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June 6, 2014

Drug choice to treat blindness could save Medicare billions

If all eye doctors prescribed the less expensive of two drugs to treat two common eye diseases of older adults, taxpayer-funded Medicare plans could save $18 billion over a 10-year period, say researchers at the University of Michigan. 

June 3, 2014

Researchers join forces to study high school dual-credit policy

Researchers at U-M, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Tennessee Department of Education will share in a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch a five-year study on the impact of a new dual-credit policy in Tennessee.

June 2, 2014

Colder-than-normal Lake Superior could push up water levels

Surface-water temperatures above the deepest parts of Lake Superior are expected to be at least 6 degrees Fahrenheit colder than normal by August, delaying the onset of the evaporation season and raising water levels at a faster-than-normal clip.

May 16, 2014

Making positive work connections lifts more than mood

Ever feel energized and confident to take on a challenge after an interaction with a co-worker?

That feeling is real, the benefits are real, and companies need to do more to create these high-quality connections, says Jane Dutton, the Robert L. Kahn Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and Psychology.

May 11, 2014

Smartphone app detects mood swings via voice analysis

A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person’s voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports.

May 2, 2014

Behind the paywall: How media can boost online revenue

It's an ongoing debate for online publications: How much content should be free and how much should go behind a paywall?

Make the price for content too high and watch customers disappear and ad revenue decline. Give away too much and you could miss out on subscriber revenue.

May 2, 2014

Income inequality now greater in China than in U.S.

Income inequality has been rising rapidly in China and now surpasses that of the United States by a large margin, University of Michigan researchers say.

That is the key finding of their study based on newly available survey data collected by several Chinese universities.

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