Oxytocin is a hormone that can help us bond with loved ones and can be released through touch, music and #exercise. #HarvardHealth
Dr. Noah Brown specializes in molecular pathology at #UMichPath. Learn more about his field and career at https://pathology.med.umich.edu/news/1329
Autumn is when infectious respiratory diseases start to spread more readily. That’s why October is the ideal time to boost your immunity against the viruses that cause #flu and #COVID19. #HarvardHealth
About 20 different types of endorphins exist. The best studied of these is beta-endorphin, which is the one associated with the runner’s high. We also release endorphins when we laugh, fall in love, have sex, and even eat a delicious meal. #HarvardHealth
U-M School of Nursing Assistant Professor Jade Burns, Ph.D. RN was officially notified that her National Institutes of Health (NIH) K08 would be funded. Congrats! @jadecburns Read more here: https://myumi.ch/rqXPV
35 M with hx of hypertension & Marfan syndrome with chest pain radiating to his neck becomes diaphoretic and collapses with no pulse and dies.
Postmortem exam consistent with the images. What is the histologic manifestation of the patient’s cause of death?
In the latest @CleClinicMD, Cancer Advances Podcast, @drjkaouk from @CleClinicUro joins @ShepardDale to discuss single-port transvesical robot assisted radical prostatectomy and the advancements that have been made in the field. https://cle.clinic/3UQu5CI #CleClinicCancer
The Master of Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation program is designed for the next gen of independent investigators. You will develop practical skills, network & learn new approaches to dealing w/ uncertainty in biomedical research. #HarvardHealth
New from our PGY-5 @MikeStrongMDPhD & faculty member @nickszerlip:
Check out this basic science research from @umichneuro which gives a better understanding to why cancers like prostate have a predilection for spread to the spine. @NSTumorSection They found an association with the dura mater and the CXCR2 pathway.
Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid #stroke, regardless of your age or family history. #HarvardHealth
We invite you to join us in the annual LA Cancer Challenge benefiting the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research on Sunday, October 23, 2022.
Cognitive reserve is the brain's ability to find alternate ways of doing something. This #HarvardHealth course can help you boost your own #cognitive reserve and buffer memory loss by challenging your brain.
Our own @PBajicMD answers the question, "Why do I pee so much at night?" and says the answer might surprise you:
Strong evidence shows that regular physical activity can reduce falls by nearly a third in older adults at high risk of falling. #HarvardHealth
Inflammation is the hallmark of rheumatoid #arthritis, and is also thought to play a role in the development of dementia. Could the medicines for RA lower risk of dementia? Some research points in that direction, but more is needed. #HarvardHealth
Bladder training can go a long way toward helping with urinary incontinence. Bladder control training entails learning to urinate on a schedule (timed voiding) and doing pelvic muscle exercises. #HarvardHealth
#Walking is safe exercise for most people and, in addition to improving balance, counts toward your aerobic activity goals. #HarvardHealth
Due to Hurricane Ian, there is a greater need for blood, plasma and platelets. Please consider giving at these blood drives or another near you!
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It is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. To build a better tomorrow, we must continue to bring attention to equal access and fair opportunity in the labor force and celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities in the workplace. #NDEAM
People with #COPD who reported poor #sleep had significantly higher risks of experiencing flare-ups of worsened breathing, according to a recent study. #HarvardHealth
Low blood levels of vitamin D (under 25 nanomoles per liter) were linked with higher risks of #dementia, according to a recent study. #HarvardHealth
Have you been experiencing itchy eyes, headaches and lung discomfort? It may be due to wildfire smoke. As a rule, when wildfire smoke moves to your area, it's best to avoid strenuous workouts and stay indoors. For more tips, click here.
A 2022 study found that women under 55 have different heart attack risk factors than men in this age group. For women, #diabetes, #depression, high blood pressure, and low household income are strong risk factors for heart attack. #HarvardHealth
#Flu vaccines that contain higher doses & extra ingredients to boost their effectiveness can provide better protection than the standard vaccine for adults ages 65 and older, according to @CDC, and are recommended for the upcoming season. #HarvardHealth
Enhanced flu vaccine suggested for older adults - Harvard Health
Influenza vaccines that contain higher doses and extra ingredients (adjuvants) to boost their effectiveness can provide ...
The American Heart Association recently revised its checklist for achieving optimal #heart health. Adequate #sleep was added & updates were made to previous recommendations for diet, #cholesterol and more. #HarvardHealth
Heart health guidelines get updated - Harvard Health
The American Heart Association recently revised its checklist for achieving optimal heart health. Adequate sleep was a...
Certain medications are safer & more effective for treating spine pain in older adults, according to a recent study. Among these are the OTC drugs acetaminophen and ibuprofen and some nerve pain drugs, muscle relaxants & antidepressants. #HarvardHealth
Certain medications are better than others for managing spine pain - Harvard Health
Certain medications are safer and more effective than others for treating spine pain in older adults, according to ...
