Research by PhD student Mary Rooney links serious health risks to dichlorophenols, a chemical commonly found in a variety of products including chlorinated drinking water.
The study by Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey shows that both restrictive and obstructive lung diseases were associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
The findings from the new study by PhD student Faye Norby underscore the need for hypertension control to prevent injury to the brain tissue and the development of dementia.
A study by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer of adults who do yoga shows 83 percent of them believe it has improved how they feel about their bodies.
Researcher Helen Parsons published an editorial calling for more research into the role treatment setting plays in resource utilization and health outcomes for AYA cancer patients — especially in the U.S.
Assistant Professor Dori Cross found that practices with improved performance for chronic disease patients were receptive to new ideas, fostered intrinsic motivation among staff, and pursued new staff and workflow models.
Researcher and Associate Professor Irina Stepanov found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) — a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer — the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes.
Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith found rural workers have less access to caregiver supports, such as employee assistance programs, paid leave or the flexibility to work at home compared to those in urban areas.
A new study from Assistant Professor Hyun Kim compared the health of 9/11 emergency responders to a national survey of people and found that they are at dramatically higher risk for developing asthma.
Professor Timothy Church co-authored the new guideline that is based in part on data showing rates of colorectal cancer are increasing in young and middle-aged populations.
Researcher Allison Watts found that adults in a regular yoga practice eat more fruits and vegetables, less junk food, and have higher levels of intense physical activity than those who don’t practice regularly or at all.
After her husband’s experience with fragmented health care, MHA student Audrey Workman turned her focus on finding potential solutions.