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Home Health Care Linked to Increased Hospice Use at End-of-Life, Study Reveals

Home health care use in the last three years of a patient’s life is associated with a higher likelihood of hospice care at the end of life, according to a Rutgers Health study.
21-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Computer Scientist Named Sloan Fellow

A Rutgers professor who studies and improves the design of algorithms – human-made instructions computers follow to solve problems and perform computations – has been selected to receive a 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship. Aaron Bernstein, an...
20-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Drug Repairs Systems That Drain Alzheimer’s-Causing Waste From Brain, Study Shows

Rutgers study led by undergrads and gap-year students breaks ground in the field of neuroscience and suggests experimental medication could treat dementia.
19-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Accelerated Aging in Women Living With HIV

Women with HIV experience accelerated DNA aging, a phenomenon that can lead to poor physical function, according to a study led by Stephanie Shiau, an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of...
13-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Jersey Health Data Project Approves Research Addressing Population Health Priorities

The governing board of the New Jersey Integrated Population Health Data (iPHD) Project in December approved the release of data – along with pilot funding and data access fee waivers – for six research proposals to study the top challenges of...
14-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Bildner Center Wins NJCH Grant for Symposium, “Black Americans, Jewish Americans: Historical Intersections, Collisions, and Passings,” and Public Programming

Nancy Sinkoff, professor of history and Jewish studies and the academic director of the Rutgers Bildner Center, has had a longstanding interest in themes of racial and ethnic “passing” for Black and Jewish Americans.
12-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Low Pay Is Driving Primary-Care Doctors From New Jersey, Endangering State Residents

A report co-authored by a Rutgers Health official advocates better pay and (eventually) a different payment model.
9-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Certain Older Americans Show Hesitation Around Brain Scan Research

Rutgers Health researchers find differences among Asian older adults’ support of research and inclination to receive MRI results.
8-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Health Poison Control Expert Available to Discuss CDC Warning About Tianeptine

Diane Calello, Executive and Medical Director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center,at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, is available to discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report warning that readily purchased tianeptine...
4-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST

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Water Beads’ Hidden Dangers

A Rutgers Poison Control expert discusses the health risks posed to children from this popular toy, which lawmakers are seeking to ban
8-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST

Check Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors Ahead of Winter Weather

Poison Control Experts give safety tips ahead of winter storm.
4-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST

Keep the Holidays Merry and Bright: Beware of Hidden Holiday Hazards

NJ Poison Control experts alert families about safety during the holidays
20-Dec-2023 12:05 PM EST

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