There are plenty of evidence-based behavioral health programs aimed at helping children and adolescents, but implementing those programs can often take up to three years and sustaining them can be even more difficult once implemented.
New non-invasive treatment for stress urinary incontinence helps strengthen the pelvic floor, and shows more than 87 percent of patients were dry or had mild leakage after a 12-week treatment period, with 93 percent of patients experiencing improvement in just four weeks.
An expert in online behavior and social media networks, Samer Al-khateeb, PhD, is in his first semester on the Creighton faculty and working on a book on social cyber-forensics, a field in which he’s been active for several years dating back to his graduate school days at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
University of Nebraska Medical Center leading national team to determine if ruxolitinib is effective for treating a certain type of graft versus host disease (GVHD) called sclerotic. The grant is funded by Incyte, a global biopharmaceutical company.
A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery compared to sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding surgery.
By comparing the changes at the cellular and molecular levels of hair cells between young and aging mice by looking for age-related changes, researchers hope to identify what causes the sensory receptor hair cells to degenerate.
why age-related hearing loss occurs from high frequencies to low frequencies, determine why outer hair cells degenerate before inner hair cells.
After 10 weeks in Tanzania as Creighton University’s inaugural Global Surgery Fellow, Kelly Shine, MD, has added a few procedures to her retinue. There have been perforated intestines — results of untreated cases of typhoid fever and salmonella — and a bowel obstruction that turned out to be severe appendicitis and almost proved fatal.
NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL, presented a talk titled, “Clinical utility of the Streck ARM-D Kits to detect antimicrobial resistance genes from extracts of axillary, throat and rectal swabs” at ASM Microbe 2018.
John Schalles' work is part of an expanding effort by the National Science Foundation’s Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research program to analyze the connections between coastal salt marshes, estuaries and offshore waters, and upstream freshwater swamps and marshes.
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announce institute to be based at Iowa State; jointly funded by University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Iowa State University.
Streck, Inc., received great interest in Streck ARM-D® Kits after its poster presentation on improved methodology for detection of antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacteria at ECCMID 2018 in Madrid.
The way health care providers are paid is shifting, demanding major changes by providers. Instead of being paid for the number of patients they see and tests ordered, the system is moving toward paying providers based on patient satisfaction, good clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness.
Creighton University biochemistry professor Juliane Strauss-Soukup, PhD, and her lab of undergraduates, have long been looking at the functions of noncoding RNA. With a three-year NIH grant, they'll no look at a long-term goal of developing antibiological agents, including some with the potential for cancer-fighting applications.
Through looking at individual difference models in laboratory rat populations, Creighton University psychological science professor Dustin Stairs, PhD, and his team of undergraduate researchers are making inroads into the neuroscience of addiction and the power of social settings to help overcome a drug habit.
Whatever shenanigans have transpired in the ongoing saga to foster a summit between North Korea and the United States, Creighton University political science professor Maorong Jiang, PhD, is certain what’s happened lately has been for the best.
Goal is to make University of Nebraska go-to place for biodefense education for students hoping to work for the Department of Defense. Vision is to build an education pipeline that starts at the undergraduate level and continues through the graduate level, providing unique opportunities for brightest students from Nebraska and around the country.
Streck, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of clinical laboratory products, and Diesse Diagnostica Senese S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of in vitro diagnostic systems, introduce the CUBE 30 Touch, the newest automated instrument for high-volume erythrocyte sedimentation rate testing in EDTA tubes. Streck is the exclusive distributor of the CUBE 30 Touch in the United States and Canada.
While the latest dental fad has gotten high marks from celebrities, a group of Creighton University School of Dentistry students has spent the past year taking a more in-depth look at how well charcoal toothpaste whitens and what detrimental effects such an abrasive substance could have on teeth.
The Value Investing Panel (VIP) is organized and run by the University’s Portfolio Practicum students, and is designed for those interested in value investing by bringing some of the biggest names in business to discuss the current state of the stock market and alternative investment strategies.
Some of the best legal and policy minds at the University of Adelaide, UNSW Canberra, University of Exeter and the University of Nebraska College of Law will develop the Woomera Manual on the International Law of Military Space Operations, to be completed in 2020.
Special report details serious concerns that medical community would be able to do much, if anything, to assist people in event of major nuclear event. Prevention is best option as well as carefully conceived, long-term plan within the public education system to provide lessons on radiation biology
The United States Patent Office granted U.S. Patent No. 9,926,590 today to Streck, Inc. The patent is directed generally toward a direct-draw blood collection tube for the stabilization of a patient blood sample and to subsequent downstream isolation of nucleic acids for analysis.
A one-month antibiotic regimen to prevent active tuberculosis (TB) disease was at least as safe and effective as the standard nine-month therapy for people living with HIV, according to results of a large international clinical trial.
Adults and adolescents in the trial were more likely to complete the short-course regimen consisting of daily doses of the antibiotics rifapentine and isoniazid for four weeks than the standard nine-month regimen of daily isoniazid.
Next year, the scholarly journal, Henry James Review, will have a new home at Creighton University. Greg Zacharias, PhD, professor of English and director of the Center for Henry James Studies, will serve as the journal’s new editor.
Conversant Bio™ has partnered with Streck to provide cancer researchers with customized clinical plasma samples that are research-ready, allowing researchers to focus on their studies and not their sample collection processing and logistics.
A research team has identified the pathological mechanism for a certain type of autism and intellectual disability by creating a genetically modified mouse. They are hopeful it could eventually lead to a therapeutic fix.
Results of a University of Nebraska Medical Center study published in the Oct. 10 issue of PLOS ONE, found if the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and preterm babies with extremely low bone density.
A research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health has determined that a special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants in India by 40 percent at a cost of only $1 per infant.
Swarms of the insect have descended broadly across the region and that delicate leaf-cutting they practice is making some trees and other plants in the area look as if it’s November rather than mid-July.
The third edition of Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics (Oxford UP, 2017) takes on new questions arising out of the continuing evolution of health care delivery and explores the broad range of ethical issues that pharmacists encounter in practice.