Category Archives: Epidemiology and Community Health
Depression affects 120 million people worldwide and a study from PhD student Spruha Joshi shows that the disease in older adults is linked to living in poor communities and neighborhood violence.
A new program developed by Professor Alan Lifson aims to keep Ethiopian HIV patients in treatment by pairing them with fellow HIV-positive peer support workers to help them in managing their illness.
A new Project EAT study shows that almost half of the beverages shown in popular television shows viewed by adolescents contained alcohol.
A UMN team that includes Associate Professors Ruby Nguyen and Jamie Stang is part of a national collaborative of maternal and child health training programs working to increase diversity in their curriculum, faculty, and students.
A new study from alumna Shuling Li (PhD, ‘13) shows how chemo side-effects could cause kidney damage in elderly breast cancer patients.
Aging men commonly experience a gradual, mild loss in weight, which places them at greater risk for bone fractures. Such weight loss is also a risk factor for death and could be a sign of underlying disease. The competing risk of death makes it difficult to accurately estimate how much…