November 15, 2019

Health & Medicine

  1. October 3, 2019

    How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists

    A U-M study suggests shifting from the current organ-donation system, in which one opts in to be a donor, to one of “presumed consent” — unless one opts out — could improve shortages.

  2. October 2, 2019

    How researchers can help win the long game on public health

    A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.

  3. October 2, 2019

    Expanding Medicaid means health problems get found, study finds

    A new study from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program often helped those enrolled learn about a chronic illness that had never been diagnosed.

  4. October 2, 2019

    Collaboration may improve access to HIV testing, primary care

    Getting better access to testing and proper primary care for individuals vulnerable to HIV could be as simple as a telephone call or email among health providers, a new study says.

  5. September 30, 2019

    Screening for lung cancer based on risk could save lives

    Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer could prevent 14 percent of lung cancer deaths per year, according to a group that includes researchers from the School of Public Health.

  6. September 30, 2019

    Get up to $5,000 to implement ergonomic-friendly solutions

    Departments and units that want to solve ergonomic issues can apply for a grant of up to $5,000 through the MHealthy Ergonomics Awareness Program.

  7. September 27, 2019

    U-M teams receive $25.5M for opioid-related prevention, treatment research

    As the nation continues to battle addiction and overdose related to opioids and other drugs, several teams of U-M researchers have received millions of dollars in new federal funding to address the issue head-on.

  8. September 27, 2019

    Safe Medication Disposal Event set for Oct. 1

    The Safe Medication Disposal Event Oct. 1 is hosted by the College of Pharmacy, during which unused and expired medications are collected for environmentally safe disposal.

  9. September 26, 2019

    UM-Flint program responds to opioid crisis

    The damage caused by the opioid epidemic has spurred UM-Flint to develop a bachelor’s degree-level program in Substance Use Treatment and Intervention within the social work department.

  10. September 23, 2019

    U-M, Karmanos receive $9.2M grant for prostate cancer research

    Michigan’s two elite cancer programs — U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute — received a $9.2 million National Cancer Institute grant to fight prostate cancer.