2017 Nursing Research Day
University of Minnesota

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2017. Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation..Read More

BIOS students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Elizabeth Chase and Taylor Lagler, students in the Department of Biostatistics at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, have won prestigiou..Read More

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy
Case Western Reserve University

Bottom Line: Researchers discovered three novel genetic mutations associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common corneal disorde..Read More

Mary H. Palmer
UNC School of Nursing

Dr. Palmer is the Helen W. and Thomas L. Umphlet Distinguished Professor in Aging in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing..Read More

National Rehabilitation Information Center

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage anywhere along the spinal cord, usually from an accident or other trauma. An SCI can cause paralysis below the wa..Read More

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

Industry and Occupation Affect Flu Vaccination Coverage

Not surprisingly, healthcare workers are almost twice as likely to get flu vaccines as those in other occupations. However, fewer than 30 percent of w..Read More

Carbone Cancer Center Joins National Colorectal Cancer Screening Effort
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Colorectal cancer screening is proven to save lives, but rates in rural Wisconsin and among people in the Native American, African-American, Hmong and..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

Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective..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

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

National Children's Study Launches in Waukesha
University of Wisconsin

About 100,000 yet-to-be born children will be part of the largest study ever of the health of the American child. After 10 years of planning, the Nati..Read More

Vascular Graft Bypasses Aneurysm
University of Wisconsin

A unique surgical approach developed to bypass a giant aneurysm in the brain of a young woman from Chippewa Falls may help others who need a bypass fo..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

Wisconsin Study Ties Lower Hormone Use to Fewer Breast Cancer Cases
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Decreased use of post-menopausal hormones likely accounts for more than 40 percent of a dramatic, one-year decline in breast canc..Read More

Researchers Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Mice with FDA-Approved Drugs
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two ..Read More

Carnes Presents Research at Conference on Gender Equality in Science
University of Wisconsin

Molly Carnes, MD, MS, Professor in the Department of Medicine, represented the United States at an international conference on "Practicing Gender Equa..Read More

UW-Madison Researchers Exploring Vitamins, Nutrients for Cancer Prevention
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - While cancer prevention in the future may never be as simple as sipping green tea or eating watermelon, a researcher at the Unive..Read More

Researchers Find New Subtype of Breast Cancer
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - An alteration in a gene not normally associated with breast cancer has been found in up to 20 percent of breast cancer tumors and..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

Dearth of Clinical Study Participants Leads UCSF to Launch New Trial Finder Tool
UCSF School Of Medicine

Obstetrician gynecologist Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS, is dedicated to recruiting a diverse mix of participants in her clinical studies, but despite casti..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

Modern-day grandfathers contribute more to their grandchildren as mentors and carers
University of Oxford

In modern times, grandfathers are more involved in activities with their grandchildren, discussing their futures and acting as their mentors, says new..Read More

Elsevier Announces First Large-Scale Analysis of Suicide Motivation Across Multiple Ages in the Same Time Period

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Explaini..Read More

Jordan Hall Renamed Pinn Hall

On September 15, 2016 the Board of Visitors voted to rename Jordan Hall (where our department is located) in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn, a graduate of t..Read More

What will NCARDRS do for rare disease patients?
Genetic Alliance UK

To celebrate World Birth Defects Day we asked the team at Public Health England to talk about the benefits that The National Congenital Anomaly and Ra..Read More

Lack of Transportation Limits Healthy Food Access Among Washington State Residents

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

Gender, medicine, and society in colonial India
University of Oxford

The growth of hospital medicine in 19th century India created a space–albeit a very small one–for providing Western-style healthcare to female patient..Read More

Recipients of global health seed grants announced
Stanford Medicine

The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health has awarded funding to six multidisciplinary research teams to jump-start novel efforts to address..Read More

Leslee Subak appointed new chair of obstetrics and gynecology
Stanford Medicine

I love building and participating in collaborations. Subak’s research has focused on multidisciplinary approaches to treating incontinence in women, i..Read More

Alumna Connects Women’s Health Community with Innovative Solutions
Princeton University

Meg Wirth has focused on women’s health policy since 1998, when she graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School with a Master in Public Affairs degree. U..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

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

American Lung Association Hosts LUNG FORCE Expos, Showcasing Latest in Lung Health Research for Patients
American Lung Association

An estimated 32.2 million Americans are living with a lung disease, and according to the American Lung Association greater awareness about resources, ..Read More

FDA warns on repeated, lengthy use of general anesthesia drugs
ADA American Dental Association

January 12, 2017 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in December 2016 that repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetic and sedati..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

Carolyn Slayman, pioneering researcher, educator helped shape medical school
Yale News

Carolyn Walch Slayman, a pioneering scientist and deputy dean for academic and scientific affairs at Yale School of Medicine, died on Dec. 27 at Yale ..Read More

Two CCTG trials earn top honours
Queen's University

Two trials supported by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) based at Queen’s University were selected by the Canadian Cancer Society’s list of the..Read More

New Women's Hospital in China Partners with UPMC
University of Pittsburgh

 Macare Women’s Hospital in Quanzhou, China, has signed an agreement with UPMC International to provide a wide range of advisory services, including p..Read More

Victorian government support for new childcare facility at heart of medical research precinct
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

A $650,000 2016-17 New Early Learning Facilities grant from the Victorian Government will help the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research..Read More

A Look at a Leader: Elisabeth von der Lohe, MD
Indiana University

In a field full of men, Dr. Elisabeth von der Lohe strives to stand out and stand up for women’s health. Healing and protecting hearts, she says, is a..Read More

A.T. Still students, staff provide dental care for veterans
ADA American Dental Association

 Veterans: Three third-year A.T. Still University dental students, who are also veterans, provided dental care to patients in Dexter, Mo. Veterans and..Read More

Maternal Age May Be Associated with Longevity
Northwestern University

A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health, found that women who had children at an older age were more likely to live a longer..Read More

Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence awarded to breast cancer researchers
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Breast cancer researchers Professor Geoff Lindeman and Professor Jane Visvader, who jointly lead the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s ACRF Stem Cells..Read More

Knowing Your Fitness Number Predicts Your Risk for Future Ill Health

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

Future leaders and a lifetime in drug development
University of Cambridge

Every year we offer you the opportunity to recognise your peers with our Cancer Research UK Research Prizes and every year we receive outstanding and ..Read More

COPD and Lung Cancer Essential to Diagnosis, Patient Treatment and Support
American Lung Association

Lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are serious lung diseases that are often not diagnosed until a late stage. November is Ch..Read More