Health & Wellness
Tech-assisted Spine Surgery Likened to ‘X-Ray Vision’
UConn Health’s leadership in minimally invasive spine surgery continues with Connecticut’s first ‘augmented reality’ procedure.
A Small Spot of Skin Cancer Can have a Big Impact
It's skin cancer awareness month and Ken Jones was fortunate to find melanoma early and have it treated. Ken shared his story with us and Dr. Hao Feng tells us how much sunscreen we really need and how often you should see a dermatologist for a skin check.
UConn Health Joins Short List of ‘Centers of Excellence’
Maternity, knee replacement, lumbar spine fusion and lumbar laminectomy earn elite distinction within the state employee and retiree health plan.
The Dietary Supplement You’re Taking Could be Tainted with Prescription Medications and Dangerous Hidden Ingredients, According to a New Study
Many over-the-counter products – particularly those used for sexual enhancement and weight loss – are tainted with undisclosed pharmaceutical ingredients
Nursing Students Awarded Prestigious F31 Grants from the National Institutes of Health
Tingting Zhao and Bright Eze are researching the neurobehavioral impacts of pain in infants and chronic pain burdens for Black individuals
Psychological Tips Aren’t Enough – Policies Need to Address Structural Inequities so Everyone Can Flourish
In the era of pandemic malaise, who gets to flourish?
Changing the Channel on Stroke Treatment: Novel Technology Provides New Path to Prevent Neuronal Death
Lixia Yue’s team discovered that a specific peptide sequence can disrupt the interaction between an ion channel and receptors in our brain responsible for neuronal death during an ischemic stroke
Nurse Researcher Receives $15,000 Grant from UConn InCHIP to Investigate Inherited Stress in Black Mothers and Preterm Infants
The two-year award will allow Sharon Casavant to examine perceived discrimination, neighborhood vulnerability, and stress among 35 mother-infant pairs