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14 Medical School faculty named AAAS fellows – University of Michigan Health System News

ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan led the nation with 22 faculty members — 14 of them affiliated with the U-M Medical School — elected as 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The U-M researchers are among 443 newly elected fellows announced today by AAAS. The Medical School faculty,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sleep deprivation ‘triples the number of lapses in attention’

A new study adds to the evidence that sleep deprivation has a significant effect on our day-to-day functioning. The authors warn that if we have slept poorly overnight, we are twice as likely to commit errors, some of which may well be very costly. Share on PinterestResearchers warn that accumulating evidence demonstrates just how risky… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »