DAVIS, Ca. - Scientists have just discovered a way to kill off cancerous cells, a new process that could improve cancer treatment. A research team from the University of California, Davis (UCD) Comprehensive Cancer Center has found a method to detonate the mechanism that leads to the heart of cancerous tumors. The result, which was
GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Valley State University received a $1.5 million federal grant to improve nursing workforce readiness by increasing high-impact learning opportunities for students using multiple-patient simulations. Tricia Thomas, dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing, said the three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Valley State University received a $1.5 million federal grant to improve nursing workforce readiness by increasing high-impact learning opportunities for students using multiple-patient simulations. Tricia Thomas, dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing, said the three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
ANN ARBOR - How do we think? That question has fascinated Huda Akil since growing up in her home in Damascus, Syria. The longtime University of Michigan neuroscientist first learned to think through her parents, she said. There was no limit to the questions she could ask them, which she said piqued her curiosity. “They
KALAMAZOO - On Sept. 20 from 2 to 4 pm, the Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Innovation Center is hosting its 20th anniversary with a reception and open house. Special guest will be Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II. Sandra Cochrane, the Assistant Dean who runs the WMed Innovation Center provides the back story and
NEW YORK - The successful transfer of a gene that produces HMW-HA paves the way for improving the health and lifespan of humans, too. In a groundbreaking endeavor, scientists at the University of Rochester have successfully transferred a longevity gene from naked mole rats to mice, leading to enhanced health and a longer lifespan for the mice.
NEW YORK - A particularly aggressive form of childhood cancer that forms in muscle tissue might have a new treatment option on the horizon. Scientists have successfully induced rhabdomyosarcoma cells to transform into normal, healthy muscle cells. It's a breakthrough that could see the development of new therapies for the cruel disease, and it could lead
DETROIT – CCA Health Michigan, a mission-driven healthcare services organization that offers high-quality health plans designed for older adults and individuals with significant needs, today announced $12,500 in philanthropic donations to both the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) and Gleaners Community Food Bank. Both organizations are recognized as pillars in their communities, helping to
BOSTON - Harvard researchers found a “chemical cocktail” that helped reverse aging in mice within a week by rejuvenating old cells within muscles, tissues, and some organs. Aging and longevity expert David Sinclair, who is a researcher in the Department of Genetics and co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at
DETROIT—Tucked away in University of Detroit Mercy’s (UDM) College of Health Professions on the McNichols Campus is a facility that looks like a working hospital. Wide hallways and doors accommodate the movement of beds from room to room. Large windows showcase machines that beep vital signs. Patients are treated for trauma while others give birth.