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Cumulative loneliness associated with accelerated memory aging in older adults

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study led by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers.
3-Aug-2022 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Delivery Method Allows Slow-Release of Broader Array of Peptide Drugs in the Body

A new study from the University of Michigan describes one of the first entirely new drug delivery microencapsulation approaches in decades.
8-Jun-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mentioning 'white privilege' increases online polarization

If there's an online discussion about race, using the term "white privilege" can create a polarized situation, say University of Michigan researchers.
4-May-2022 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Putin's invasion miscalculation could result in a coup

University of Michigan history professor Ronald Suny says Russian president Vladimir Putin's strategy for Russia to invade Ukraine was an incredible miscalculation. His blunder will either result in him stepping aside or being forced out by a coup...
3-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

At U-M, risk from surface contamination of COVID-19 was much lower than air transmission

Air transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the coronavirus pandemic, was much higher than surface transmission at the University of Michigan, according to a study by researchers at U-M's School of Public Health.
28-Apr-2022 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Anyone can be a cyberbully, not just people who are unhinged

People who have high premeditated or impulsive aggressive tendencies online are likely to cyberbully others, according to a new University of Michigan study.
25-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wearables can track COVID symptoms, other diseases

If you become ill with COVID-19, your smartwatch can track the progression of your symptoms, and could even show how sick you become.
14-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Majority of adolescents with severe substance use disorder don't grow out of it

While it's estimated that 1 in 3 Americans will develop a substance use disorder in their lifetime, experts know little about the long-term outcomes for people with substance use disorder symptoms from adolescence through adulthood.
30-Mar-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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U-M Experts Available to Discuss Prevention, Aftermath of School Shooting in Texas

25-May-2022 3:45 PM EDT

Supreme Court leaked abortion draft: U-M experts can comment on political, health effects

3-May-2022 5:10 PM EDT

Vaccine mandate will likely have little impact on health care worker staffing shortage

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing challenges to a Biden administration vaccine mandate that requires eligible employees in Medicare or Medicaid-funded facilities to get vaccinated or receive an exemption.
12-Jan-2022 12:35 PM EST

Elite Runners Spend More Time in Air, Less on Ground, Than Highly Trained but Nonelite Peers

A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the "bouncing behavior"—the underlying spring-like physics of running—in elite-level male...
20-Jul-2021 2:10 PM EDT

How Conversations About Race Can Help Black Parents Improve Adolescents' Psychological Outcomes

Black parents' experiences of racial discrimination can negatively affect their children's psychological outcomes—but talking about these experiences and improving racial socialization competency could help prevent these negative...
16-Jun-2021 11:35 AM EDT

Perspectives on HIV/AIDS, 40 years after the first cases were officially reported

2-Jun-2021 4:05 PM EDT

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A primer on the long-standing dispute over Gaza

Since May 10, more than 200 Palestinians and a dozen Israelis have died in fighting in Israel and the occupied territories.
19-May-2021 3:15 PM EDT

FDA to ban menthol cigarettes: U-M experts available

10-May-2021 2:55 PM EDT

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