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Researchers Focus on Cell Membranes to Develop Alzheimer's Treatments

Thin parts of the cell membranes of neurons turn out to be particularly vulnerable to a protein that collects in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
23-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Revised Understanding of Graft-Versus-Host Disease Origins Offers New Direction for Potential Therapies

An international research team led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute is changing the understanding of the key cellular and molecular events that trigger graft-versus-host disease, an often fatal complication of bone marrow...
16-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M to Help Improve Communications Technology, Data in Underserved Communities

The University of Michigan School of Information has announced the future establishment of two new information centers to improve communications infrastructure in underserved communities and advance data usage by organizations that serve populations...
13-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mom's Weight in Early Pregnancy Associated with Child's Cerebral Palsy

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases the chance of having a child with cerebral palsy, according to new research led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.
3-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Low-Cost Surgical Instrument Moves Like a Surgeon's Hand

In an era of spiraling health care cost concerns, a new $500 surgical instrument developed at the University of Michigan is vying to take the place of a $2 million robot for certain minimally invasive procedures.
21-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Resurrecting' Tiny Lake-Dwelling Animals to Study Evolutionary Responses to Pollution

A University of Michigan biologist combined the techniques of "resurrection ecology" with the study of dated lake sediments to examine evolutionary responses to heavy-metal contamination over the past 75 years.
16-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Former Diplomat Discusses Michael Flynn Resignation

U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned this week amid growing concerns over the ties between the Trump administration and Russian officials
15-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Teens Who Vape at Increased Risk for Future Cigarette Smoking

Among high school seniors who have never smoked a cigarette, those who vape are more than four times more likely to smoke a cigarette in the following year than their peers who do not vape.
6-Feb-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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