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U-M Researchers Identify Brain Mechanism That Causes People To Overeat

A part of the brain usually thought to control movement also may cause people to overeat, say University of Michigan researchers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2012

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Study: Brain Makes Call On Which Ear Is Used For Cell Phone

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance (left or right hemisphere) and the ear used to listen to a cell phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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A Glass Of Milk Each Day Could Benefit Your Brain

Research shows that pouring at least one glass of milk each day could not only boost your intake of much-needed key nutrients, but it could also positively impact your brain and mental performance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

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Study: Eating Fish Reduces Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study shows that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

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UM Research Finds Brain Signals Amplify Desire For Sugary Treats

The brain receiving amplified signals can trigger an intense desire to satisfy a sweet tooth with sugary foods, a new University of Michigan study shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

Alfred Taubman gives a major gift to the Unversity of Michigan in the name of medical research. (Credit: UMweb)

Taubman Gives Major Gift To U-M Medical Research

Shopping Mall developer Alfred Taubman giving the school 56 million dollars to help fund medical research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

Breakthrough: UM Scientists Harness Electricity In The Brain

A paralyzed patient may someday be able to “think” a foot into flexing or a leg into moving, using technology that harnesses the power of electricity in the brain, and scientists at University of Michigan […]

11/01/2010

Criminal Charges In Neighborhood Feud

More trouble for a Trenton woman who used Facebook to bully a girl with Huntington’s disease, a fatal brain disorder.

10/16/2010

Walking Great For Your Brain, Study Says

When it comes to the brain, it turns out, size does matter. But as we age, our brains get smaller and our memories suffer.

10/15/2010

Research Aims To Cut Disparities In Stroke Care

When her stroke hit, Edna Wooten somehow stopped her car. Then her grown daughter ignored her slurred protests and raced her to the hospital – in time for a drug to dissolve the blood clot […]

10/12/2010

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