Health & Wellness
Statins Provide Protective Immune Benefits for Females, Nutritional Scientist Finds
Statins, commonly prescribed lipid-lowering drugs, provide a protective immune function in females according to new UConn research
COVID-Stroke Link Goes Back to 2020 UConn Health Biopsy
It is widely accepted that COVID-19 can increase the risk of stroke, even in those who otherwise normally would not be in a higher-risk group. One of the first pieces of scientific evidence of that association comes from a UConn Health case, explained in the journal "Operative Neurosurgery."
Rudd Center: Campaign in Maryland Led to 30% Drop in Soda Sales; Sales of Other Sugary Drinks Also Fell
'One of the most sustained and comprehensive community led efforts to decrease sugary drink consumption in the country'
UConn Researcher Explores Power-Based Exercises for Improving Knee Pain
Through a $1.5 million grant from the Department of Defense, Neal Glaviano will investigate if incorporating power-based exercises into treatment will provide better long-term outcomes for people with patellofemoral pain
The Next Generation of Innovators and Problem-Solvers
TIP Innovation Fellows, Health Research students present their findings and make their pitches during Summer Research Day at UConn Health
Insight on President Biden’s COVID-19 ‘Rebound Positive’
UConn Health’s Dr. David Banach explains how a fully vaccinated and boosted person could test positive, negative, and positive again for COVID-19 within a 10-day span
High Honors for Kidney Failure, Stroke Care at UConn Health
U.S. News & World Report Names UConn John Dempsey Hospital a ‘High Performing’ Hospital for stroke and kidney failure.
mHealth Represents New Approach for Couples’ Weight Loss Interventions in New InCHIP Study
Interim vice provost for health sciences and InCHIP director Amy Gorin is working on a new grant that will evaluate the efficacy of four components for couples’ weight loss intervention using a mobile app.