Research News | Findings Fall 2006 | University Michigan School of Public Health

Research News

  • Why Women Outlive Men

    Why Women Outlive Men

    Men are more vulnerable to behavioral causes of death--smoking, overeating, reckless driving, and violence. Kruger notes that males who have a relatively lower status or who lack mates engage in riskier patterns of behavior in an attempt to get ahead.

  • Menopausal Bone Loss

    Menopausal Bone Loss

    A recent series of studies in women age 40 to 55 has found that estrogen may not be the only hormone that should be considered in bone density loss.

  • Macular Degeneration's Gene Variant

    Macular Degeneration's Gene Variant

    The discovery by a team of UM scientists is prompting talk about therapeutic approaches to age-related macular degeneration.