health and well-being

Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Highlights Potential Benefits of Continuous EEG Monitoring for Infant Patients

A recent retrospective study evaluating continuous electroencephalography of children in intensive care units found a higher than anticipated number of seizures.

Nov 28, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.

Nov 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

A new study finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.

Nov 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely To Stand Up To Bullying

A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying at school.

Nov 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.

Oct 25, 2018  |  The Abstract

A Calculated Risk: Researchers Calculate Priority Index for Leptospirosis Risk in Brazil

In a bid to reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil, researchers have developed a risk-based priority index for all 26 Brazilian states, to help public health officials target areas most likely to be affected.

Oct 24, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study Highlights Racism, Sexual Assault as Contributors to College Mental Health Challenges

A text mining analysis of academic and news articles related to mental health issues in higher education finds that racism, violence and sexual assault are key contributors to mental health challenges for students.

Oct 23, 2018  |  The Abstract

Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of It

Salmonella is super effective in making us sick because it turns the body’s defense mechanism to its advantage. New research describes just how Salmonella does what it does.

Sep 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart's potassium levels.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets With Intestinal Injury Recover

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.

Aug 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage

A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals

Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals