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: Twitter: @noahfromson

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Health Lab
Drug combination reduces narcotic use, manages pain after surgery for teens with scoliosis
Narcotics after surgery often lead to side effects such as nausea, vomiting and itching.
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Health Lab
For kids with severe scoliosis, growth-friendly surgeries cause more complications than single spinal fusion
The results of this study will allow parents of young children to make more informed decisions about treatment plans.
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Health Lab
Education and earnings: cost of childhood spinal cord injuries from gunshot wounds
Researchers say pediatric injury prevention needs to be more of a public health focus.
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Health Lab
Olympic dreams to team doctor
Former competitive swimmer joins USA Swimming in world championships.
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Health Lab
Drug made from pig intestine helps escape the “trap” of clot-causing immune response
Study findings bring researchers closer to the “holy grail” for neutralizing and preventing harmful blood clots that can occur in potentially several diseases.
Health Lab
U-M Health leaders: COVID-19 surge keeping us from delivering lifesaving care, people dying at home
U-M Health canceling surgeries, reducing transfers due to high volume of COVID cases.
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Health Lab
Youth violence prevention program finds success in emergency room, primary care settings
A new youth violence prevention program focuses on reducing teen violence, including gun violence, by intervening in primary care and emergency department settings.
News Release
University of Michigan Health emergency department to deliver hygiene kits to Washtenaw County homeless shelters
During the latest surge of COVID-19 cases, emergency departments across the state face crowding and longer wait times. While they remain dedicated to serving patients, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine are donating 300 personal hygiene kits to homeless shelters in Washtenaw County.
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Health Lab
Refinement of genetic signals for psoriasis by combining European-origin and South Asian populations
Researchers report progress towards understanding which genes play the biggest roles in psoriasis.
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Health Lab
Less than 10% of opioid overdose patients are prescribed potentially lifesaving medications after emergency treatment 
Prescriptions written in the ER or at follow-up clinic visits could rescue patients during future overdoses and treat opioid addiction.  
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Health Lab
Rural ERs, despite closure threats, save lives at similar rate as urban hospitals
Rural hospital closures mean that emergency care is harder to access for rural communities. A new study found rural hospitals do not have a difference in mortality rate in both emergency and health care settings.
News Release
University of Michigan Health responds to recent COVID-19 surge
In recent days, University of Michigan Health, part of Michigan Medicine, has seen a significant increase in COVID-19 activity, as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise rapidly across the state.
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Kidney disease is a problem for cerebral palsy patients. Why are doctors missing it?
Researchers say new measures of kidney function are needed for people with the condition, which is caused by damage to, or malformation of, the developing brain.
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Health Lab
Pregnancy stretch marks cause stress and emotional burden, study finds
Participants said the lesions caused similar or more distress than skin conditions like acne or psoriasis.
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Health Lab
For psoriasis, molecular signature in healthy-appearing skin may be best predictor of response to anti-TNF treatment
Patients with psoriasis may hold clues in their genetic profile to predicting anti-TNF treatment response, furthering the application of precision medicine.
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