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Rutgers Health Researchers Develop Software to Predict Diseases

Rutgers Health researcher develops software that can analyze multigenomic and clinical data to discover biomarkers and predict diseases in individuals.
24-Jan-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adults With Cognitive Disabilities Are More Likely to Have Worse Experiences With Health Care System

Rutgers Institute for Health researcher Elizabeth Stone published new research finding that people with cognitive disabilities are less satisfied with their health care than those in the general population.
13-Dec-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

States With Legalized Medical Marijuana See Decline in Nonmedical Opioid Use

Researchers found that when states implement medical cannabis laws, there is a 0.5 to 1.5 percentage point decrease in regular to frequent (up to or greater than once per week on average) nonmedical prescription opioid use among people who reported...
14-Nov-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adults With ADHD Are at Increased Risk for Developing Dementia

Michal Schnaider Beeri and team analyzed data from 100,000 people to determine if ADHD in adults leads to higher risk of dementia.
16-Oct-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Receives $4.2 Million to Develop Center for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research in Asian and Pacific Americans

The Resource Center for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research in Asian and Pacific Americans will work to advance behavioral, social and economic research related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias especially in older Asian and Pacific...
2-Oct-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Oral Medication Is the Leading Choice for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Rutgers Institute for Health researchers find the majority of MS patients start treatment with oral medications over platform injectables or infusions.
12-Jul-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Policymakers Should Consider Animal Welfare in Decisions

Rutgers Institute for Health researcher calls for policymakers to consider animal welfare in decision-making and explains benefits for doing so.
5-Jul-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Antipsychotic Medication Prescriptions for Children Sharply Decline

Rutgers Institute for Health researchers observe decrease in use of antipsychotic medications in children since early 2000s.
3-Jul-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Can Cannabis Use Disorder Be Accurately Diagnosed?

Tammy Chung, director of the Center for Population Behavioral Health at Rutgers Institute for Health, explains cannabis use disorder and the challenges of diagnosing the disorder in the context of cannabis used for therapeutic purposes.
28-Mar-2023 8:00 AM EDT

The Future of Precision Medicine

Precision medicine is a rapidly growing approach to health care that focuses on finding treatments and interventions that work for people based on their genetic makeup, rather than their symptoms. Zeeshan Ahmed, director of the new Ahmed Lab at...
8-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

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