Updated : Apr 07, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Tips for managing asthma during the coronavirus pandemic

With the added coronavirus risk forpeople with asthma, Binghamton University Assistant Professor of Nursing Judith Quaranta has tips to mitigate that risk and cope with the extra…

Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Social connection is key to mental health during coronavirus pandemic

It’s important to stay socially connected during the coronavirus pandemic and avoid isolation for the sake of our mental health, says Jennifer Wegmann, PhD, a…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss How to Handle Groceries at Home

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 31, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Donald W. Schaffner is available for interviews on how to handle groceries safely at home during the COVID-19…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

Coronavirus causing conflict between parents, children

The stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus has taken its toll on parents—and children are feeling the psychological and physical brunt of it, say…

Updated : Mar 27, 2020 in Expert Pitch

The U.S. government is failing to uphold its duty to protect citizens during the coronavirus pandemic

By not supplying New York the necessary ventilators it needs to help during the coronavirus outbreak, the government is failing to uphold its social contract…

Updated : Mar 26, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Nutrition expert gives tips on staying active and eating healthy during COVID-19 pandemic

With the spread of COVID-19, countless people are working from home and adjusting their eating habits and activity accordingly. It is important to try to…

Updated : Mar 20, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Alternative modes of transportation can help with social distancing, good health and wellness

Public transportation systems in urban cities are reducing hours and canceling services as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise. Virginia Tech transportation expert Ralph Buehler…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Coronavirus crisis: governments, organizations need to get creative to avoid healthcare rationing

Governmental and nongovernmental organizations need to get creative to avoid healthare rationing during the coronavirus crisis, says Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University,…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Tips for managing stress during the coronavirus crisis

The following are tips for managing stress during the coronavirus crisis from Jennifer Wegmann from the Health and Wellness Studies Department at Binghamton University, State…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Vitamin D Boosts Chances of Walking After Hip Fracture

Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study. The findings…

Updated : Mar 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Robot Uses Artificial Intelligence and Imaging to Draw Blood

Rutgers engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, artificial intelligence and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to…

Updated : Feb 25, 2020 in Announcement

Doc/Chef Robert Graham, Co–Founder of FRESH Medicine and Global Meatless Monday Nutrition Ambassador to hold educational session at the Healthy Food Expo New York

With the growing popularity of the plant-based movement, research shows that diners are increasingly requesting plant-based menu options for their personal health and the health…

Updated : Feb 20, 2020 in Research Articles

Patients frequently refuse insulin therapy, delaying blood sugar control

Boston, MA -- Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic…

Updated : Feb 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Brain inflammation in veterans with Gulf War illness

BOSTON - In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War…

Updated : Feb 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Cocoa could bring sweet relief to walking pain for people with peripheral artery disease

DALLAS, February 14, 2020 -- Consumption of cocoa may improve walking performance for patients with peripheral artery disease, according to the results of a small,…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests

Individuals who suffer from migraine headaches appear to have a hyper-excitable visual cortex researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggest. Migraines are characterised…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Superior “Bio-Ink” for 3D Printing Pioneered

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues to repair or replace damaged…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Announcement

New allied health degrees for University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide will introduce a suite of allied health degrees to its educational line-up in 2021, enabling students to pursue studies in Physiotherapy,…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Feature

Panicky Responses to the Coronavirus are Dangerous—Here’s Why

The new coronavirus is still spreading rapidly, in and out of China. By January 31, barely a month after the new pathogen’s appearance on the…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

New Tool Monitors Real Time Mutations In Flu

A Rutgers-led team has developed a tool to monitor influenza A virus mutations in real time, which could help virologists learn how to stop viruses…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New Coronavirus Enzyme Structure

New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 5, 2020) – Stephen K. Burley, director of the RCSB Protein Data Bank headquartered at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is available for interviews on the 3D…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots

Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples. With 4D printing, Rutgers engineers have…

Updated : Jan 27, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss How Robots Enable Chemical Exposure Assessment

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Robots can be programmed to perform tasks such as painting to generate exposure data on potentially harmful contaminants, according…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Announcement

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announces Recipients of Nation’s First Gender Equity Grants

Contact: Kathryn UllmanMount Sinai Press [email protected] Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announces Recipients of Nation’s First Gender Equity Grants Annual Distinguished Scholar Award…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Neuron Found in Mice Could Have Implications for Effective Diet Drugs

Ever eaten something, gotten sick and then didn’t want to eat that food again because of how it made you feel? That’s because a signal…

