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How to Best Manage Crohn’s Disease | Michigan Medicine
Two gastroenterologists weigh in on the most effective evidence-based ways to treat the complex disease.
For the full article, please visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/body-work/how-to-best-manage-crohns-disease
The importance of training providers in inclusive care for transgender patients | Michigan Medicine
When Halley Crissman, M.D., M.P.H., first became a medical student at the University of Michigan, she saw the school’s non-discrimination policy on gender identity as a good start to making Michigan Medicine, the medical center of the University of Michigan, a safe, accepting place for transgender and non-binary patients and staff. However, in her mind, the policy alone was not enough.For the full text version, visit "Videos teach inclusion and caring for transgender patients."Don't forget to subscribe and check out all of the shows on the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network.
Could the next therapy for COVID-19 already be at your local pharmacy? | Michigan Medicine
Since the beginning of the pandemic, researchers worldwide have been looking for ways to treat COVID-19. And while the COVID-19 vaccines represent the best measure to prevent the disease, therapies for those who do get infected remain in short supply. A new groundbreaking study from the University of Michigan reveals several drug contenders already in use for other purposes—including one dietary supplement—that have been shown to block or reduce SARS-CoV-2 infection in cells.For the full text version, visit: "Existing drugs kill SARS-CoV-2 in cells."Don't forget to subscribe and check out all of the shows on the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network.
Health and financial impacts for patients after short hospitalizations for COVID | Michigan Medicine
Even a relatively short hospital stay for COVID-19 can result in long-term health and financial impacts for patients, according to early results from a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. For the full text version, visit "Short hospitalizations hit hard for COVID patients."Don't forget to subscribe and check out all of the shows on the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network.