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Meet the Health Center’s First Newborn of 2011

Dr. Jay Bolnick delivered the first baby born at the Health Center in 2011. Farmington Patch reports Maisen Kamryn Baxter was born just after 2 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. See the full story and more photos at http://farmington.patch.com/articles/farmingtons-new-years-baby-happy-and-healthy.

Nutritional Supplements – Which Ones Should You Consider Adding to Your Diet?

As we begin a new year, a common resolution is to live a healthier lifestyle which often includes adding vitamins and supplements to your diet. But studies have shown that not all supplements are as effective as they claim and may do nothing to cure the ills that ail you. And since dietary supplements aren’t […]

UConn Cardiologists Uncover New Heart Attack Warning Sign

Health Center cardiologists have identified a protein fragment that when detected in the blood can be a predictor of heart attack. Their research, led by Dr. Bruce Liang, director of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, is published in the January 11 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It found […]

January Events at the UConn Health Center

Following is a rundown of UConn Health Center events in January: Nutrition for a Healthy Heart Wednesday, January 5, 2 to 4 p.m., UConn Health Center, Dowling North Building The UConn Health Center’s Healthy Nutrition program invites you on a journey to a lower blood pressure, reduced cholesterol and healthier weight. This group meets on […]

Fake Pot Spurs Increasing Number of Calls to Poison Center

Members of the public are encouraged to seek further information and report exposures.

Pharmacy Professor Awarded Prestigious Grant for Cancer Research

Kyle Hadden is studying the preventive and therapeutic effects of vitamin D on cancer treatment.

Artificial Antibodies Hold Promise for Fighting Cancer, Other Diseases

UConn researchers are developing artificial antibodies that will deliver drugs directly to cells.

Clinical Trials Favorable for Novel Breast Cancer Detection Device

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

Ten UConn Stem Cell Projects Receive State Funding

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

New Biomarker Technique Could Provide Early Detection for Cancer

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