UNC research featured in PBS segment on PTSD
UNC

More than 2.5 million Americans have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. Among these veterans, chronic problems with brain heal..Read More

Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

 Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Froedtert Hospital as National Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality; Community Hospitals Ranked as Top Performers Mi..Read More

UW Health Earns
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

UW Health has been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation..Read More

UW Health Earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" Designation
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Washington - UW Health has been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm ..Read More

Inclusive Campus Climates May Lower Sexual Assault Risk
University of Pittsburgh

In a complementary study, the researchers found that some minority groups are at considerably higher risk for sexual assault in college than peers in ..Read More

Four Receive 2016 UCSF Medal for Innovation, Inspiration, Impact
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco awarded the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to four visionary leaders for their innovation, inspiration and impact in a..Read More

Bukowski Receives Award for Groundbreaking LGBT/HIV Research Study
University of Pittsburgh

For Leigh Bukowski, MPH, having the opportunity to present her LGBT-related research at the 2016 AIDS International Conference in South Africa was a d..Read More

Genitourinary Injuries Challenge Returning U.S. Servicemen
Elsevier

Because battlefield medical care has improved throughout the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, many more U.S. servicemen have survived what could have been f..Read More

Evidence Growing of Link Between Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing and Youth Drinking
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

First review of long-term studies since 2008 finds youth who are more exposed to alcohol marketing are at higher risk of drinking across continents, c..Read More

OHSU School of Nursing Awarded Grant from Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare
Oregon Health & Science University

Grant is part of a national initiative to support 1,000 nurse scholars in all 50 States Portland, Ore., February 25, 2016 –OHSU School of Nursing toda..Read More

Pioneering Surgeons Have Been on the Forefront of Robotic Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Since the first minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat head and neck cancer at Mount Sinai in 2008 surgeons at Mount Sinai have been on the foref..Read More

Four Receive UCSF Medal for Innovation, Inspiration, Impact
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco awarded the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to four visionary leaders for their innovation, inspiration and impact in a..Read More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Domestic and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health problem that can have devastating effects on individuals, families and com..Read More

Internal Medicine Division of Nephrology
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When Ohio State University cancer researchers first began studying a large sect of Amish living in Ohio, they theorized they would fi..Read More

Working to reverse child marriage crisis
Queens University

Queen’s University researcher Susan Bartels recently returned from a trip to Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis..Read More

Helping ex-prisoners keep out of prison
UCLA

In California, about 74 percent of people who leave prison return within 12 months. Considering that the California prison system paroles about 45,000..Read More

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. The annual..Read More

Gay and Bisexual Men Report Higher Rates of Both Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer Than Heterosexual Men
UCSF School Of Medicine

Gay and bisexual men were up to six times more likely than heterosexual men to take part in indoor tanning, and twice as likely to report a history of..Read More

From a one-woman space to a fully supportive place: SHARE marks its 10th year
Yale News

Ten years ago, Carole Goldberg singlehandedly ran Yale’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response & Education Center (SHARE) from a small office on Whit..Read More

Global Health Lessons from Teach for America: Liz Chen '10
Princeton University

When Liz Chen ’10 was an anthropology student at Princeton, Professor Joao Biehl’s “Medical Anthropology” class introduced her to the world of global ..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

Prolactinoma
Cornell University

A prolactinoma, a hormone-producing tumor that generates excess levels of the hormone prolactin, is the most common type of pituitary tumor. Prolactin..Read More

Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of July 1 - July 15
Cornell University

Dr. Costantino Iadecola, director of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, the Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology and a professo..Read More

Alkaline Phosphatase Determined to Show Success of Testosterone Therapy on Bone Mineral Density
Cornell University

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have discovered that a known biomarker of bone mineral density can also be used to monitor the effects of..Read More

Sex Trafficking: The Dirty Downside of Global Sporting Events
Cornell University

To many Americans, Super Bowl Sunday is about football, Buffalo wings and beer — yet there is an unspoken dark side behind this annual tradition. Gove..Read More

Women in Global Health Research Symposium Addresses Attrition of Women from the Field
Cornell University

Dr. Jyoti Mathad of Weill Cornell Medical College moved to India with her husband for what was supposed to be a two-year infectious diseases fellowshi..Read More

LGBT Healthcare Professionals' Perspectives on Academia May Lead To Improved Inclusivity
Cornell University

One in five lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender healthcare trainees and professionals believe their academic medical center doesn't provide a suppo..Read More

