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: Research
Professor John Connett is a researcher on a new $14 million study examining non-drug approaches to prevent chronic low back pain.
A statistical model created by PhD student Yang Liu placed fourth out of twenty-one teams in the CDC’s annual influenza forecasting competition.
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.
Associate Professor Sarah Gollust contributed to a study showing that most American women are unaware that routine mammograms can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer.
A new method co-developed by PhD student Fernando Alarid-Escudero can help researchers estimate the value and optimal size of a research study in order for it to be cost-effective.
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.
A new study from PhD student Peiyin Hung and the Rural Health Research Center finds that nine percent of rural counties in the U.S. lost hospital-based childbirth services from 2004-14.
Research from Professor Kathleen Call shows that many publicly insured people forgo routine health care due to the complexity and stigma associated with using their health insurance.