Health & Wellness

Breast Cancer Patient Shares Her Journey to Help Others

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is designated as a time is to support those who have been through and are going through, the difficult breast cancer journey. In addition, it has a goal of raising awareness of ways in which this deadly disease can be avoided and found earlier.

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Why Prescription Drugs Can Work Differently for Different People

Genetic differences, drug interactions and inflammation can affect how well drugs work in the body

Article Published in Nature Aging Journal Features Work by UConn Center on Aging Researchers

Article documents studies on the biology of aging and longevity, examining aging at a biological level and exploring efforts at harnessing those biological processes to prolong life span and health span.

Brain cancer concept and malignant tumor symbol as a neurology and neuroscience symbol of malignant cells spreading inside a human head as a 3D illustration render.

Stress Pushes Brain Cancer Cells to Adapt

Finding methods to more effectively neutralize evasive tumors

The Transformative Scandinavian Trip that Led a Nursing Ph.D. Student Back to UConn

George Goodrich '09 (NUR) worked in paramedicine and public radio before finding his way to nursing — and now has returned to UConn to pursue his doctorate

An older couple holding hands. Research at UConn enabled by a new endowment is aimed at alleviating illnesses common to the aging process.

Newton Fellowship Seeks to Expand Medical Education to Include Nutritional Interventions in Patient Care

An innovative partnership linking the School of Medicine and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

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Spotlight on Services: Medical Ultrasound

Sonographers at UConn Health describe their roles and how their work in diagnostic imaging fits in to the larger health care picture. October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.

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Woodstock Academy Enlists UConn Sports Medicine Expertise

Athletes have access to sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other kinesiology specialists

First Residency Program in Connecticut for Rehabilitation Physicians Announced 

A joint partnership with University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Gaylord Hospital, and UConn Health

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Podcast: COVID and Older Adults‘ Resiliency

UConn Health's psychiatry chair and a medical student who's studying how older adults are handling the pandemic with him share their observations, which may surprise you.