March 23, 2015
Smaller Plates, Smaller Portions? Not Always
UConn Health psychiatry researchers say visual cues are not universally effective in helping curb childhood obesity.
March 20, 2015
Better Blood Pressure Management May Help Slow the Aging Process
Therapy based on 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in the elderly could help slow the decline in cognitive function and mobility, according to UConn Health researchers.
March 18, 2015
Lighting Adjustments Necessary for Better Health, Researchers Say
New lighting technology can better accommodate the body’s circadian rhythm and avoid the detrimental effects of typical lighting, according to a paper co-authored by a UConn Health cancer epidemiologist.
March 12, 2015
Diabetes Drug Shown Not to Increase Heart Failure Risk
The study, published in The Lancet, is based on data from a global clinical trial led by a UConn Health physician-researcher.
February 19, 2015
Avoiding Winter’s Hazards
Advice from the experts on successfully navigating the cold, snowy challenges of the winter of ’15
February 18, 2015
Never Too Early to Consider End-of-life Wishes
UConn Health’s Dr. Susan Levine explains the importance of discussing advance care planning with your family and physician.
February 10, 2015
Measles and the Risks of Skipping Vaccines
Infectious diseases specialists at UConn Health say failure to keep current on recommended immunizations defies decades of medical knowledge.
February 6, 2015
UConn Urologist Picked to Lead New Bladder Cancer Institute
A donor with no previous ties to the University sought out a UConn Health expert to drive the advancement of bladder cancer care and research.
January 22, 2015
Have Faith in the Flu Shot
The chair of medicine at UConn Health explains why taking the vaccine, despite its limited effectiveness this year, is still better than going without it.
January 7, 2015
Learning About Integrative Medicine
A medical student in the Class of 2015 describes her year away from medical school and how it enriched her education in integrative health.
December 16, 2014
Popular Cosmetic Fix May Threaten Bone Density
A UConn oral radiologist says the off-label use of Botox to treat jaw pain appears to have a dangerous side effect.