Physicians don’t always recognize patients’ radiation therapy side effects

IMAGE: Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil. view more  Credit: University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Physicians did not recognize side effects from radiation therapy in more than half of breast cancer patients who reported a significant symptom, a new study finds. The study compared reports from 9,941 patients from practices across the state […]

Mailman School experts contribute to new Lancet report on health and climate change

December 4, 2020 — Unless we take urgent action to tackle climate change, we can expect an ever-hotter world that threatens global health, disrupts lives and livelihoods and overwhelms healthcare systems, according to The Lancet‘s Global Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a comprehensive global analysis tracking the impact of climate change on human health […]

Prejudice, poverty, gender – illustrations show the reality of living with disease

IMAGE: Long distances and poor roads hinder many with NTDs from accessing healthcare, especially those with poor mobility. view more  Credit: Sightsavers Illustrations by a local artist in Nigeria are helping health workers and policy makers understand what it’s really like to live with a neglected tropical disease (NTD). The twelve illustrations have been drawn as […]

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. to publish Journal of Correctional Health Care

IMAGE: Journal focusing on this complex and evolving field. An invaluable resource for clinicians, allied health practitioners, and administrators, it provides the latest research and developments in clinical care for chronic… view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, October 23, 2020–The National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) (https://www.ncchc.org/) has awarded the […]

Does classroom indoor environmental quality affect teaching and learning?

IMAGE: A new study published in Indoor Air indeicates that indoor environmental quality can affect short-term students’ academic performance, with a preference for a relatively cool, bright, and quiet environment and… view more  Credit: H.W. Brink What impact does a classroom’s indoor environment have on teaching, learning, and students’ academic achievement in colleges and universities? This […]

When good governments go bad

IMAGE: The ruins of the Roman Forum, once a site of a representational government. view more  Credit: (c) Linda Nicholas, Field Museum All good things must come to an end. Whether societies are ruled by ruthless dictators or more well-meaning representatives, they fall apart in time, with different degrees of severity. In a new paper, anthropologists […]