September 17, 2019

Health & Medicine

  1. May 17, 2019

    U-M among recipients of NIH grant to fund flu research

    A U-M researcher is part of an international team that has secured a $35 million, seven-year National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant to look into influenza.

  2. May 6, 2019

    Mental Health Month highlights resources, services, support

    Faculty and staff struggling with life’s challenges find help at U-M, where support is available year-round on all three campuses and at Michigan Medicine.

  3. April 15, 2019

    HPV rates up for women under 40, boosting cancer risk

    Human papillomavirus infection rates are increasing in women born after 1980 who did not receive the HPV vaccine — putting them at higher risk for HPV-related cancers, according to a U-M study.

  4. April 15, 2019

    U-M startup analyzes patient imaging files to aid treatment

    A U-M startup has figured out how to mine and analyze data from digital image files such as X-rays, MRIs and CT scans with technology that could pinpoint treatment choices for each patient.

  5. April 8, 2019

    U-M team triumphs in STAT Madness science competition

    A team of U-M scientists who have developed a treatment for the hearing condition tinnitus took home the title in the March Madness-style STAT Madness competition.

  6. April 5, 2019

    Poll finds pets provide benefits, some concerns for older adults

    Pets may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, but they can also bring concerns and some people may even put their animals’ needs ahead of their own health, a new poll shows.

  7. March 28, 2019

    Michigan Medicine, Sparrow sign affiliation agreement

    Michigan Medicine and the Lansing-based Sparrow Health System have signed an affiliation agreement paving the way for ongoing collaboration between the two systems.

  8. March 25, 2019

    RNA Symposium dives into foundational RNA bioscience

    The Center for RNA Biomedicine’s fourth annual symposium on Friday will focus on foundational ribonucleic acid biosciences, from discovery to function. 

  9. March 22, 2019

    Raising state’s tobacco purchase age could combat premature deaths

    Restricting sales of tobacco products to people 21 and older could keep 11,000 Michiganders from starting to smoke, potentially avoiding premature deaths in two-thirds of that population, a U-M study says.

  10. March 11, 2019

    Michigan Drug Discovery awards grants for five new projects

    Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for three new drug discovery projects by U-M faculty, and will assist two early-stage cancer projects funded by the Rogel Cancer Center.