June 18, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. February 8, 2015

    Better communication essential in science, health care, Alda says

    Doctors and scientists labor under a “curse of knowledge” that they must actively fight in order to effectively connect with patients and the public, actor and science communicator Alan Alda said Friday.

  2. February 6, 2015

    Six U-M researchers selected for CHRT Policy Fellowship

    The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation has announced the six U-M researchers in the 2015 class of the CHRT Policy Fellowship.

  3. February 4, 2015

    Masseys’ gift enables research initiative into traumatic brain injury

    A significant gift from the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation is helping the U-M Health System launch a major initiative to find new ways to treat traumatic brain injury.

  4. January 30, 2015

    Study: Tamiflu shortens flu symptoms, reduces complications

    New evidence about a popular antiviral Tamiflu — often criticized as ineffective — shows that it can alleviate symptoms and prevent respiratory complications.

  5. January 23, 2015

    First residential MOOC for U-M students focuses on health care

    The university’s first massive open online course aimed solely at U-M students focuses on “Understanding and Improving U.S. Healthcare.”

  6. January 19, 2015

    MHealthy Rewards offers chance to improve health, earn cash

    MHealthy has launched its annual Rewards program, an opportunity for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to review their health and take action to maintain or improve it.

  7. January 19, 2015

    Japan’s high suicide rate is focus of ‘Saving 10,000’ event

    “Saving 10,000,” a free series of film, lectures and discussion forums that runs Feb. 5-7, addresses the issue of suicide in modern-day Japan.

  8. January 15, 2015

    U-M pilot program confirms need to support student-athlete mental health

    A pilot program designed to raise awareness and encourage discussion about mental health issues among student-athletes at U-M has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response, a U-M team told the NCAA.

  9. January 12, 2015

    Marie Chisholm-Burns to discuss health disparities in MLK lecture

    Addressing issues of health care access and equity will be the subject of the 25th Annual Health Sciences MLK Day Lecture from noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 19. It will be presented by Marie Chisholm-Burns, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, and professor of surgery in the College of Medicine.

  10. January 8, 2015

    Campuswide design charette to brainstorm Ebola solutions

    Designers, heath care researchers and African scholars at U-M will work in teams this month to generate creative responses to the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.