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.
Researcher Jude Mikal studied the activity of breast cancer survivors on Facebook during their treatment and found while they posted more, they made relatively few requests for help.
Research led by Associate Professor Rachel Widome showed nearly 30% of teens studied reported getting less than seven hours of sleep per night.
The study led by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil showed there were approximately 4,378 more cases of severe maternal morbidity and mortality among rural women than urban women.
To help protect health care workers, Assistant Professor Susan Arnold conducted a survey to track how chemotherapy drugs are handled in hospitals and identify work surfaces that could be contaminated by them.
Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee is serving as a scientific expert on the law’s rulemaking advisory panel as well as leading the creation of assisted living resident and family surveys to measure how well the facilities are performing and a report card to communicate the results to consumers and policymakers.
The study led by researcher Rob Walker also showed that only 8% of men who had a VTE while on testosterone therapy had a clinical diagnosis of having low levels of testosterone in the body.
A study of people age 74-84 by recent graduate Mary Rooney (PhD ’19) found that 2.5% of them had an undiagnosed hearth rhythm problem called atrial fibrillation.
A new study from SHADAC senior research fellow Colin Planalp shows that suicide rates from 2000 through 2017 have increased by 35% in the U.S.
Assistant Professor Susan Arnold co-developed a method to objectively evaluate and determine if workplace surfaces are ‘clean’ or contaminated by chemicals that can trigger skin allergies.