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Study Finds Marker and Potential Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

There is an urgent need for new and better treatments for the 3 million people who suffer from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Since the causes of IBD remain unknown, most therapies are directed against inflammation, but a better understanding of the...
9-May-2022 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pandemic Highlights Importance of Collaborative Research

Dr. Lawrence C. Kleinman, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, along with colleagues on the COVID-19 Common Data Elements Working Group, received the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaboration Award. He highlights...
18-Jan-2022 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A New Year’s Resolution for Moms-to-Be: Know Your (BP) Numbers

Managing your blood pressure is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the new year, it is particularly crucial, especially in light of a new study showing chronic hypertension as a...
10-Jan-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Surgeon Spearheads Innovative Educational Program for Surgical Residents

Nell Maloney Patel, MD, program director of the general surgery residency and associate professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, was admitted into the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators—a prestigious...
14-Dec-2021 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, Recognized for Global Impact on Improving Transfusion Medicine

Jeffrey L. Carson, MD, whose research has profoundly reshaped transfusion medicine is being honored by the American College of Physicians (ACP) with the John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine for his career-long...
18-Nov-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clinical Trial Evaluates Minimally Invasive Treatment of Severe Heart Valve Disorder

Individuals with severe tricuspid valve regurgitation, in which the valve between the two right heart chambers closes incorrectly, may be eligible for a new clinical trial to treat the condition.
26-Jul-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Reduces Food Insecurity in Local Community

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School community reduces food insecurity in Princeton area while providing healthy eating health care for the underserved.
7-May-2021 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover How the Body Fights Viruses That Try to Evade the Immune System Response

Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway that counteracts the ability of some viruses to evade the immune response. The findings raise hope in generating better immune responses to viral infections, such as COVID-19, as well as to cancer.
15-Apr-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Pediatrician Advocates for Continued Masking and Precautions to Reduce Risks of COVID-19 in Children

As parents plan for children to return to school, Dr. Kleinman shares ways to mitigate the risk of becoming ill with COVID-19.
9-Sep-2021 3:55 PM EDT

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Rutgers Neurologist Explores Link between COVID and ‘Brain Fog,’ Dementia

A new Rutgers study will examine how COVID-19 is affecting individuals in a number of cognitive-related areas, including memory loss, “brain fog,” and dementia.
2-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: How Experts at Rutgers Are Addressing the Pandemic’s Impact on Mental Health and Risk for Suicide

A recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the incidence of people seriously considering suicide in the prior 30 days almost doubled over the previous year. For essential workers, that figure jumps to 21.7...
9-Mar-2021 2:20 PM EST

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A Rutgers Pediatrician Offers Tips for Families on Staying Mindful When Using Screens

During the COVID-19 pandemic, most children are spending more time on screens since other activities are limited. With children also participating in virtual learning, many parents are concerned that this increased use of screen time could be...
9-Sep-2020 8:05 AM EDT

Suicide Rates on the Rise: Signs to Look for and How to Help Someone at Risk

11-Jun-2018 3:35 PM EDT

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Enterovirus D68's Emergence in New Jersey

Dr. Amisha Malhotra, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, explains the symptoms of enterovirus D68, why children are more susceptible and which children are at risk for developing more serious illness....
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Ebola: What Is It and Who Is at Risk?

Born in Sierra Leone, Mafudia Suaray, a family physician at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is helping to raise awareness about the disease. She answers some of the common questions about this new international health crisis.
30-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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New Jersey and National Rates of SIDS Reduced 50 Percent

Two mothers share their experience with the SIDS Center of New Jersey following the loss of an infant. The SIDS Center of New Jersey's research and educational programs have contributed to the significant decrease in the rate of SIDS during the past...
29-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

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As one of the nation’s leading comprehensive medical schools, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. Part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, and the Women's Health Institute. The medical school has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top 100 medical schools in the nation and No. 1 in the state for research and primary care.

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