Research News | Findings Spring 2008 | University Michigan School of Public Health

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  • Health as a Disaster Victim

    Health as a Disaster Victim

    It happened in New York after the September 11 attacks and in Madrid after the March 11, 2003, train bombings. It's happening to the victims of Hurricane Katrina and to Israeli settlers who've been forcibly removed from their homes in Gaza.

  • Genes Shed Light on Our Origins

    Genes Shed Light on Our Origins

    Now that researchers have the technology to look at hundreds of thousands of genetic markers, they're uncovering new clues about human origins and gaining fresh insights into early patterns of human migration.

  • Decoding Cholesterol & Arthritis

    Decoding Cholesterol & Arthritis

    In the past six months, SPH Associate Professor of Biostatistics Goncalo Abecasis and his research team have identified new genetic variants associated with two chronic health conditions.

  • How Arguing Is Good for You

    How Arguing Is Good for You

    A good fight with your spouse may be good for your marriage--and may improve your odds for a long life.

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