New Compound Helps Activate Cancer-Fighting T Cells
UConn researchers have identified mechanisms responsible for improved immune system activity, offering new approaches for more effective cancer treatments and vaccines.
New Study Identifies Effective Treatments for Persistent Asthma
UConn-led study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds using a single steroid-bronchodilator treatment for both persistent asthma control and rescue relief resulted in fewer asthma attacks.
Sports Sampling May Reduce Injury Risk in Young Athletes
UConn study found that exposing children to a variety of sports promotes 'physical literacy,' helping them develop better movement skills and encouraging physical activity in the long term.
Married Veterans More at Risk of Suicide than Single Soldiers
The transition back to a domestic home environment—and all of the pressures, roles, and responsibilities that come with it—may add to veterans' internal struggles.
Biodegradable Sensor Monitors Pressure in the Body then Disappears
The new sensor is designed to replace existing implantable pressure sensors that have potentially toxic components, which must be removed after use.
Hard to Swallow? New Digital Pill Raises Personal Privacy Concerns
A pharmacy professor discusses a new digital pill, recently approved by the FDA, that can monitor whether individuals are taking a medication as prescribed.