Health & Wellness
UConn’s Unique COVID Testing Strategies Garnering Praise, Serving as Model for Others
Over the fall semester, UConn has administered or tracked more than 42,000 COVID-19 individual and surveillance tests among its student body, helping it successfully complete the semester’s in-person portion.
UConn Researchers: First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion Treatment Plans
UConn researchers have conducted the first-ever meta-analysis of the use of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions for the effective treatment of chronic concussion symptom.
Mom-To-Be Extra Thankful After Worry-Free Heart Procedure at UConn Health
Mom-to-be Semeda Amegashie and her family are especially thankful this year, because of a minimally invasive heart procedure she had at UConn Health.
Research Proves Viability of Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines
UConn researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of a microneedle technology that could make widespread vaccination easier and more effective.
UConn Researchers Leveraging CT Health Data to Develop Suicide Risk Algorithms
UConn researchers are using multiple health care data sources for a project that could help health care providers better identify when patients are at risk of attempting suicide.
Concerns About Child’s Weight Increase Risk for Family Weight Teasing
Concerns over a child's weight can lead to increased teasing by family members, according to a new study by UConn's Rudd Center.
UConn Researcher Works to Address Racism’s Deadly Impact on Black Mothers and Babies
UConn researcher Haile Eshe Cole works not only to understand the health disparities Black women face, but to overcoming them.
UConn Researcher Identifies Genetic Elements Involved in Heart Development
A UConn Health scientist's research into genetic factors in heart development offers insight into congenital heart defects.