The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan research lab.
Or it might be a new idea in the mind of a U-M doctor, scientist, health care professional, graduate student or patient.
The School of Public Health has launched a new Master of Public Health degree program that will integrate the principles of environmental health sciences with health policy and health promotion approaches to address and reduce environmental and occupational health risks.
Acid reflux and heartburn affect more than 20 percent of the U.S. population, but common medications to treat the disease might not work for a large portion of people who suffer from the diseases.
The University of Michigan was recognized as one of the state's healthiest workplaces with the 2017 Governor's Fitness Award.
The award honors individuals and organizations for their efforts to help people live healthy lifestyles.
The University of Michigan has named its bipolar disorder research program for automobile entrepreneur Heinz C. Prechter, in honor of a new gift commitment of up to $5 million.
To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four adults — approximately 61.5 million Americans — will experience mental illness in a given year.
Michigan Medicine will more than double the size of its Clinical Simulation Center, an innovative instructional learning laboratory used to train health care professionals.
Bishr Omary, a University of Michigan physician-scientist since 2008, has been named the executive vice dean for research at the Medical School and chief scientific officer for Michigan Medicine.
His appointment, effective May 1, was approved April 20 by the Board of Regents.
Leading researchers in personalized medicine diagnostics, therapeutics and health care with a focus on RNA will gather at the University of Michigan on March 31 for the annual RNA Symposium sponsored by the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine.
The University of Michigan's Counseling and Psychological Services is expanding its efforts to add counselors working within individual schools and colleges on the Ann Arbor campus.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the typical American diet exceeds the recommended levels in calories from solid fats and added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat.
A new interdisciplinary health sciences resource center at the University of Michigan has received an $11.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance regenerative medicine.
Speculation abounds on what a Donald Trump presidency will mean to the future of public health, particularly health care coverage.
Fourteen faculty members who work across the world to improve public health are the first to be named U-M Professors of Global Public Health.
With Thursday's launch of MHealthy Rewards, benefits-eligible faculty and staff have the opportunity to work on their health goals and earn up to $100 in the process.
Michigan Medicine is the new name of the University of Michigan's academic medical center, a change that better reflects its missions of patient care, education and research.
A health care reform idea originated by University of Michigan faculty will get a major test among members of the nation's military and their families, thanks to a provision in the national defense spending bill signed recently by President Obama.
Teenagers' use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco declined significantly in 2016 at rates that are at their lowest since the 1990s, a new national study showed.
But University of Michigan researchers cautioned that while these developments are "trending in the right direction," marijuana use remains high for 12th-graders.
Teens are lighting up less often when it comes to e-cigarettes and hookahs.
A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community and government agencies manage the ongoing water crisis.