Rutgers Health News

Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have identified immune cells in the intestine that are needed to prevent Inflammatory Bowell Disease (IBD), Colitis and Chron’s disease, which affects three million people in the United States.

This and another large genetic study, just published in Nature, point to similar genes and biological mechanisms that start to hone in on the root causes of the severe psychiatric disorder

In a landmark genetic study of more than 121,000 people, Rutgers and an international con

Educating patients and health care workers can diminish disparities and yield better patient care

Minority patient groups—including those whose primary language is not English and those who have lower middle-income economic status—with a diagnosis of metastatic cancer, are less likely t

New findings by Rutgers researchers show activities of specialized brain cells differ based on their location

The Rutgers University Board of Governors voted to approve Gary Heir as the Robert and Susan Carmel Chair in Algesiology at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, effective today.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors voted to approve Elisa Bandera, an internationally recognized expert in nutrition and cancer epidemiology, as the Unilever Chair for the Study of Diet and Nutrition in the Prevention of Chronic Disease at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

A Rutgers study finds patients who repeatedly tested negative but had COVID-19 clinical signs were likely to have COVID-19

Treatment for COVID-19 should be based on clinical judgment and not just testing, according to a Rutgers study that found testing alone is missing some people with

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Rutgers study finds airborne particles containing the virus beyond self-isolation rooms in homes of COVID-19 infected people.
The test, which is up for approval for clinical testing, could guide treatment and identify high-risk patients.
They are among 564 scientists, engineers and innovators recognized for their achievements.
While most people living with HIV have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, younger and Black individuals are hesitant to get vaccinated and have lower vaccination rates, according to a new study by Rutgers researchers.
A first-of-its-kind study by Rutgers reveals the professional and personal impact of COVID-19
The CDC upgraded its guidance acknowledging that cloth masks are not as effective as surgical and N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to drive a record-breaking number of cases across the country.
Danielle Dick, an internationally recognized and award-winning expert on genetic and environmental influences on human behavior, has been appointed as the inaugural director of the Rutgers Addiction Research Center (RuARC) at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute.
Exposure to phthalates—a group of chemicals found in everything from plastics to personal care products to electronics—may disrupt an important hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy, according to a Rutgers study.
COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted employment for minority populations resulting in higher unemployment rates and healthcare concerns, according to a Rutgers study.
Chronic hypertension is contributing substantially to maternal deaths in the United States, with particular risk among Black women, according to new Rutgers research.
A surgical treatment commonly used to reduce epileptic seizures in adults also is effective and safe for children, according to a Rutgers study.
Rutgers University awarded the Fulbright Chair in Global Health — cosponsored by Rutgers Global and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) — to Mara Rúbia André Alves de Lima, a pulmonologist at the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) in Brazil.
New Jersey’s autism rate is higher than the national average, according to Rutgers contributors to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Study
COVID-19 saliva testing kits that include a novel preservative can also be used to measure microscopic organisms in the mouth, a Rutgers study found.
Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will further the collaboration between the two research universities and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub, a 550,000-square-foot, $665 million project in New Brunswick, N.J.
Maternal depression after childbirth affects a mothers’ economic welfare and financial stability up to 15 years later, according to a Rutgers study.