A discovery in hormone-producing cells could lead to a better understanding of diseases related to misfolded proteins.
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Overly aggressive treatment of blood sugar in older people with diabetes can harm — but a new study finds it’s still common.
A new understanding of the interaction among multidrug-resistant bacteria, and how antibiotics affect them, could lead to better infection prevention.
A new poll finds widespread oral health issues among people in their 50s and early 60s, especially among those who lack dental insurance.
Fatigue, sadness and poor health among the spouses who take care of disabled elders can mean higher Medicare bills for the patients. A Michigan Medicine study examines the connection.
Coronary artery bypass expenses vary widely across hospitals, a new study finds. Addressing a few key areas could lower hospital bills and improve quality of care.