Health & Wellness

Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans

July 1, 2010

A psychiatry professor at the UConn Health Center is comparing two treatment approaches for PTSD.

Clinical Trials Favorable for Novel Breast Cancer Detection Device

June 22, 2010

A noninvasive device developed at UConn could reduce the number of breast biopsies.

Study Shows Millions of Americans Forgoing Medical Care After Cancer

June 16, 2010

Many cancer survivors said they could not afford needed medical services.

Ten UConn Stem Cell Projects Receive State Funding

June 10, 2010

The funded projects range from seeking to better understand the cells, to developing new therapies.

New Biomarker Technique Could Provide Early Detection for Cancer

May 19, 2010

UConn researchers are developing techniques to detect the presence of cancer before symptoms appear.

Stem Cells That “Fool” Immune System May Provide Vaccination for Cancer

November 23, 2009

A study by Health Center immunology experts Bei Liu and Zihai Li is the first to involve human stem cells in vaccinating against colon cancer.

Navigating Patients Through Cancer Care

October 30, 2009

The Health Center’s Pamela Nixon helps patients diagnosed with cancer find resources and support.

Breast Cancer Prevention Study Launched for Women with Increased Risk

April 13, 2009

Many women worry about their risk of breast cancer and wonder what they can do to lower their risk. For women with known risk factors for breast cancer, the anxiety is even more intense.

Scientists Receive State Funds to Advance Stem Cell Research

April 6, 2009

Eleven UConn scientists have received state-funded grant awards totaling $5.4 million from the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee (SCRAC) to advance embryonic and human adult stem cell research in Connecticut.

Health Center Urologist Receives Grant to Study Bladder Cancer

February 2, 2009

A urologist at the Health Center has landed a five-year, $729,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to study the role of inflammatory molecules on the development and progression of bladder cancer.