A new report finds encouraging, but still inconclusive, evidence that exercising the brain and body can decrease the long-term risk of cognitive decline.
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.
As the nation’s premier health policy training program for clinicians shuts down, new programs have risen to take its place.
The stubborn cyst form of a common parasite can’t cause disease without a key digestion factor, new mouse research shows. This suggests an avenue for future treatments.
As funding for basic science research and education stalls in the U.S. and other countries, competition from China is skyrocketing, a new study finds.
Polyomavirus harnesses cellular “motors” to bring together the supplies that can build a portal for itself, researchers show.
Nearly 1 in 5 patients with a lap band undergoes multiple device-related reoperations, and complication rates range widely among hospitals, new research finds.