Serotonin may motivate fruit flies to search for protein-rich foods. This, in turn, may explain something about how food affects longevity.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
Hospitals accepting the most complicated cases may be affected financially under a new mandatory Medicare program. But there’s time to adjust course.
A survey of state data suggests Alzheimer’s patients may be using cannabis to ease agitation. But little is known about the treatment’s efficacy.
As research paints a clearer picture of the depression risks among newly minted doctors, researchers and educators are trying to help.