University Of Michigan Wants Your Ideas For Medical ResearchGot an idea for medical research? The University of Michigan wants to hear about it.
MSU Researchers Get $4.2M Grant To Study Chemical In SunscreenThey'll study whether a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and possible effects on breast cancer risk.
Study: Excerise May Help Breast Cancer Patients Keep The Disease AwayThe study looked at pre and post-diagnosis physical activity levels in more than 1,700 breast cancer patients between the ages of 20 and 74.
Drug Appears To Work For Weight-Loss In U-M StudyU of M researchers discovered that mice given the drug, Amlexanox, lost weight without diet or exercise.
US Senate Panel OKs Next Step In $550M MSU 'FRIB' ProjectThe U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $55 million for the next step in the development of a $550 million physics research project at Michigan State University.
UM Study: Just 11% Of Adults, 5% Of Children Participate In Medical ResearchMedical research is vital to the advancement of health care, but many medical research studies have too few people who participate. A new study from the University of Michigan takes an in-depth look at public participation in medical research across the United States.
MSU Board To Vote On Phase Of $600M FRIBThe Michigan State University Board of Trustees meets Friday to consider whether to go ahead with construction of a new phase of a $600 million federally backed physics research center.
UM: Tight Blood Sugar Control For Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Patients Doesn't Improve OutcomesTight blood sugar control in the intensive care unit for pediatric cardiac surgery patients does not improve patients' infection rate, mortality, length of stay or organ failure when compared to standard care, new research shows.
Maryland Firm's Drug Cures Neuropathy In Diabetic Mice In Michigan TestRegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RGRX) reported Wednesday that in a Michigan trial, researchers found that Thymosin Beta 4 (Tβ4) promotes statistically significant recovery of peripheral neuropathy in type II diabetic mice.
Statewide Study Claims Rampant Unnecessary Heart ImagingBeaumont Health System Wednesday released a study showing rampant excessive use of cardiovascular imaging with CT scanners, called coronary CT angiography, or CCTA.
UM: Concussions, Head Impacts May Accelerate Brain AgingA new study from the University of Michigan finds that concussions and lesser head impacts may speed up the brain's natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered a brain injury.
UM Studies Link Between Life Span, Oxidative Stress
WSU Researcher's Work Could Be Big Step Toward Anti-Diabetes DrugsA Wayne State University researcher is seeking to better understand what triggers the death of a type of cell that contributes to the onset of type 1 diabetes.
WSU Researcher Seeks Link Between Obesity, Flu SeverityThe recent H1N1 flu pandemic was found to be particularly dangerous to obese people, and a Wayne State University researcher is looking for clues as to why.
Football Helmet Sensors Pound Home Reality Of Cocussions-- Even two years later, Sarah Clark grimaces sheepishly and insists she mishandled the concussion her oldest son sustained in ninth-grade football.