent care or emergency department visits when their sick children were excluded from attending child care, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers.

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  11. A New Twist on Neurological Disease: U-M Discovery Could Aid Patients ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Twist and hold your neck to the left. Now down, and over to the right, until it hurts.

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  12. Sleep Education Program Spurs Preschoolers to Snooze 30 Minutes Longer at NightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Newswise

    Ann Arbor, Mich. - Taking part in an educational sleep program resulted in a 30-minute average increase in sleep duration at a one-month follow-up for preschoolers, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.

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  13. Cover the Bases: Sports Physicals Are No Substitute for Comprehensive CheckupsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 16 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Nearly half of parents say any qualified health care provider - not just a child's usual provider - can do a sports physical, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.

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  14. Mammography Has Led to Fewer Late-Stage Breast CancersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In the last 30 years, since mammography was introduced, late-stage breast cancer incidence has decreased by 37 percent, a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds.

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  15. Helping Patients Train for Surgery Earns $6.4M Health Care Innovation AwardRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program has earned a $6.4 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for its work to lower surgery costs and help Michigan patients train for surgery.

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  16. Drug Trial Shows Promise for Treating Constipation Caused by Pain MedicinesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Pain medicines often lead to constipation for patients seeking long-term pain relief, but an investigational once-daily drug may help, according to study led by the University of Michigan Health System .

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  17. Half of Pregnant Women Who Have Hypertension and Snore Unknowingly Have a Sleep DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - 1 in 2 hypertensive pregnant women who habitually snore may have unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder that can reduce blood oxygen levels during the night and that has been linked to serious health conditions, new University of Michigan-led research shows.

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  18. Radiation for Prostate Cancer Linked to Secondary Cancers, Study FindsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Among men treated for prostate cancer, those who received radiation therapy were more likely to develop bladder or rectal cancer, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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  19. Some Pancreatic Cancer Treatments May Be Going After the Wrong TargetsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - New research represents a significant change in the understanding of how pancreatic cancer grows - and how it might be defeated.

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  20. Most Women Who Have Double Mastectomy Don't Need ItRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - About 70 percent of women who have both breasts removed following a breast cancer diagnosis do so despite a very low risk of facing cancer in the healthy breast, new research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds.

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