Six new members chosen for Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
University of Wisconsin

Five UW–Madison graduate students and one postdoctoral scholar are to be inducted into a national honor society that recognizes outstanding scholarly ..Read More

Centering Pregnancy Adds West-Side Location | UW Health | Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Madison, Wisconsin - With the help of a $15,000 community grant from the March of Dimes, UW Health’s innovative CenteringPregnancy program is expandin..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

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

African-American Men at Higher Risk of False Positives in Prostate Testing
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - While an elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test can be frightening news for men, new research shows that sometimes the lev..Read More

Wisconsin Partnership Program Funds Study on Causes of Obesity in Latino Youth
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - From insulin resistance to urban planning policy, a new project funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program will apply the widest..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

Lack of Transportation Limits Healthy Food Access Among Washington State Residents
Elsevier

Having convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood reside..Read More

Nationwide Children’s Hospital's Inpatient Rehabilitation Program Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
Nationwide Children's Hospital

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years by CARF International. This lat..Read More

Urban Teen Girls Take Barely Half the Steps Recommended
University of Pittsburgh

 Teenage girls in Pittsburgh lag far behind the expected levels of physical activity for U.S. adolescent females, according to a new analysis based on..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

Penn Medicine Clinician Insights Reveal Path to High-Value Care in Newly Funded Innovation Projects
University of Pennsylvania

 Penn Medicine has announced funding for five new projects through the Innovation Accelerator Program, many of which feature new tools and platforms f..Read More

Teenagers drink a bathtub of sugary drinks a year
University of Cambridge

Teenagers, aged between 11 and 18, drink almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks on average a year, according to new calculations from Cancer Research ..Read More

Weill receives pancreatic cancer center designation from National Pancreas Foundation
Cornell University

Michel Kahaleh, M.D. The Pancreas Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center was named a National Pancreas Foundation Center for the..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

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

Fruits and Vegetables May Slow ALS
Columbia University Medical Center

New research at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health reveals that foods like fruits and vegetables that are high in antioxidant nutri..Read More

Wide Exposure to Environmental Toxics in Cohort of Pregnant Women
UCSF School Of Medicine

Low income and Latina pregnant women who seek care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) have widespread exposure to e..Read More

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Plummets, but Disparities Persist
NIH National Cancer Institute

Secondhand smoke exposure in the United States fell by 50 percent from 1999 to 2012, according to a new study by investigators at the Centers for Dise..Read More

Medicine Book for Consumers
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kevin Sweet, an associate clinical professor of human genetics at The Ohio State University Medical Center, has co-authored a book to..Read More

Gilbert Collins Named New CHW Associate Director and Director of Global Health Programs
Princeton University

Gilbert Collins has been named Director of Global Health Programs and Associate Director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton’s Woodrow..Read More

A Historically Deep and Geographically Broad Perspective
Princeton University

When asked to share her reflections on the Global Health Program, Christina Laurenzi ’13 cited key concepts from the GHP core course “Critical Perspec..Read More

UCSF Awarded Funds to Launch Nutrition and Obesity Research Center
UCSF School Of Medicine

Obesity is a growing global epidemic and a major factor that contributes to several leading causes of death in the United States, such as diabetes, st..Read More

How baby’s genes influence birth weight and health in later life
University of Cambridge

An international genetic study of more than 150,000 people, published today in Nature, has identified genetic differences that help to explain why som..Read More

'NutriPhone' startup joins Cornell's McGovern incubator
Cornell University

Put healthful eating in the palm of your hand: VitaMe Technologies – the Cornell startup group that makes NutriPhone for personal nutrition testing – ..Read More

Maternal blood test may predict birth complications
Medical Research Council

24 Oct 2016 A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on..Read More

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Win National Patent for Humanity Award
Case Western Reserve University

A team of Case Western Reserve University researchers has been recognized with the Patent for Humanity award by the Commerce Department’s United State..Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Experts to Address Several Health Topics During Pediatricians’ Conference
UCSF School Of Medicine

The nation’s top pediatric specialists from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco will present new clinical findings and fresh perspectives a..Read More