Updated : Jan 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Are Noncommunicable Diseases Communicable?’ Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Paper in Science Today

New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Rutgers professors Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello and Martin J. Blaser are available to discuss a paper in the journal Science…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

ITHACA, N.Y. – To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new…

Updated : Jan 07, 2020 in Expert Pitch

As Australia burns, experts available to discuss lasting impacts on wildlife, human health

Two dozen people and an estimated 480 million animals have been killed in Australia during unprecedented early-season bushfires that have scorched 18 million acres, destroyed…

Updated : Jan 03, 2020 in Feature

Drug Trial Seeking First Ever Treatment for Dangerous Side Effect of Prader-Willi Syndrome

One in every 15,000 children is affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a complex, genetic endocrine condition caused by a disorder of chromosome 15. It’s non-inheritable, meaning…

Updated : Dec 19, 2019 in Research Articles

People in Peru are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury

ALBANY, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2019) – People living in the southern Peruvian Amazon are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury due to a…

Updated : Dec 19, 2019 in Announcement

Lurie Children’s Receives up to $16 Million Award to Improve Care for Youth and Reduce Medicaid Costs

New model of integrated care is expected to improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs by addressing social factors that impact health, coordinating services, and…

Updated : Dec 18, 2019 in Research Articles

In global south, urban sanitation crisis harms health, economy

ITHACA, N.Y. - Cities in the “global south” – densely populated urban areas that are part of low-income countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America –…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Expert Pitch

New methods for resource allocation needed to meet global health needs

How should states and international organizations allocate global health resources? Nicole Hassoun, associate professor of philsophy at Binghamton University, State University of New York, said…

Updated : Dec 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Chronic disease prevention could ease opioid crisis

Preventing chronic disease could help curb the opioid epidemic, according to research from the University of Georgia. The study is the first to examine the…

Updated : Nov 22, 2019 in Feature

Researchers begin major study aimed at improving health equity in New Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK (Nov. 21, 2019) — Residents of two Trenton ZIP codes can expect to live to about 74 years old on average, but in…

Updated : Nov 21, 2019 in Research Articles

Bone breakthrough may lead to more durable airplane wings

ITHACA, N.Y. - Cornell researchers have made a new discovery about how seemingly minor aspects of the internal structure of bone can be strengthened to…

Updated : Nov 18, 2019 in Research Articles

What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Contact: Kathryn Ullman                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     646-398-2065                     [email protected]   Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Announcement

Cornell partners in $10M poultry science grant

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University is co-leading a $9.95 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that aims to transform nutrition and water use in…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions (New York, NY –…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Feature

ASU, Phoenix Children’s Hospital team up for pediatric-focused acute care program

It’s been an exciting year for Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Phoenix Children’s Hospital as the two innovative organizations have expanded their partnership.…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App

Contact: Renatt BrodskyMount Sinai Press Office212 [email protected] Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App A medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical Digital Research Objects

Contact: Jennifer Gutierrez Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences [email protected]  Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Tips for accommodating allergies and medical conditions on Thanksgiving

Hosting a holiday celebration can be stressful when trying to accommodate allergies and various medical conditions. Alexa Schmidt, a registered dietitian at Binghamton University, State…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Feature

5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist

No matter what your political beliefs or affiliations, it’s safe to say all Americans are now living through a unique moment in our nation’s history. …

Updated : Oct 23, 2019 in Research Articles

New research shows that consuming mung bean protein can improve physical strength — no exercise required.

People have a number of reasons for adopting plant-based diets, from improving their health to concerns about animal treatment to a desire to minimize their…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Announcement

Los Alamos AI model wins flu forecasting challenge

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., October 22, 2019—A probabilistic artificial intelligence computer model developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory provided the most accurate state, national, and regional…

Updated : Oct 11, 2019 in Research Articles

PARADE/CLEVELAND CLINIC HEALTHY NOW SURVEY REVEALS: TECHNOLOGY’s GROWING INFLUENCE ON HEALTH BEHAVIORS

New York, NY – October 11, 2019 – Who are Americans more likely to take health advice from…their doctors or an Instagram influencer? Would U.S.…

Updated : Oct 07, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Eastern Equine Encephalitis in N.J.

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 7, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick mosquito expert Dina M. Fonseca is available to comment on potentially deadly eastern equine encephalitis…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Oils added to vaping products cause damage to lungs, expert says

In response to a new study which found that lung damage from vaping resembles chemical burns, Geraldine R. Britton, director of the Binghamton University Interdisciplinary Tobacco…