U-M Hospitals and Health Centers again make honor roll of top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report; all 16 specialties honored ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers have been ranked among the country’s best hospitals, placing 14th overall for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Health systems should consider pharmacy-based interventions when involving patients who have poor follow-through taking medication. That’s according to a study appearing today in the online edition of Schizophrenia Bulletin. The study was led by Marcia Valenstein, M.D., Senior Research Scientist in the VA Health Services Research and Development Service and Associate
First and only program in the state to offer non-systemic and non-invasive treatment for depression offers new hope to people living with the disorder ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Depression Center and University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry are now offering a new option for the treatment of depression called Repetitive Transcrancial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS).
Third annual Prechter Lecture delves into risk factors and preventive measures for suicidal behavior in those with bipolar disorder
The July 10 lecture features bipolar expert Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., as speaker at the U-M Depression Center ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Minimizing suicide risks for any of the 5.7 million Americans with bipolar disorder can pose a serious challenge. As part of the third annual Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund Lecture at the
Women are 33 percent more likely than men to experience full remission with citalopram (Celexa), suggesting a biological basis for difference in response ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Women with depression may be much more likely than men to get relief from a commonly used, inexpensive antidepressant drug, a new national study finds. But many members
Findings suggest that parents, especially ones with a history of depression, should pay close attention to the conditions they create for their infant’s sleep
U-M sleep researchers find that babies born to moms with depression are more likely to have chaotic sleep patterns early on ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If there’s one thing that everyone knows about newborn babies, it’s that they don’t sleep through the night, and neither do their parents. But in fact, those first six months
Volunteers with and without anxiety disorders needed for next phase of study ANN ARBOR, Mich – Right now, about half of all people who take medicine for an anxiety disorder don’t get much help from it. And doctors have no definitive way to predict who will, and who won’t, benefit from each anti-anxiety prescription they write.