Post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker found that breast milk from obese mothers contained elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Category Archives: Epidemiology and Community Health
New research from Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer reveals that young adults who practice yoga may experience less weight gain over time than those who do not.
Children who have an obese mother are 2-to-3 times more likely to be obese as well. Ellen Demerath wants to understand why this happens. “We need to further explore the link between a mother’s weight, her nutrition, and her baby’s weight. We’re trying to cut off childhood obesity very early…
Professor Simon Rosser has received a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct the first rehabilitation program to help gay and bisexual men overcome health challenges resulting from prostate cancer treatment.
Research from Sonya Brady links behavior problems in children with caregiver stress and suggests they could both be helped through in-school, family-based mental health services.
The new minor will allow graduate students to learn and apply public health strategies to address a broad array of sexual health challenges and to build community sexual health.
PhD student Nick Roetker completed a genetics-based study confirming that taller height is related to increased risk of venous thromboembolisms.
Research from student Aaron Berger and Professor Mark Pereira shows that just a few cycling trips a week can lower a rider’s risk of developing chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes.
SPH students Rebecca Leighton and Samantha Mosbrucker placed first and second in the research poster competition held during the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists annual meeting in Minneapolis on June 13.
PhD student Mary Rooney published a study showing that the number of U.S. adults taking daily vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels has increased dramatically since 1999.