Posted on April 29th, 2009 No comments
Rebecca Minter, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, received the 2009 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Association for Surgical Education. This award is made annually to three individuals considered by their chair, peers, or trainees to be outstanding teachers.
Posted on April 19th, 2009 No comments
Research shows blueberry intake reduced abdominal fat and lowered risk for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome in obese lab rats.
The new research by E. Mitchell Seymour, M.S. and Steven Bolling, M.D. of the U-M Cardioprotection Research Laboratory gives tantalizing clues to the potential of blueberries in reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. The effect is thought to be due to the high level of phytochemicals – naturally occurring antioxidants – that blueberries contain.