The dramatic reports of a recent study concluding that delirium leads to lingering cognitive impairments in three out of four patients hospitalized in an intensive care unit are consistent with findings from similar research conducted at UMass Medical School by neuroepidemiologist Jane Saczynski, PhD.
Autism researcher Teresa Mitchell, PhD, comments on a recent study that found autism spectrum disorder indicators might begin to show up in infants as young as 2 months old.
In this Expert’s Corner video, colon and rectal surgeon Justin Maykel talks about the importance of screening for colorectal cancer, which is 90 percent preventable.
In this Expert’s Corner video, UMass Medical School urologist Jennifer Yates clarifies conflicting recommendations on whether men should undergo PSA testing to screen for prostate cancer.
As reported in the Oct. 17 Boston Globe, UMMS associate professor Wenjun Li, PhD, in collaboration with Mass. DPH colleagues, analyzed data from nearly 1 million student BMI records from 2009 to 2013 and reported a significant decline in childhood obesity prevalence statewide.
A team from UMass Medical School is helping Massachusetts implement the next phase of the Affordable Care Act.
In this Expert’s Corner, suicide prevention expert Barry Feldman, PhD, sorts fact from fiction on youth suicide. On Wednesday, Oct. 2, he will be the first speaker for the Be Mentally Well program “Preventing Suicide—A Focus on Youth” at UMass Medical School.
In this Expert’s Corner video, Mark Klempner, MD, explains why tick vigilance is necessary even in cooler weather, offers tips on reducing the risk of becoming infected and talks about why Lyme can be hard to diagnose.