Activity trackers appear to motivate people to walk 40 more minutes per day, resulting in about two pounds of #weightloss per person over time, according to an analysis published in Lancet Digital Health. #HarvardHealth
Do activity trackers make us exercise more? - Harvard Health
Activity trackers appear to motivate people to walk 40 more minutes per day, resulting in about two pounds of we...
The @loveurheart added #sleep to its list of factors for cardiovascular health. The others are a healthy diet; physical activity; low levels of nicotine exposure; and healthy levels of weight, cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure. #HarvardHealth
Sleep added to list of essential healthy heart habits - Harvard Health
The American Heart Association added sleep to its list of factors for cardiovascular health. The others are a heal...
Ten years of data suggest that AREDS2 supplements are associated with a reduced risk of macular degeneration progression without any increase in #lungcancer risk, according to a follow-up study published by JAMA Ophthalmology. #HarvardHealth
Research upholds use of supplements to slow macular degeneration - Harvard Health
Ten years of data suggest that AREDS2 supplements are associated with a reduced risk of macular degeneration progres...
People who meet the recommended physical activity guidelines may experience the same health benefits regardless of whether they spread the #exercise out over the week or do it all in one or two days. #HarvardHealth
Weekend warrior exercise pattern - Harvard Health
People who meet the recommended physical activity guidelines may experience the same health benefits regardless of whe...
October 1st is International Day of Older Persons. At UCLA Health, we're celebrating the resilience and contributions of older women.
It's possible to choose a combo of foods that help lower risks for many illnesses. An index created by researchers at @HarvardChanSPH grades food choices & it’s easy to incorporate components of this into daily eating habits. #HarvardHealth
Scoring highly on Alternative Healthy Eating Index lowers risk for many illnesses - Harvard Health
Most of us know a healthy diet reduces the risk of heart disease but may not know it’s possible to choos...
It's a wrap! #NFPath2022 is over. What a great conference! Be sure to save the date for next year - October 26-28, 2023. We look forward to seeing you there.
After surgery unrelated to the heart, a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (afib) may be more common than previously thought. These cases, which may constitute 13% of new afib diagnoses, appear to be undertreated. #HarvardHealth
Atrial fibrillation after surgery: Common and undertreated? - Harvard Health
After surgery unrelated to the heart, a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (afib) may be more common than previously ...
Today's the Day for the Career You Want!
Career Fair at the Big House, 11 am - 4 pm TODAY!
And the answer is...the 1970's! Dr. Appelman was a founding member. He and a group of colleagues came up with the GI Pathology Club in 1977 as they met in a bar while at a national meeting. This later was renamed to the GI Pathology Society (GIPS).
Dr. Eric Hsi discusses Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphomas and use of genetic markers to classify and diagnose various types of DLBCL as part of #NFPath2022's A. James French Lecture.
Older adults exposed to light while sleeping at night may be more likely to have #obesity, high blood pressure, and #diabetes compared with adults who sleep in darkness. #HarvardHealth
Light during sleep linked to conditions that harm the heart - Harvard Health
Older adults exposed to light while sleeping at night may be more likely to have obesity, high blood pressure, a...
The University of Michigan School of Nursing is issuing its third annual We Dare Challenge, to raise support for and bring attention to four dynamic projects led by U-M School of Nursing students. You can support this effort today: https://myumi.ch/wMGkd
Sorry - typo on the time for Dr. Hsi - he will be presenting at 9:00 am, not 10:00 am.
Good morning from #NFPath2022!
We will be starting at 8:00 am with Dr. Lauren Smith followed by Dr. Alex Hristove at 8:30 and our A. James French Lecturer, Dr. Eric Hsi at 10:00 am.
We hope to see you soon!
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Eating a broad variety of #fruits and #vegetables is a good way to get a sufficient intake of #flavonoids. Now, a study suggests that flavonoid-rich foods may also play a role in protecting memory & thinking as people get older. #HarvardHealth
Can flavonoids help fend off forgetfulness? - Harvard Health
Eating a broad variety of fruits and vegetables is a good way to get a sufficient intake of flavonoids, chemical...
Higher levels of an inflammatory marker were related to cognitive problems in older #BreastCancer survivors, a new @UCLA-led study finds – one of the first long-term efforts to examine the potential link between inflammation & cognition in this group.
Thank you for joining us for #NFPath2022 Day 2! We will see you here tomorrow at 8:00 am sharp. Don't miss the A. James French Lecture with Dr. Eric Hsi at 9:00 am
Treating people who have low levels of vitamin D with supplements may reduce their risk for #heartattacks and death from any cause. #HarvardHealth
Treating low vitamin D levels may help people live longer - Harvard Health
Treating people who have low levels of vitamin D with supplements may reduce their risk for heart attacks and death from any cause....
Day 2 is nearing an end at #NFPath2022. Only 3 more presentations left. Dr. Tao Huang is up soon at 3 pm. Tune in online!
Set your alarm...the Michigan Medicine Career Fair is tomorrow from 11 am - 4 pm at the Michigan Stadium (also known as The Big House)!
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Dr. Henry Appelman presented a fun overview of 50 years of GI Pathology. In which decade was the GI Pathology Society formed?