A researcher at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey seeks to understand the mindset of indoor tanners and encourage them to reduce or change behavior.
3/5/2014 1:45 AM EST
Alexey Ryazanov of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, who first identified the eEF2K enzyme a quarter century ago, has published new research in Developmental Cell adding evidence that inhibition of eEF2K would enhance the benefits chemo...
2/26/2014 2:50 PM EST
Researchers led by Luis Ulloa of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have found physical evidence that electroacupuncture may reduce inflammation that causes sepsis death. While investigating acupuncture mechanisms, they also have determined that...
2/21/2014 12:00 PM EST
It has been twenty years since federal law made Nutrition Facts a required part of food packages. The Food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for the design and content of Nutrition Facts, says knowledge about nutrition has advanced in...
1/31/2014 10:00 AM EST
Scientists have known for more than 40 years that the synthetic pesticide DDT is harmful to bird habitats and a threat to the environment.
Now researchers at Rutgers University, writing in JAMA Neurology, say exposure to DDT – banned in the...
1/23/2014 4:00 PM EST
With funding sources for research and development more scarce than in the past, would-be developers of a promising new cancer drug find they need to develop a sophisticated business plan as they seek to raise capital. Rutgers graduate student...
1/23/2014 10:00 AM EST
Fungal infections take more than 1.3 million lives each year worldwide, nearly as many as tuberculosis, in addition to contributing to blindness, asthma and other major health problems. David Perlin of Rutgers University's Public Health Research...
12/23/2013 1:00 PM EST
Study shows that eating plenty of tomatoes and tomato-based products, even for a short period, helped protect at-risk postmenopausal women
12/20/2013 9:00 AM EST
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