Rutgers Health News

A Rutgers-led study is first to statistically evaluate government data about the rare neurological disorder.
Microbiologist Emanuel Goldman explains why fomites are unlikely to get you sick this fall.
A Rutgers pediatrician explains what parents should know about enterovirus D68 as a possible precursor to a neurologic condition that involves limb weakness.
The university’s Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases targets grand ambitions for public service.
Rutgers study finds post-surgical hospitalization rates from left ventricular assist devices varied by socioeconomic factors.
New Jersey’s suicide prevention hotline clinician says knowing the warning signs and what to say could save lives.
A Rutgers infectious disease expert explains why getting the annual flu shot is important to individual and public health.
An educational campaign by Rutgers and the NJ Department of Corrections is first in nation to use direct-access video to reduce disparities in education about opioid treatment.
Rutgers researchers provide guidelines for fertility preservation counseling before gender-affirming medical procedures for transgender men.
Ira Braunschweig, MD, chief of Transplant and Cell Therapy, explains why this type of therapy is one of the most significant breakthroughs in cancer treatment.

Emotional support for parents may bolster family resilience and help young children flourish despite adversity, according to a Rutgers study.

Chemical peels are a common treatment for acne scars, but a Rutgers study finds that microneedling is significantly more effective for patients with dark skin.

From Trenton to Capitol Hill, Julie Blumenfeld calls for increased funding and education.
A test under development by a Rutgers professor could have applications for humans and dogs, too.
A Rutgers study is the first on gestational age at term and ADHD in school-age children to use teacher reports of ADHD symptoms.
Students who are nonbinary, female or in their second year of college are most affected by academic stress, a Rutgers study finds.
A Q&A with Todd Rosen of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School about the new treatment standards.
The conclusion is based on a Rutgers study of children in rural China whose parents live with or died from HIV.

study of how injured mouse cells trigger immune responses suggests novel strategies for preventing and treating everything from parasites to allergies in humans.

Yoga of Immortals app could provide a more accessible, easy-to-use, novel and effective treatment for urinary incontinence, Rutgers study finds.
Women are more likely to die within five years of having elective surgery to repair a weakening in the wall of the aorta or need repeat surgery, according to a recent Rutgers study.
Rutgers operates the New Jersey Hopeline, the state’s first suicide prevention hotline.

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) will lead a team of health care professionals to investigate the possible link between mental health issues and poor oral health with a one-year grant from the New Jersey Health Foundation.