1. April 18, 2014

    Prolonged and heavy bleeding during menopause is common

    Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods. Researchers at the University of Michigan say it’s normal, however, for the majority of them to experience an increase in the amount and duration of bleeding episodes, which may occur at various times throughout the menopausal transition.

  2. March 21, 2014

    Obituary: Hunein F. ‘John’ Maassab, developer of FluMist

    Hunein F. “John” Maassab, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and developer of the nasal-spray influenza vaccine FluMist, died Feb. 1 in North Carolina. He was 87.

  3. March 21, 2014

    Mexican-Americans deal with high stroke rates

    Mexican-Americans suffer more damage from stroke than non-Hispanic whites but they survive longer.

  4. 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.

  5. December 13, 2013

    More evidence links lack of adult males to violent youth

    In areas where adult men are scarce, young people are 36 percent more likely to commit assaults, a research team led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health has shown.

  6. December 6, 2013

    Physicians embrace Michigan program to improve health care

    A statewide program created by Michigan’s largest insurer has succeeded in engaging primary care physicians from the ground up to improve patient care, according to the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

  7. 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.