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Michigan woman, 81, dies of West Nile virus - Fox News

Surgery 24-09-2015

Michigan woman, 81, dies of West Nile virus - Fox News

An 81-year-old woman in Michigan has died after contracting the West Nile virus, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed. The unnamed woman, of Oakland County, marked the first West Nile virus death of the yea...

Fertility concerns impact breast cancer treatment decisions

Surgery 23-08-2015

Fertility concerns impact breast cancer treatment decisions

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Concerns about fertility kept a third of young women with breast cancer from taking tamoxifen, despite its known benefit in reducing the risk of breast cancer coming back. In addition, the study fo...

Obgyn training in Sub-Saharan Africa bolstered by new collections shared both online and offline

Surgery 05-04-2015

Obgyn training in Sub-Saharan Africa bolstered by new collections shared both online and offline

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —High-quality, obstetric care is a critical factor in reducing maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa, but local barriers like the availability of training materials, licensing costs and unreliable Internet acce...

Exposure to mercury, seafood associated with risk factor for autoimmune disease

Surgery 09-02-2015

Exposure to mercury, seafood associated with risk factor for autoimmune disease

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  One of the greatest risk factors for autoimmunity among women of childbearing age may be associated with exposure to mercury such as through seafood, a new University of Michigan study says. The findings, w...

Nearly 1 in 5 women who undergo hysterectomy may not need the procedure

Surgery 05-01-2015

Nearly 1 in 5 women who undergo hysterectomy may not need the procedure

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  A University of Michigan-led study of nearly 3,400 women in Michigan shows that one in five who underwent a hysterectomy for benign conditions may not have needed it. The findings, which appear in the Ameri...

Testosterone may play modest role in menopausal women’s sex drive

Surgery 19-11-2014

Testosterone may play modest role in menopausal women’s sex drive

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Levels of testosterone and other naturally-occurring reproductive hormones play a limited role in driving menopausal women’s sexual function, according to a new study conducted in Michigan and six other clin...

Half of pregnant women who have hypertension and snore unknowingly have a sleep disorder

Surgery 01-06-2014

Half of pregnant women who have hypertension and snore unknowingly have a sleep disorder

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  One in two 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...

Quintuplets born at C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospitals

Surgery 04-09-2013

Quintuplets born at C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospitals

Ann Arbor, Mich. — In a first at the University of Michigan, five babies – a set of quintuplets – were born at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital on September 5. Jessica Hicks, ...

Ghanaian pregnant women who sleep on back at increased risk of stillbirth

Surgery 24-03-2013

Ghanaian pregnant women who sleep on back at increased risk of stillbirth

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Pregnant women in Ghana who slept on their back (supine sleep) were at an increased risk of stillbirth compared to women who did not sleep on their back, according to new research led by a University of Michigan r...