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Bhramar Mukherjee to lead research data services strategy

Bhramar Mukherjee, who has pioneered critical advancements in how disease is detected and projected through innovative statistical analysis, will lead a universitywide strategy designed to support and enhance research data services.

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Air Pollution Risks: Exploring Links Between Wildfires, Farming, and Increased Dementia Cases

Increasingly, evidence shows exposure to air pollution makes the brain susceptible to dementia.

No amount of air pollution is good for the brain, but wildfires and the emissions resulting from agriculture and farming in particular may pose especially toxic threats to cognitive health, according to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

An illustration of a brain. Image by Justine Ross and Jacob Dwyer, Michigan Medicine.

Majority of older adults with cognitive impairment still drive

Researchers highlight the importance of caregivers having conversations with care recipients and health care professionals about driving

The majority of older adults with cognitive impairment are still driving, despite concerns raised by caregivers and others, a Michigan Medicine study in a South Texas community finds.