Rutgers Health News

Rutgers research that may eventually enable far earlier autism diagnoses shows that typically developing infants perceive audio-video synchrony better than high-risk for autism infants.
Dr. Partho P. Sengupta has been selected by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as its 2023 Gifted Educator Award honoree.
Mood, metabolism and self-medication might explain use patterns among this population, according to Rutgers research.
Rutgers scientists develop testing model to enhance understanding of a condition known as “third window syndrome.”
An analysis from Rutgers may help solve a mystery: Why do Black and Hispanic children suffer more life-threatening complications from cancer and cancer care than white children who get the same treatments at the same facilities?

The Rutgers School of Nursing has been awarded nearly $1 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help address a statewide nursing shortage that was exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What’s the proper treatment for constant, inexplicable pain in the face, jaw or head that defies conventional dental treatment?
Backed by a $5 million donation from Herbert C. Klein, an alumnus of the university and a former U.S. congressman, who made the gift in memory of his wife, the center is scheduled to open in the fall.

A Rutgers analysis of U.S. stroke deaths from 1975 to 2019 has found both a dramatic decline and the potential for an important resurgence.

Researchers have developed a novel genome assembly tool that could spur the development of new treatments for tuberculosis and other bacterial infections.

Researchers have traced a previously observed link between microscopic organisms in the digestive tract — collectively known as the gut microbiome — and multiple sclerosis (MS).
The university is heading a four-year National Institutes of Health study that will enroll 2,000 children and young adults to age 25.
Could the underproduction of poorly understood immune cells contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive decline?

Rutgers has been selected as a clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the bivalent COVID-19 vaccines in children under age 5.

Danielle Dick, who leads the Rutgers Addiction Research Center, has spent decades hunting genes that contribute to drug and alcohol addiction.
Structural racism and insurance are limiting factors in epilepsy treatment for minority groups, according to a Rutgers study.
A Rutgers expert provides guidance to those who might be at increased risk during pregnancy.
A 5-year-old with “brain on fire” autoimmune disorder improves with blood plasma exchanges.
Rutgers researchers analyzed data from 2000 to 2015 in the SIDS Center of New Jersey's and New Jersey State Health Assessment databases.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will enroll participants in a new study to evaluate whether tecovirimat is effective in treating human monkeypox.  
A Rutgers-led study of nearly 1,350 patients receiving care for HIV at nine different US clinics has identified steps healthcare teams can take to identify and treat more sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Despite the refreshing changes the season brings as the temperature slowly drops, it also comes with the seasonal flu. Just about anyone is susceptible to flu viruses, but cancer patients can be especially vulnerable.

Rutgers Cancer Institute researchers tap university’s microbiome expert to study microbes.
A Rutgers-led study of more than 2,700 pairs of twins showed the health consequences of drinking in adolescence can last for decades.