1. February 6, 2014

    Women’s equality is good for men’s health, research shows

    In societies where women are equal to men, males stand a better chance of living longer, according to a new study led by a researcher from the School of Public Health.

  2. February 4, 2014

    $1.3M grant to aid architecture and humanities research

    The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and LSA have been awarded $1.3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a major initiative on the synergies between humanities research and the design of cities.

  3. February 4, 2014

    U-M plays integral role in connected-vehicle technology research

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s green light to proceed with vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is an important move forward and is closely related to the work of the U-M Mobility Transformation Center.

  4. February 3, 2014

    Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA

    In one of the first studies to show a significant association between BPA and cancer development, University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have found liver tumors in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during gestation and nursing.  

  5. January 31, 2014

    Poll: Parents unclear about process for specialist care for kids

    Parents vary widely in views about their responsibilities in getting specialty care for their children, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.

  6. January 31, 2014

    Florida health care project delivers cost savings, insights for emerging reform models

    A Medicaid demonstration program analysis, to measure cost savings of provider service networks in Florida, could give a glimpse into the likely success of Affordable Care Act programs that aim to reduce health care expenditures, according to research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the University of Florida.

  7. January 31, 2014

    How patients make medical decisions

    Sooner or later, everyone faces decisions about whether or not to have surgery, take a new medication or have a cancer-screening test. A new University of Michigan study published in Health Expectations explores the costs and benefits patients say are important in making these kinds of medical decisions, and how those costs and benefits explain what they actually decide to do.

  8. January 27, 2014

    Analysis shows the War on Poverty lost the political battle

    A new University of Michigan analysis challenges the conventional wisdom that President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty failed.

  9. January 23, 2014

    Fewer Americans have their own vehicle, UMTRI research shows

    The percentage of American households without a vehicle has increased nearly every year since 2007, a U-M researcher says.

  10. January 21, 2014

    Great Lakes evaporation study seeks to dispel misconceptions

    While the recent Arctic blast will likely contribute to higher Great Lakes water levels in 2014, new research shows the processes at work are not as simple and straightforward as one might think.