Findings from a study by postdoctoral researcher Mary Christoph show that dietary intake of vegetables and whole grains is improving as youth age into young adults.
Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey found that DOAC drugs appear to be just as safe to use as heparin and warfarin for treating venous thromboembolism in cancer patients.
The University chose Assistant Professor Nicole Basta for one of the most sought-after faculty awards at the University of Minnesota. Designed for new assistant professors, the two-year professorship acknowledges Basta’s promise, her track record of innovative research and funding success, and her commitment to teaching and service.
A study by Associate Professor Sonya Brady shows that the “Communities That Care” model helps local stakeholders work together to analyze and stop some of the major health issues threatening their own neighborhoods.
Professor Michael Osterholm is leading research to improve the healthcare system’s ability to maintain a steady and adequate amount of critical medicines and supplies worldwide.
A pilot study by Associate Professor Darin Erickson shows that all local agencies reported underage use was somewhat or very common and most reported marijuana-impaired driving was somewhat or very common in their jurisdictions.
Recent research by Assistant Professor Nicole Basta reveals that only 20 percent of parents are aware that a vaccine to protect their children against meningococcal B disease exists.
Associate Professor Kamakshi Lakshminarayan and PhD student Logan Cowan found that infections, such as pneumonia, can increase a patient’s risk of heart attacks and strokes for three months after being sick.
Research by Professor Rhonda Jones-Webb shows a diverse group of stakeholders had little awareness of programs or policies specifically designed to prevent violence between police and young black men at work in their communities.
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.