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.
President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative on Monday issued its first Request for Applications to U-M faculty, calling for high-impact research initiatives focused on solving critical problems in the biosciences.
The University of Michigan Center for the Discovery of New Medicines has awarded early-stage funding for seven new drug discovery projects by faculty from across U-M.
New partnerships, programs to boost job opportunities, and raising public awareness about low-income families highlight the University of Michigan's first-year initiative to prevent and alleviate poverty.
Disease outbreaks. Medical discoveries. Natural disasters. The hope — and hype — that can come with new treatment options.
Sanjay Gupta has covered them all in his years as medical correspondent for CNN. He's seen over and over the crucial role of communication in responding to the health effects of every kind of crisis.
Registration is now open for MHealthy's 2018 Rewards program. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have the opportunity to learn about their health, take action to maintain or improve it, and earn incentives along the way.
Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, and another 11 percent can't work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions, a new University of Michigan study finds.
It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.
Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A federal program that has been shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, University of Michigan researchers report in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.
Precision Health at the University of Michigan has named Rachel Dawson as managing director. Her appointment began Monday.
Dawson comes to U-M from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she has served as assistant dean of career services for the past year.
A School of Dentistry clinician-scientist has received an $8.1 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to support her research into head and neck cancer.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.