Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away, but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.
Racial disparities in pain management have been well-documented, with doctors historically more willing to prescribe opiates to whites than to other racial and ethnic groups.
More funding is needed to address the opioid epidemic that is projected to cost the United States economy $200 billion by 2020, a University of Michigan researcher says.
U-M Precision Health has released a request for applications for its Scholars Awards, which will support exceptional early-career investigators in innovative research projects that advance the field of precision health.
As many as one in three women treated for breast cancer undergo unnecessary procedures, but a new method for diagnosing it could do a better job distinguishing between benign and aggressive tumors.
About 115 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose — almost five every hour — and the numbers are increasing. Millions more misuse prescription opioid medications, or use illicit opioids, with an annual economic toll of $115 billion.
The benefits of vaping to quit smoking far outweigh the health risks of youths moving from electronic to traditional cigarettes, a new study says.
Physical activity has long been known to reduce depression and anxiety, and is commonly prescribed to prevent or cure negative mental health conditions.
However, less is known about the impact of physical activity on positive mental health conditions, such as happiness and contentment.
The university's Precision Health initiative is accepting applications for Investigators Awards of up to $300,000 each over two years to support research projects that advance the field of precision health.
Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, will undertake an architectural planning study for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor.
The School of Dentistry will undergo a major renovation project to create a more welcoming, accessible facility with an improved patient entrance, modern teaching clinics and open, flexible research space.
The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.
Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.
What some scientists envision as the master key to unlocking the mysteries of disease will be the topic of the annual RNA Symposium on March 30 sponsored by the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine.
As children hit the "tween" stage between early elementary grades and the teenage years, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision, a new national poll suggests.
As opioid addiction and overdoses continue to take a horrific toll on America, a national leader with personal and professional experience on the issue will speak about it at the University of Michigan on March 22.
Teens across Washtenaw County have a better understanding of depression and how to seek help for themselves or others, thanks to a partnership between the University of Michigan Depression Center and area public school districts.
The Natural Resources Defense Council reports that billions of pounds of food are thrown away each year in the United States. That's roughly 300 pounds of food per year for the average American.
A new surgical device developed at the University of Michigan could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures such as reconstructing a breast after a mastectomy, or a severely injured leg after a car accident.
A health insurance concept that grew from University of Michigan research may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare, allowing them to keep more dollars in their wallets while getting treated for chronic diseases such as diabetes, depression and heart failure.
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the university, have signed a definitive agreement to establish a master affiliation and a joint venture for the 133-bed St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital, effective immediately.