Al Meera MOU
Cornell University

The Ministry of Public Health (MPH) has signed a memorandum of understanding with WCM-Q and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company to launch a public health ..Read More

Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Support Research Training for Medical Students
Case Western Reserve University

Two Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers have received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Inst..Read More

Former NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Resident Named a 2016 White House Fellow
Cornell University

Dr. Bryant Cameron Webb always imagined that he'd have a career in government. But he never thought that he'd have the opportunity to work in the Whit..Read More

Medical Students Share Passion-Fueled Findings at Annual Research Day
Cornell University

Jack Stupinski knows first-hand how challenging it is to eat healthfully while on a budget. When he worked for City Year, an AmeriCorps program, he qu..Read More

True Hearted
Cornell University

Alain Baume is 59, the same age his father was when he died of heart failure in their native Italy. Because of that family history, Baume has long bee..Read More

In Memory of Marjorie
Cornell University

Her name was Marjorie Namayanja, and by the time endocrinologist Dr. Jason Baker met her on a trip to Uganda in 2010, she was already gravely ill with..Read More

Analysis: Hepatitis C Prevalence Far Higher Than Previously Estimated
Cornell University

Upwards of a million more people have been infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) than current estimates indicate, according to new research from W..Read More

Stimulants Used to Treat ADHD in Children Associated with Low Bone Density
Cornell University

Stimulants commonly prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children are associated with low bone density, according to a new ..Read More

Symposium honors food prize winners, biofortification work
Cornell University

The World Food Prize last week recognized the growing role biofortification plays in global health by naming four laureates for making staple foods mo..Read More

The Next Four Years: Health
Princeton University

Issues related to health — at the personal, community and global scales — will challenge the next president, both in his or her first 100 days and thr..Read More

A Historically Deep and Geographically Broad Perspective
Princeton University

When asked to share her reflections on the Global Health Program, Christina Laurenzi ’13 cited key concepts from the GHP core course “Critical Perspec..Read More

Professor Kevin Marsh recognised for contributions to health in Africa
University of Oxford

Professor Marsh is a principal investigator at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya, as well as senior adviser to the African ..Read More

Cancer, violence among top health concerns for South Siders
University of Chicago

June 22, 2016 Residents on the South Side say cancer, violence prevention and sexually transmitted infections are among their top health concerns, acc..Read More

Study Estimates Nearly Half of American Adults Have Periodontal Disease
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Study Estimates Nearly Half of American Adults Have Periodontal Disease September 27, 2012 Over 47 percent of the U.S. adult popul..Read More

Study evaluates the effectiveness of HPV vaccine for the prevention of oral HPV infection with encouraging results
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Study evaluates the effectiveness of HPV vaccine for the prevention of oral HPV infection with encouraging results July 23, 2013 O..Read More

Novel Analysis Methods Used to Estimate Geographic Distribution of Periodontitis in the United States
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Novel Analysis Methods Used to Estimate Geographic Distribution of Periodontitis in the United States February 12, 2016 Knowing wh..Read More

Fewer Young Children Have Untreated Tooth Decay, but Persistent Oral Health Disparities Remain
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Fewer Young Children Have Untreated Tooth Decay, but Persistent Oral Health Disparities Remain March 18, 2015 A new data brief fro..Read More

Systematic Review Shows Cigar and Cigarette Smoking Share Similar Health Risks
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Systematic Review Shows Cigar and Cigarette Smoking Share Similar Health Risks May 09, 2014 In a recent systematic review,1 resear..Read More

Periodontal Disease Affects Nearly Half of the U.S. Population
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Periodontal Disease Affects Nearly Half of the U.S. Population June 15, 2015 Nearly one in every two Americans over the age of 30 ..Read More

New analysis of mercury and dental surface restorations in the U.S. population
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News New analysis of mercury and dental surface restorations in the U.S. population September 30, 2016 People may be exposed to mercury..Read More

New OHSU research helps explain early-onset puberty in females
Oregon Health & Science University

01/29/13  BEAVERTON, Ore. New research from Oregon Health & Science University has provided significant insight into the reasons why early-onset puber..Read More