More than 240 faculty, staff and their dependents have joined the Diabetes Prevention Program to lose weight, increase physical activity and improve their health since July 2015, when the program first became available at no cost for U-M Premier Care members.
(Update: This proposal was approved at the July 21 Board of Regents meeting.)
The University of Michigan may not have come out victorious over Ohio State in the first-ever Rivals Challenge but U-M participants were successful in logging millions of exercise minutes and raising $1,600 for Project Health Schools.
The University of Michigan Health System reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 4.2 percent ($129 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.1 billion for the U-M Hospitals, Health Centers and the Medical Group.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents on Thursday announced a $17.5 million commitment for cancer research from Madeline and Sidney Forbes of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., will serve as the new Mary Sue Coleman Director of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, effective Sept. 1. His appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
University of Michigan developmental psychologist Alison Miller has devoted much of her professional life to investigating health risks in young children and educating parents on how to circumvent and overcome long-lasting health and behavioral issues.
The University of Michigan Health System's plans to construct a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton are moving forward with the Board of Regents' approval Thursday of a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts.
The world's largest primary pay-for-performance program designed to improve patient health care and outcomes has failed to save additional lives, says a University of Michigan researcher.
White House officials made a big announcement Friday about some very tiny creatures — the microbes that live inside our bodies and throughout our environment.
A $900,000 funding award to the School of Public Health will allow researchers to develop methods to analyze treatment evidence that could make a difference in the lives of the 25 million to 30 million Americans living with rare diseases.
The funding comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Flint community partners and three major Michigan university campuses today announced a new partnership to help address, through coordinated research efforts, the current and future status of residents and their health.
An internationally recognized head and neck cancer researcher and faculty leader with a track record in promoting diversity has been named the new executive vice dean for academic affairs for the University of Michigan Medical School.
Most cancer drugs today work by attacking tumor growth. Researchers at the Life Sciences Institute, however, are taking aim at a different piece of the cancer puzzle — preventing its ability to spread to new parts of the body, known as metastasis, which is the cause of most cancer deaths.
The university will continue this week using special virus-related cleaning procedures as it monitors an outbreak of norovirus on U-M's Ann Arbor campus.
Approximately 150 students have sought treatment for vomiting and diarrhea in the past week.
Officials at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services have confirmed norovirus as the cause of an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea that affected students on U-M's Ann Arbor campus this week.
The university continues to support sick students as it waits for test results to confirm a possible outbreak of norovirus on U-M's Ann Arbor campus.
The university currently is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on campus, first identified among students living in University Housing at West and South quads.
Between 75-100 students have become ill and sought treatment in the last few days.
The annual Face Off Blood Challenge against Michigan State University is underway and runs through Feb. 25.
Faculty, staff and students may make an appointment to donate on the American Red Cross website using the sponsor code "goblue."
As spring break approaches, the University of Michigan is monitoring events related to the Zika virus in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.