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November 4, 2021

The Hidden Health Risks of Daylight Saving Time

To many people, shifting the clocks twice a year to "spring forward" or "fall back" with daylight saving time is thought of as little more than a nuisance. It might mean losing an hour of sleeping (or gaining one), forgetting to correct the clock or arriving an hour late to Sunday brunch or church.
October 18, 2021

PBS/Detroit Public Television Features Dr. Eva Feldman on Long COVID

"We’ve had multi-millions of cases of COVID in this country. I mean let’s do the math, when 20 percent of those individuals – we’re talking about millions of individuals who have long COVID, those individuals are really impaired." Dr. Eva Feldman speaks to One Detroit's Bill Kubota on Detroit Public Television about Long COVID.

October 5, 2021

A High-Risk, High-Reward Approach to ALS

Multidisciplinary group of U-M researchers will investigate environmental exposures, chosen as one of the first projects in a new NIH amyotrophic lateral sclerosis initiative.

September 1, 2021

NIH Awards $1.4 Million for Sleep and Dementia Research

Principal investigators Tiffany Braley MD, MS and Galit Levi Dunietz PhD, MPH were recently awarded $1.4M in new R01 funding by the National Institute on Aging to study unexplored pathways between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), OSA treatment, and dementia risk in older women and men.

July 30, 2021

New Research Highlights Important Pathway for Drug Treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and Frontotemporal Dementia

Ann Arbor, MI – The work of affiliates of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center captured the attention of the Journal of Biological Chemistry last week for their new findings which could change the trajectory of treatment for key neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and