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Reentry Services May Help Stabilize Substance Use Risks After Mass Prison Release

Rutgers Institute for Health researchers found that the risk of overdose and death due to substance use didn't increase after a mass prison release.
1-Jun-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Experts Aim to Uncover Barriers to Conducting HIV Research in Africa

Rutgers Institute for Health researcher, Dr. Ashley Grosso, receives grant from NIH to conduct study on barriers to HIV research in Africa.
10-May-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Names Director of Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

Renowned pharmacoepidemiologist, Dr. Tobias Gerhard, is named new director of the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.
2-May-2023 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Researcher Develops Mental Health App to Manage Distress

New mental health app developed by Rutgers Institute for Health faculty member Dr. Edward Selby launches today.
24-Apr-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Predict Cardiovascular Disease

According to a new study from Rutgers Institute for Health, researchers may be able to predict cardiovascular disease in patients by using artificial intelligence to examine the genes in their DNA.
27-Feb-2023 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Strong Connection to Neighbors May Improve Health Outcomes

According to Rutgers Institute for Health researchers, strong neighborhood connections reduced the negative impact of living alone on the death rates of older Chinese Americans.
13-Dec-2022 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Buprenorphine, Not Methadone, May Be Safer Treatment for Opioid-Use Disorder During Pregnancy

Researchers found that using buprenorphine to treat opioid-use disorder during pregnancy may result in better outcomes for the baby than methadone.
27-Nov-2022 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Drug Used for Sleep Disorders Is Linked to Higher Risk of Overdose in Teens, Young Adults

Researchers found young people using benzodiazepines for common sleep conditions had an increased risk of overdose during the six months after starting treatment compared with other prescription sleep medications.
28-Nov-2022 8:00 AM EST 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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Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research advances health and well-being through meaningful, rigorous and impactful research in the critical areas of behavioral health, health services, health disparities, health policy, health economics, pharmacoepidemiology, and aging research.

Since its 1985 founding, the Institute has become nationally renowned for interdisciplinary and translational research. The Institute's 57,000 square foot facilities are home to six members elected to the National Academy of Medicine and 150 members representing over 30 schools, institutes, and units with adjunct members from 29 national and international universities



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