Haley Otman

Otman was a previous Health Lab contributor and member of the public relations team.

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When FMD hits a family, abdominal aortic aneurysms may too
Study finds shared genetics between two inherited diseases of the arteries.
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Finding the right memory strategy to slow cognitive decline
A new study compares two popular forms of cognitive training that people often use to improve learning and memory.
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Michigan Medicine names new chair for Department of Neurosurgery
The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved the appointments of Aditya S. Pandey, M.D., as chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Julian T. Hoff, M.D., Professor of Neurosurgery in the Medical School, effective June 1, 2022.
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New guidelines overhaul best practices for heart failure prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Updated heart failure management guidelines add recommendations for the use of SGLT inhibitors and for managing patients with cancer therapy-related cardiotoxicity.
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Treating heart attacks with a medium chain fatty acid
Heart attacks mean energy deprivation. Could a fatty acid found in energy drinks, then, help recovery?
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Heart-safe snow shoveling
Before you head outside with your shovel, brush up on these tips to keep your heart safe out in the snow.
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Helping hearts across Michigan
A cardiologist reflects on 25 years of statewide collaboration through the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium.
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New guideline urges ditching opioids for painful diabetic neuropathy
Neurology experts reviewed the latest evidence to offer new recommendations for management of painful neuropathy in diabetes patients.
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Clearing cholesterol crystals with a new nanoparticle
Researchers developed an HDL-mimicking nanoparticle that modified heart disease-related plaques in preclinical research.
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Making the case for more diversity in genetic research
A new publication shows how more varied samples push science even further than homogeneous studies of the past.
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Addressing two leaky heart valves at once
Adding tricuspid repair to the OR docket makes sense for some patients already undergoing surgery for degenerative mitral regurgitation, a new study shows.
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DNA testing at the doctor’s office
A human genetics experts discusses how these DNA tests might be useful in practice and what cautions remain.
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Using miniature heart tissues to study how the heart beats
Preclinical research allows for a more efficient analysis of heart conditions.
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Androgen hormones may exacerbate sex differences in COVID-19 outcomes
A pre-clinical study explores the role of hormones in the COVID-19 vascular damage that’s generally worse in men than in women.
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New genes identified for fibromuscular dysplasia
Genetic meta-analysis helps researchers detect genes related to this cardiovascular disease that affects mostly women and defines relationships to other more common cardiovascular conditions.
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