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.
Research from Associate Professor Ruby Nguyen shows that exposing babies to two particular phthalates during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of language delay of 20-40 percent.
The Project EAT study found that over time the rates of dieting increase for both men and women — and extreme forms of weight control, such as purging and using diet pills, went up for men.
Professor Simone French and Associate Professor Nancy Sherwood led a study of the NET-Works program, which consisted of home visiting, community-based parenting classes, and telephone check-in calls.
A study by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer of adults who do yoga shows 83 percent of them believe it has improved how they feel about their bodies.