Landmark Study Investigates Substance Use and Adolescent Brain Development
Cornell University

Weill Cornell Medicine has received more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of substances of abuse on the de..Read More

Experts Recommend Team Approach to Thwart Elder Abuse
Cornell University

As many as one out of 10 people age 60 and older will experience some kind of abuse, most often in the form of financial exploitation, says a new stud..Read More

Thought Pieces
Cornell University

In May 2014, a disturbed young man named Elliot Rodger murdered six people in a killing spree in Isla Vista, Calif., before committing suicide. Rodger..Read More

Device Registry Required to Determine Efficacy of Newest Prostate Cancer Treatment
Cornell University

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States now have another treatment option: high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). However, the jury..Read More

Human Sex Reversal as a Protein Numbers Game
Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve researchers discover that protein destruction can leave a baby’s sex poised at the edge of ambiguity A group of researchers from ..Read More

Study Evaluates Use of Oral Rinse in Detection of HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence After Treatment
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Study Evaluates Use of Oral Rinse in Detection of HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence After Treatment July 30, 2015 Human ..Read More

Oregon Nurse Selected as Recipient of National Leadership Award
Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU School of Nursing nurse, Jake Creviston, recognized for extraordinary efforts to improve the treatment of patients with mental health issues. An ..Read More

Geisel to Host National Physicians for Human Rights Student Conference
Geisel School Of Medicine

A collection of evening activities on Friday, November 4, 2016, including a student poster session highlighting research on human rights and a recepti..Read More

Researchers elucidate network of genes that control when puberty begins
Oregon Health & Science University

12/16/15  Portland, Ore. Discovery may pave the way for linking environmental factors to early onset puberty in females In expanding our knowledge of ..Read More

OHSU extends health care coverage for transgender employees
Oregon Health & Science University

12/17/12  Portland, Ore. Following an extensive internal review of health benefits along with discussions with transgender advocates, Oregon Health & ..Read More

OHSU’s leadership in LGBT Health Care Equality receives national attention
Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University has been named a national leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Health Care Equality. As a result..Read More

New data resource to aid the study of genetic variation and recombination in P. falciparum
MRC

This week, the MalariaGEN P. falciparum genetic crosses project released a new data resource, comprising whole-genome sequence and genetic variation d..Read More

Inspiration abroad: travelling overseas for study, research or clinical training
The Royal Society of Medicine

Thursday 11 February 2016 Travelling overseas for study, research or clinical training can prove a life-changing experience, both professionally and p..Read More

LGBT Pride Month: A reading list on LGBT older adults
University of Oxford

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots. The Stonewall Inn i..Read More

Mental health inequalities among gay and bisexual men
University of Oxford

Depression, substance abuse, and suicide have long been associated with homosexuality. In the decades preceding the gay liberation movement, the most ..Read More

How Cambridge researchers are tackling mental health
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

Every year, it is estimated one in four of us in England will experience a mental health problem, but hundreds of people are going undiagnosed and are..Read More

Case Study Reports Details of Mysterious Utah Zika-Related Death
University of Utah

(SALT LAKE CITY) – The first Zika virus-related death in the continental U.S. occurred in June of this year, but even now, months later, two aspects o..Read More

Women's Wellness
John Hopkins Medicine

Tips for navigating #womenshealth. - Click to Tweet If you feel something, say something: Tips and guidelines for #womenshealth. - Click to Tweet It's..Read More

New Hope for Zika Treatment Found in Large-Scale Screen of Existing Drugs
John Hopkins Medicine

Scientists report that a specialized drug screen test using lab-grown human cells has revealed two classes of compounds already in the pharmaceutical ..Read More

2% Testosterone Solution Improves Sex Drive and Energy Levels in Men with Hypogonadism
Elsevier

For men with hypogonadism, a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone, low sex drive and fatigue are common symptoms. For thes..Read More

Childhood Adversity Looms Large for Older Homeless Adults
UCSF School Of Medicine

A new UC San Francisco report on an understudied population – older homeless adults – reveals that adverse childhood experiences have long-lasting eff..Read More

New issue of Stanford Medicine magazine examines well-being
Stanford Medicine

Humans long for a sense of well-being. For thousands of years, everyone — from philosophers such as Aristotle, Epictetus and Buddha to the smooth-talk..Read More

Indiana University experts available to discuss issues surrounding 2016 Summer Olympics
Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games set to begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Indiana University experts in economics, public health,..Read More