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While social distancing and wearing masks kept last year’s flu season at an all-time low, experts expect flu cases will soar this year as students return to school and employees go back to the office and are urging people to get their flu vaccine to prevent the nation’s health care system from be

As the State’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey will lead this effort.
Maternal microbiota transplant may help restore key gut microorganisms, Rutgers study finds
A Rutgers study finds vaccine campaigns in Black and Latinx communities depend on transparent information and building on trusted relationships.
Exposure to antibiotics in utero or after birth could lead to brain disorders in later childhood.

Growing up the daughter of an emergency room pediatrician and a registered nurse, Zoe Reich thought she understood as a person of color the extent that systematic racism led to health disparities.

Rutgers University recently launched a clinical research study to test whether probiotics boost the body’s natural defenses against COVID-19.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences has opened a new brain imaging research center to improve the diagnosis of neurological and psychiatric disorders and to help personalize and monitor treatments.

Earlier today, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, in partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), broke ground on the state’s first

A cardiac MRI of athletes who had COVID-19 is seven times more effective in detecting inflammation of the heart than symptom-based testing, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers and 12 other Big Ten programs.

Older Chinese immigrants who adjust to their new cultural environment by learning the language, following the country’s media and socializing with local residents can reduce acculturation gap with their adult children and protect their cognitive function, according to a Rutgers study.

Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are reporting the first instance of COVID-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, and University Hospital, Newark, which serve as teaching hospitals of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, respectiv

Rutgers was the second-largest Phase 3 clinical research trial site for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, which applied for emergency use authorization today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The liver transplant program at Rutgers-affiliated University Hospital in Newark was ranked first in the nation, along with Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, for its one-year patient survival rate, according to data from the Scienti

Rutgers is leading a clinical trial assessing the combination of nitazoxanide, ribavirin and hydroxychloroquine to treat people 21 or older who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 and are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic.

The New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS) at Rutgers University received a $5 million National Institutes of Health grant to launch outreach campaigns and expand access to COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable

As more New Jersey school districts face COVID-19 outbreaks and some are forced to stop in-person classes, many health care experts worry about what to expect as we head into the flu season.

Pregnant women with severe or critical COVID-19 and their unborn infants face increased health risks before and after delivery, a Rutgers study finds.

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.

Children who take oral steroids to treat asthma or autoimmune diseases have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and blood clots, according to Rutgers researchers.

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will be a clinical test site for a study assessing the long term risk of chronic kidney disease in patients who recover from COVID-19.

Children born to mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy may age faster biologically and be at an increased risk for obesity and high blood pressure, according to Rutgers researchers.