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U-M Study Will Test For Alzheimer’s Risk

Genetic testing will be available for the first time for those who may be at risk and are showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011


Study: Retail Crimes Continue to Rise

According to a recent study, leading retailers are reporting increases in organized retail crime and shoplifting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

Low Birth Weight, Poverty Mean Chronic Disease In Mid-Life

The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011


Study: Great Lakes Shipping Critical To Economy

A new study says the Great Lakes supports tens of thousands of jobs and generates billions of dollars in wages and tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

Does Public Sex Offender List Create Crime? U-M Prof Thinks So

A recent paper co-authored by a University of Michigan law professor shows that publicizing sex offenders’ identities may actually increase the chances they’ll commit another sex crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

Study: Whooping Cough Vaccination Fades Early

A new preliminary study shows that children may need more frequent vaccines to prevent pertussis, known as whooping cough.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011


Survey Finds Midwest Companies Focused on Innovation, Yet Need Formal Processes

While Midwest companies rely on new products and services to drive revenue growth, they still need to establish formal development processes to commercialize their innovations successfully, according to a new survey from Plante Moran PLLC and NewNorth Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2011

U-M Researchers Find Clue To Why Some Get The Flu

University of Michigan researchers believe they have made a significant breakthrough in determining why some people get the flu and others don’t.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011


U-M Study: Optimism Lowers Risk Of Stroke

A positive outlook on life might lower the risk of having a stroke, according to a new University of Michigan study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011

Kezhong Zhang (credit: WSU)

Wayne State Researcher Gets $1.7 Grant For Liver Disease Study

A Wayne State University medical researcher has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011