College of Human Medicine establishes two new clinical divisions in Southeast Michigan
Improving depression during and after pregnancy
Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?
How toys became gendered
Could common antihistamines become antidote to deadly chemical agent?
Taking steps to tackle cancer: Researchers partner using solar technology
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The nature of salmonella is changing – and it’s meaner
Salmonella is acting up in Michigan, and it could be a model for what’s happening in other states, according to a new MSU study.View story photos
Gluten-sensitive liberals? Investigating the stereotype suggests food fads unite us all
Trey Malone, assistant professor and extension economist in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to the general public. See the entire list of articles written by MSU faculty for The Conversation.View story photos
Study highlights impact of Medicaid expansion on pregnant women
Expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act prompted more low-income women of reproductive age to sign up for health insurance, seek medical care and report improvements in their health, a study led by a College of Human Medicine researcher found.View story photos
Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation
MSU's Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested.View story photos
Pregnancy-related depression rooted in inflammation
A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity.
MSU initiative wins award for second year in a row
Adding another obligation to the list for busy college students might seem daunting, but scientific evidence is piling up that shows regular exercise provides important cognitive benefits for scholars. MSU is helping to meet this challenge through the MSU Exercise is Medicine on Campus, or EIM-OC, initiative.View story photos
MSU staff member elected to sports association
Kristin Traskie, fitness and wellness program coordinator in the health promotion department of MSU Student Health and Wellness, has been elected Michigan Intramural and Recreation Sports Association, or MIRSA, state director-elect.
Attacking cystic fibrosis at its roots
MSU and Spectrum Health are using a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine the ubiquitous anaerobic bacteria found in all CF patients, which are often dismissed as a non-factor by scientists.View story photos
Partners break ground on Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building
Health Innovation Partners broke ground on the next phase of the university’s Grand Rapids Innovation Park, the Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building.
What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?
For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family and friends decreases the odds of long-term use among older adults, perhaps because they feel it’s demotivating, according to a new MSU study.View story photos