A study by researchers Stuart Grande and Jude Mikal shows that giving HIV patients choices and support are the keys to ensuring they complete treatment to prevent tuberculosis.
A Minnesota Evidence-Based Practice Center study analyzed 67 Alzheimer’s treatments and found few are effective and they only alleviate symptoms.
A team from SPH’s Evidence-Based Practice Center identified tests that providers can use to distinguish between Alzheimer’s dementia and normal cognition in older adults.
Research led by Professor David Jacobs found that the younger people start smoking, the more likely they are to smoke daily as an adult — even into their 40s — and the harder it will be to quit.
Study researcher Jude Mikal speculates that patients may reduce their general posting due to finding cancer-specific support groups or feeling guilty about asking for help.
Professor Aaron Folsom was honored by the American Heart Association with the opportunity to present the 2019 Ancel Keys Memorial Lecture during the organization’s scientific sessions in November.
PhD student Morgan Wright found that prostate cancer patients with only cats or only dogs scored lower in mental health wellbeing compared to people who didn’t own pets.
Associate Professor Ryan Demmer led a study that identified oral bacteria linked to changes in blood glucose levels.
The study co-authored by Associate Professor Kyle Rudser revealed increased stiffness in the abdominal aorta in children exposed to secondhand smoke.
A study led by postdoctoral research fellow Kelsie Full found that woman who slept less than seven hours had higher risk cardiovascular disease and other health issues.
The study co-led by Professor John Connett revealed no beneficial effect of beta blockers on the overall risk of exacerbations and strong evidence that using the drug was associated with severe exacerbations requiring hospitalization.
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.