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December 13, 2013

U-M researchers: Turn down the volume

As the nation continues to focus on health care prevention through reform, one cause of serious illness and even death gets ignored — environmental noise pollution.

December 6, 2013

Scholarship and Creative Work

Culling vampire bats to stem rabies in Latin America can backfire

Culling vampire bat colonies to stem the transmission of rabies in Latin America does little to slow the spread of the virus and could even have the reverse effect, according to University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues.

December 6, 2013

Herpes viruses associated with cognitive impairment

The herpes virus that in its active stage usually produces cold sores during times of stress now has been linked to cognitive impairment throughout life, with new University of Michigan research that for the first time shows an impact on children ages 12-16.

November 22, 2013

Phthalate exposure linked to preterm birth

The odds of preterm birth for women exposed to a commonly used class of chemicals known as phthalates are increased significantly, according to a new study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

November 21, 2013

Economists: U.S. will add 5 million jobs in next two years

The U.S. economy will continue its steady climb upward over the next two years, U-M economists say.

“Washington inflicted quite a bit of short-term damage to the U.S. economy in 2013,” said Daniil Manaenkov of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics in the Department of Economics.

November 19, 2013

Center to study how technology may help youths with disabilities

A $4.5 million federal grant will allow U-M researchers to study how technology — including apps for smartphones and tablets, cloud devices and a U-M-developed video game — may help young adults with spinal cord dysfunction and neurodevelopmental disabilities improve health and become more independent.

November 15, 2013

Bad boys: Research predicts whether boys will grow out of it

Using the high-tech tools of a new field called neurogenetics and a few simple questions for parents, a University of Michigan researcher is beginning to understand which boys are simply being boys and which may be headed for trouble.

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