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  • Re-Release: Could Prostate Cancer Drugs Help Fight COVID Infections?

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    This episode first aired on 9/1/23.Researchers look into a drug called proxalutamide as a potential therapeutic for the coronavirus.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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  • A new pill for postpartum depression

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    The fast-acting pill, paired with psychosocial treatment, offers a comprehensive treatment plan, but price concerns remain.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • Re-Release: How Ants Weed Their Underground Fungus Gardens

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    This episode was first released on July 7, 2023.Findings show that the insects sniff out diseased fungus by detecting certain chemicals.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • New Research on Gender-Affirming Testosterone and Fertility

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    Evidence can help inform fertility care for transgender and gender diverse people who wish to become parents.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • Re-Release: A Recent Study Shows Overwhelmingly Positive Responses from Patients Years After Having Gender-Affirming Mastectomies

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    This episode first aired in August 2023.A study seeks to determine post surgery outcomes from patients.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • Spreading Access to STI Healthcare for Partners

    03:59
    A study explores how to better provide resources to sexual partners of those with STIs.Visit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • The 3 S's of Seizure First Aid

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    For kids with epilepsy, seizures can strike at any time. Here’s what you can do to help.Educational resources for epilepsy and seizuresEpilepsy Foundation Training and EducationMichigan Medicine Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy CareVisit Health Lab to read the full story.The transcript for this episode can be found here.Health Lab is brought to you by the Michigan Medicine Department of Communication. Michigan Medicine is the academic medical center for the University of Michigan. Health Lab is a part of the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network. You can subscribe to Health Lab on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.