November 26, 2020

Health & Medicine

  1. November 23, 2020

    Majority of Detroiters unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Sixty-one percent of Detroiters say they are unlikely or very unlikely to get a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study.

  2. November 19, 2020

    Michigan Medicine joins hospitals nationwide in ‘mask up’ campaign

    Michigan Medicine has joined about 100 of the nation’s top health care systems with an urgent plea for all Americans — mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. November 15, 2020

    Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity

    The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.

  4. November 15, 2020

    Study shows lasting effects of COVID-19 on health, work and more

    Death, rehospitalization and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances were seen in many COVID-19  patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals this spring and summer.

  5. November 13, 2020

    $7.37M grant aids creation of new diabetes research center

    Through its Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute, Michigan Medicine and JDRF announced a grant from JDRF of $7.37 million that will help establish the JDRF Center of Excellence at U-M.

  6. November 11, 2020

    U-M launches tool to report off-campus COVID-19 positive test results

    A new self-reporting COVID-19 survey tool for reporting positive test results from outside U-M is available to assist with prompt case investigation, contact tracing and to measure the overall illness in the university community.

  7. November 10, 2020

    Glioblastoma nanomedicine eradicates brain cancer in mice

    A new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of slipping past the nearly impermeable blood-brain barrier in mice could deliver cancer-killing drugs directly to malignant brain tumors, new U-M research shows.

  8. November 10, 2020

    Blood Battle with Ohio State running through Nov. 25

    The 39th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State is underway and runs through Nov. 25. All potential donors are asked to join the fight to save lives across the state and country.

  9. November 9, 2020

    Challenge to Affordable Care Act threatens women’s health care

    The Affordable Care Act has improved women’s reproductive health care, but a looming legal challenge threatens those gains. Ruth Zielinski, clinical professor of nursing, and Nicholas Bagley, professor of law, discuss the challenge.

  10. November 9, 2020

    What’s at stake in the Supreme Court’s ACA case?

    Lawyers will argue whether the Supreme Court should overturn or uphold the Affordable Care Act, in a case that matters to nearly every American, says a U-M primary care physician and researcher.