A study of DNA from prehistoric German dogs yielded new clues about how dogs became domesticated from wolves. The same techniques can teach us about our own ancient origins — and diseases that affect both species.
The elderly are more susceptible to viral lung infections. New research shows an immune cell in the lungs may help explain why.
Restless leg syndrome affects pregnant women more than the general population, indicating an opportunity for physicians to target the sleep disturbance.
U-M and FDA scientists show the key role of excess gut calcium in awakening Clostridium difficile spores.
A Michigan pioneer paved the way for better infectious disease prevention and care, and for medical school-based research. A new book tells his story.