School of Public Health and Medical School researchers are conducting two new studies to see if losartan can protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients.
A study led by Assistant Professor Gillian Tarr and Associate Professor Marizen Ramirez is surveying families and older adults to identify key factors that may affect how much people adhere to social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researcher Jude Mikal co-authored a commentary describing how qualitative information can complement quantitative data to help scientists understand what people are thinking and valuing when experiencing climate-related stressors.
The study by researcher Nicole Larson revealed parents who said they experienced moderate to high interference with having family meals also reported lower family meal frequency, greater difficulty scheduling family meals, and more fast-food intake.
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.
Researcher Jude Mikal found that Facebook friends are initially eager to provide emotional support but that their support steadily declines over time.
Quali-tea is organized by SPH researchers Jude Mikal, Dori Cross, Stuart Grande, and Katie White and is offering presentations on the benefits and use of qualitative data starting in February.
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.
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 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.
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.
Postdoctoral researcher Melissa Simone found that girls who used unhealthy weight-control behaviors and experienced the harms of weight stigma during adolescence were likely to use substances as adults.