The group are part of the nationwide Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study, which has led to breakthroughs in the management and prevention of heart disease and related conditions.
A pilot study by Adjunct Assistant Professor Pamela Jo Johnson found that people who participate in such support programs improve in their self-care activities and ability to work with their providers.
Assistant Professor Eric Lock is developing a method that will allow researchers to analyze different kinds of cancer and molecular cell data together.
The results of the study by researcher Manami Bhattacharya show foreign-born people have lower rates of HPV infection than those born in the U.S. and suggests their higher cancer rates are due to barriers to health care.
The study results from student Jeremy Van’t Hof and Professor Russell Luepker suggest that people may feel a greater sense of CVD prevention accountability and social support in community settings.
The study led by PhD student Aubrey Hubbard found that in children under five years of age, cancer rates increased for both common types of childhood leukemia, one brain tumor subtype, neuroblastoma and hepatoblastoma.
A study by researcher Stuart Grande shows mHealth apps, such as Genia, help children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis share their needs and experiences with their families and care teams.
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.
New analysis by Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Mandel suggests that mesothelioma cancers in Minnesota’s taconite workers were likely caused by breathing in fibers from asbestos products used in the early days of mining operations.
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.