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E. coli Gain Edge by Changing their Diets in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Michigan Medicine researcher Nobuhika Kamada explains research his team has done on what differentiates the diet of good E.coli from the diet of bad E.coli, and how humans may be able to alter their diet to improve IBS. November 4, 2019. ​ # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Science #HealthandWellness #Disease #Research #KellyMalcom #NobuhikoKamada ​​​​​​​​​​


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Patients Say Ask Before Using Medical Records for Research

Michigan Medicine Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine Director Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D. Phil emphasizes the importance of doctors obtaining consent from patients before using their de-identified data for research. October 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Research #NicoleFawcett #ReshmaJagsi ​​​​​​​​ #DPhil ​


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Study: Aggressive Breast Cancers Store Large Amounts of Energy, Which Enables It to Spread

Michigan Medicine Epidemiology Professor and U-M Rogel Cancer Center Researcher Sofia D. Merajver is researching the presence of glycogen in aggressive cancers that enable the cells to become resistant to precision medicines. October 4, 2019 #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Research #DiscoveryoftheWeek ​​


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This Protein is How Creatures Sense Cold, Researchers Discover — And it’s Found in Organisms Ranging from Tiny Worms to Humans

U-M Life Sciences faculty member, Shawn Xu et al., discovered the first-known protein that responds to cold temperatures. August 29, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #LifeSciencesInstitute #Science #Technology #Research #Genetics #ShawnXu ​​​​​​​​​


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Researchers Resolve How Fungi Produce Compounds with Potential Pharmaceutical Applications

The Michigan Life Science Institute has discovered how nature produces a large class of bioactive chemical compounds, which has been a 50-year-old mystery. September 23, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #HealthandWellness #Pharmacy #Research #Medicine ​​​​​​​​​


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How and Why Resistance Training Is Imperative for Older Adults

Michigan Medicine expert Mark Peterson Ph.D., M.S. has conducted research about how resistance training can be beneficial for older adults to empower aging and to decrease loss in muscle mass. July 25, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Research #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #MarkPeterson #KylieUrban ​​​​​​​​​​


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‘Lung Backpack’ Could Give Young Patients Mobility and Time to Heal

C.S. Mott's Hospital is developing technology called the "Lung Backpack", which would help children with lung problems be able to go outside and play and live their daily lives by wearing it. October 22, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Technology #Research ​​​​​​​


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U-M Team to Build Synthetic Neurons – First Challenge in Making Synthetic Cells

U-M engineering team is partnering with seven other institutions to create synthetic neurons, which could lead to replacing damaged spinal nerves. September 17, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #CollegeofEngineering #scienceandtechnology #Technology #Medicine #Research #AllenLiu ​​​​​​​​​


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Flying Slime May Bring Toxins With It

U-M chemistry researchers Andrew Ault and Kerri Pratt discuss how they discovered airborne harmful algal toxins and their next steps to test these aerosol toxins out in the field, in areas throughout Michigan. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Chemistry #Research #Michigan #AndrewAult #KerriPratt ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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New Robotic Labs to Track Toxicity of Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom this Summer

U-M's Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Associate Director Tom Johengen comments on the environmental sample processors placed in Lake Erie to track cyanobacteria blooms, or harmful algal blooms. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Research #nature #TomJohengen ​​​​​​​​​​