The Dale Jr. Foundation’s Driven to Give Gloves Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

 The successful Driven to Give Gloves campaign will kick off at Martinsville Speedway this weekend to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital and four ..Read More

Virtual System Works in Managing Diabetes for Hospital Patients
UCSF School Of Medicine

An innovative virtual glucose management service (vGMS) for hospitalized patients with diabetes is highly effective at maintaining appropriate glucose..Read More

Sex-Specific Treatment Suggested for Women with Gout
Northwestern University

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis which affects over 8.3 million adults in the United States [1]. It stems from the build-up of uric acid, a co..Read More

Wisconsin Partnership Awards New Grants
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Scientists with ideas for improving cancer care and for reducing radiation exposure from CT scans were among those receiving New Investigato..Read More

Obesity Researchers Come Together at WiPOD Symposium
University of Wisconsin

On the surface, the path to winning the fight against obesity seems simple. The public has repeatedly heard the mantra: Eat healthier, exercise more. ..Read More

Obesity and Diabetes Threaten Children of Color
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — When diabetes educator Eva Marie Vivian sees overweight minority children, she sees a generational tragedy unfolding.   Type 2 di..Read More

Study Links Stressed Parents to Sick Children
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — Caring for a child with health problems profoundly affects the physical health, mental health and work attendance of parents, acc..Read More

New Approach to Wound Healing Easy on Skin, Tough on Bacteria, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Washington, D.C. — In a presentation today (Aug. 19) to the American Chemical Society meeting, Ankit Agarwal, a postdoctoral researcher at the Univers..Read More

Health Equity is Focus of New Center
University of Wisconsin

What's the best way to combat the childhood obesity that is so prevalent among Wisconsin's Native Americans? How can we explain the high rates of hype..Read More

Restless Legs Syndrome is no Joke for Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — They say it's like spiders crawling up and down your legs.   Or like a tingling wave that never stops.   That's how many sufferer..Read More

ICTR Grants Target Solutions for Childhood Obesity, Drug-Resistant Bacteria and More
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are heading into the community to work on issues ranging from childhood obesity to dr..Read More

UW-Madison Research Finds Diabetes Goes Undiagnosed Due to Flaws in Screening
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Using one of the two major national diabetes screening guidelines misses about one-third of those with diabetes, consequently put..Read More

Missed Diabetics, Prostate Cancer Testing and More
University of Wisconsin

Recent research and patient care news at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison:   Are Doctors Missing Diabetics?..Read More

Morgridge Institute for Research Announces Scientific Leadership Team, Research Areas
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The Morgridge Institute for Research, the private side of the new interdisciplinary Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at the Uni..Read More

Faculty to Serve on Morgridge Institute Leadership Team
University of Wisconsin

Three University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty members have been chosen to serve on the leadership team of the Morgridge I..Read More

Brain Responds Same to Acute and Chronic Sleep Loss
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Burning the candle at both ends for a week may take an even bigger toll than you thought.   Researchers at the University of Wisc..Read More

Student Profiles
University of Oxford

The Graduate Studies Committee awards prizes each year to current or recently graduated students of NDM supervisors on the basis of their publication ..Read More

UKPDS Outcomes Model
University of Oxford

OM2 is the new and revised version 2 of the UKPDS Outcomes Model. As with the previous version (OM1), it is based on patient-level data from the Unite..Read More

A Look at a Leader: Bizz Grimes, RN
Indiana University

Every day is different for Bizz Grimes, RN, a nurse in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic at Indiana University Health. The clinic ..Read More

BSN Student Recognized for Adolescent Health Research
University of Minnesota

This week BSN student Isatou Cham presented her research findings on diabetes care for adolescents at the fifth annual Pathways to Research program re..Read More

Popkin Selected to Deliver 2017 Foard Lecture
UNC Global

Leaders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health have announced the keynote speaker for the School’s..Read More

Medical Students and Physicians Volunteer Skills at Devon Clinic
Northwestern Medicine

Marcus Byrd, a first-year medical student at Feinberg, updates a patient’s medical records with Emily Adochio, a student at Rush Medical College, in a..Read More

Following a Patient's Care Over Many Months Enriches Clerkship Training
AAMC

When Jessica Porcelan started her clerkship year at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), she found the daily routine challenging. The college’s mo..Read More

Kidney disease in plantation workers
Karolinska Institutet

Poor working conditions in a hot climate with regular dehydration and mineral deficiency is probably what causes the chronic kidney disease Mesoameric..Read More

Health Blog
Medical University of South Carolina

  Dizziness is one of the most common complaints that someone may have during a lifetime. It is most frequently found in the elderly population, but c..Read More

