Scott Diehl is director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics and Complex Disease Research at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, N.J., and a longtime critic of tests such as 23andMe. Diehl says ordering the test off the market was the...
12/4/2013 11:40 AM EST
Military support line expands to include all active duty service members and their families no matter where they are.
11/21/2013 9:30 AM EST
Sleep deprivation and darkness can cause drivers to doze when they believe they are alert
10/28/2013 3:25 PM EDT
Rutgers University's Art History and English departments will begin an innovative humanities course at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School teaching art history and creative writing to medical students with the goal of improving their diagnostic and...
10/28/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Nationwide, thousands are sickened—some seriously—and many die after consuming mushrooms they picked in the wild that they did not know were poisonous. Rutgers experts explain how to keep people and animals safe.
9/25/2013 11:00 AM EDT
The anti-fungal drug Ciclopirox causes HIV-infected cells to commit suicide by jamming up the cells’ powerhouse, the mitochondria, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. And unlike current anti-HIV drugs,...
9/19/2013 1:20 PM EDT
Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Students Work with University Physicians to Advance Technologies to Make Surgery Safer, More Efficient
New technologies for improved surgical tools or systems that speed access to time-sensitive pathology reports may well come from undergraduates working side-by-side with physicians in teaching labs and operating rooms.
Such novel ideas spring...
9/23/2013 1:25 PM EDT
Rutgers’ nutritional sciences experts offer some tips for first-year students.
9/11/2013 3:00 PM EDT
6/13/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Heat-related illnesses disproportionately affect the elderly and the first heatwave of the season can have a particularly acute impact. A geriatrician explains why and lists steps to keep elderly neighbors and relatives safe.
5/28/2013 5:00 PM EDT
To help children avoid the physical and mental consequences of sexual abuse, an internationally known child advocate and expert in prevention and treatment provides personal space and privacy messages pediatricians and parents can use.
2/8/2013 10:45 AM EST
The unseen emotional aftershocks of Hurricane Sandy may linger for children who were in the storm's path. A noted psychologist discusses why children may experience PTSD and how parents and caregivers can help.
11/6/2012 10:25 AM EST
10/11/2012 11:20 AM EDT
UMDNJ's FXB Center Experts Showcase Its Success in Helping African Countries Stem HIV @ This Week's AIDS Conference
7/23/2012 10:00 AM EDT
7/12/2012 12:25 PM EDT
Bullying doesn't stop at the schoolyard gate. It happens wherever kids gather, including summer camp or online. Citing new CDC statistics, Dr. Jennifer Caudle of UMDNJ-SOM advises parents on helping kids cope with bullying.
7/5/2012 4:25 PM EDT