Rutgers Health News

The patient, a quadriplegic with an irregular heartbeat, was set to get a pacemaker when a test came back suggesting he had pneumonia, delaying surgery and lengthening his hospital stay.

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which uses research by Rutgers University, shows a significant increase in the estimated percentage of 8-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States.

The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) has been awarded a $3 million, three-year grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to launch the New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative (NJHKI).

Does my smartphone make my nose look big? It might, according to researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Imagine a small paper device that can rapidly reveal from a drop of blood whether an infection is bacterial or viral. The device could help reduce the overuse of antibiotics – which kill bacteria, not viruses.