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  • Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths

    U-M researchers found that for every $1 tax increase per pack of cigarettes, about two infant deaths were averted each day.
    December 3, 2015
  • Brains in space

    A U-M researcher is working with NASA to shed some light on how the brain changes and responds to microgravity.
    November 19, 2015
  • Sunscreen ingredient may prevent medical implant infections

    U-M researchers have discovered that a common ingredient found in sunscreen could be an effective antibacterial coating for medical implants such as pacemakers and replacement joints, thus helping to...
    November 13, 2015
  • Drug engineered from bananas shows promise in fighting deadly viruses

    A banana a day may not keep the doctor away, but a substance originally found in bananas and carefully edited by scientists could someday fight off a wide range of viruses, new U-M research suggests.
    November 5, 2015
  • Diabetes increases chance of surgical infection

    Patients with diabetes are 50 percent more likely to have infections at the surgical site than nondiabetics, according to a new U-M study.
    October 29, 2015
  • Environmental exposures

    The adverse impact of maternal drinking on children's health is well documented, but what about other environmental exposures?
    October 22, 2015
  • 1000 Genomes: A rich profile of genetic diversity

    A U-M researcher played a key role in a project to survey genetic information from across the world, which completed its final phase after analyzing the genomes of 2,504 individuals from 26...
    October 1, 2015
  • The 'best' medicine

    Researchers at the University of Michigan make a good case for millions of Americans to realign their priorities and embrace exercise.
    September 16, 2015
  • Americans cutting down on daily trips

    Americans spend 10 percent less time making trips for daily activities than they did a decade ago, says a U-M researcher.
    September 3, 2015
  • Protecting the Great Lakes

    The work of about 70 University of Michigan water researchers has a profound impact on the health and vitality of the Great Lakes.
    August 20, 2015