Hundreds of UCLA medical and dental staff, students volunteer at free clinic
UCLA

Hundreds of health care workers from UCLA Health as well as students volunteered their time and expertise at the free, three-day Care Harbor health cl..Read More

Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk for Postpartum Depression
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of pos..Read More

Mount Sinai’s Manish Arora, PhD, MPH Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Manish Arora, PhD, MPH, Vice Chair of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS..Read More

Prominent Patient Groups Stress Importance of Pre-Existing Condition Protections in Any Health Care Replacement Plan
American Lung Association

Several of the nation's leading patient organizations sent a letter to Congress today stressing the importance of protecting guaranteed access to comp..Read More

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Once Again Makes Honor Roll List of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to only 11 ch..Read More

Mount Sinai’s Dr. Bruce Sands Receives Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS, Dr. Burrill B. Crohn Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Dr. Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, Icahn School of M..Read More

Creating Innovation, From Hollywood to Penn Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Brett Beaulieu-Jones, a doctoral student in genomics and computation biology in the Perelman School of Medicine, has had an interesting few years, to ..Read More

UChicago Medicine opens major outpatient clinic in Orland Park
University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Medicine opened its new outpatient facility Tuesday, bringing exceptional academic medicine to patients in Chicago's south a..Read More

Mount Sinai Establishes 3D Printing Services for Clinicians and Researchers
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Health System today announced the creation of the Medical Modeling Core, a collaboration led by the Department of Neurosurgery, where clin..Read More

Mount Sinai and CityMD Announce New Partnership
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Health System and CityMD today announced a joint collaboration that will focus on enhancing and expanding urgent care services throughout ..Read More

UTHealth launches nutrition education program with $2 million gift
University of Texas

 Laura Moore, M.Ed., R.D., L.D., and her husband Don Sanders have donated $1 million to support a first-of-its-kind nutrition education program at The..Read More

UCSF, Pfizer Renew Research Collaboration, Citing Progress in Drug Discovery Research
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco and Pfizer Inc.’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) have renewed an agreement to identify and develop biologic compounds again..Read More

This is Christina. This Is Diabetes
Diabetes Stops Here

Christina thrives on a busy, on-the-go lifestyle. But because of her schedule and frequent business travel away from her home in Seattle, her eating h..Read More

“This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.”
Diabetes Stops Here

When you ask Jessica where “home” is, she pictures the Indian reservation in upstate New York where her parents are from. Jessica’s family is part of ..Read More

Knowing Your Fitness Number Predicts Your Risk for Future Ill Health
Elsevier

It is well known that individuals who are unfit are at substantially greater risk for lifestyle-related diseases and premature death. Despite its high..Read More

Diabetes shortens adult lifespan in Mexico City
University of Oxford

A study of 150,000 people in Mexico City has shown that diabetes accounted for at least one third of all deaths between the ages of 35 and 74. This al..Read More

Diabetes shortens adult lifespan in Mexico City
University of Oxford

A study of 150,000 people in Mexico City has shown that diabetes accounted for at least one third of all deaths between the ages of 35 and 74. This al..Read More

Fall issue of Stanford Medicine looks at power, limits of diagnostics
Stanford Medicine

In the future, your toilet might save your life. Of course, your toilet would have to be very special to accomplish this, but that’s what Sanjiv Gambh..Read More

OHSU role in “fetal origins of disease”
Oregon Health & Science University

Scientists, students, health professionals, public health officials and community advocates from around the globe will convene in Portland for the 7th..Read More

Heart Failure Care Improving, but Hospitalizations on the Rise
University of Pittsburgh

Although hospitalizations have increased in recent years for patients with congestive heart failure, survival rates and length of stay have improved, ..Read More

Award to M Sanni Ali for work on bone fragility in diabetic patients
University of Oxford

Sanni presented work on a non-experimental study using SIDIAP, a real life database from Catalonia, North East Spain. The Prieto-Alhambra Group - Musc..Read More

“This Is My Miracle. This Is Diabetes.”
Diabetes Stops Here

When Julie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during her senior year in college, it changed everything. She thought her boyfriend would break up with ..Read More

Sandwiches Are a Major Contributor to Dietary Sodium Intake
Elsevier

Sandwiches make up a substantial part of the American diet and are a significant contributor to daily energy and sodium intake. By closely analyzing d..Read More

Mexico’s Soda Tax Could Reduce Diabetes, Heart Disease and Health Costs,
UCSF School Of Medicine

The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Mexico could prevent hundreds of thousands of adults from developing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseas..Read More

Her Highness celebrates five years of Sahtak Awalan
Cornell University

In the five years that Sahtak Awalan has been operating it has made a real impact on the health landscape of Qatar, influencing and educating the comm..Read More