Noah Fromson
Public Relations Representative

Fromson joined Michigan Medicine in March 2021. He covers the neurosciences and cardiovascular medicine. He spent three years as a television reporter in West Michigan and is passionate about multimedia storytelling. Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @noahfromson

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Provider takes a pulse oximetry reading from a patient's finger
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Inaccurate pulse oximeter readings could limit transplants, heart pumps for Black patients with heart failure
Racially biased readings of oxygen levels in the blood using pulse oximeters may further limit opportunities for Black patients with heart failure to receive potentially lifesaving treatments, such as heart pumps and transplants
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Statewide cardiovascular consortium, hosted at Michigan Medicine, receives national award for patient safety, quality efforts
A collaborative partnership dedicated to improving statewide cardiovascular care and outcomes — hosted at Michigan Medicine — received national recognition for efforts in patient safety and quality. BMC2 received the award for its significant improvements in the documentation of radiation use, a decrease in high-dose radiation exposure and reduction in opioid prescribing rates for patients.
Patient lies in hospital bed after surgery with bandage on head, displays toys later after recovery
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Lifechanging results for young woman after orange-sized brain tumor removed
Young woman thrives after surgery to remove a pilocytic astrocytoma tumor in her brain.
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Should heart patients consider taking weight loss medications?
Cardiologist shares how weight loss medications may impact cardiovascular health.
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Death rate higher than expected for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures
The death rate for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures is higher than expected, with a rate comparable to epilepsy and severe mental illness, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds.
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AI model predicts death, complications for patients undergoing angioplasty, stents
Researchers at Michigan Medicine developed an AI-driven algorithm that accurately predicts death and complications after PCI — which could emerge as a tool for clinicians as they determine treatment for blocked heart arteries.
Brain cancer patient gives thumbs up; smiling doctors pose at left
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Father’s journey with glioblastoma inspires son to become neurosurgeon
Physician in training inspired to specialize in neurosurgery after losing his father to brain cancer, continues to raise funds for glioblastoma research
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Can recycled pacemakers from the U.S. save lives overseas?
Researchers and clinicians at the U-M Health Frankel Cardiovascular Center began sending reconditioned pacemakers to low- and middle-income countries for compassionate use cases in 2010 through the “My Heart Your Heart” program.
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Bariatric surgery may slow cognitive decline for people with obesity
Investigators found that people with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had stable cognition two years later. Researchers say it suggests that bariatric surgery may mitigate the natural history of cognitive decline expected in people with obesity.
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A heart transplant for her birthday
At Michigan Medicine, a mother of eight kids underwent a heart transplant surgery through a process called donation after circulatory death, or DCD, which saved her life.
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Nearly 30% of caregivers for severe stroke survivors experience psychological distress
Post-traumatic stress worse among Mexican American caregivers compared to white caregivers.
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Immune metabolite reduces atherosclerosis in mice
Itaconate shows promise in reducing inflammation for several conditions
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Popular blood thinner associated with higher risk of bleeding complications
In a study of the three most commonly prescribed blood thinners, the oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban, known by the brand name Xarelto, was associated with a significantly higher risk of bleeding complications than apixaban (brand name Eliquis) and warfarin for patients with blood clots or atrial fibrillation.
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Heart attack at Michigan-Ohio State game ends in win for Ohio photographer
An Ohio-based sports photographer is recovering safely at home — and feeling somewhat victorious, despite the Buckeye loss — after having a heart attack at the conclusion of the Michigan-Ohio game.
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Both virtual and in-person nutrition visits help to lower cholesterol
The use of telehealth remains high, with over 20% of American adults taking appointments online. These visits include video calls with registered dietitian nutritionists, who have a critical role in helping patients take on lifestyle changes through medical nutrition therapy. With a focus on the changing digital landscape, researchers at Michigan Medicine found that telemedicine patients with hyperlipidemia — an excess of cholesterol or fats in the blood — experienced similar positive health benefits compared to those who had in-person visits.
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