Beth Stevens, BPH’93, discovered a key function of microglia, a lesser-known type of brain cell, that is prompting a shift in thinking about brain development in healthy states as well as in neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
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Throughout Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy, researchers are making progress in solving a range of pressing health challenges.
If you want to ace your exams, you’ll need to study hard. But, says Fred Davis, a biology professor with expertise in circadian rhythms, you’ll also need to put down the books and catch a little shuteye.
Nancy Hanrahan says, “Nurses are the perfect vectors for influencing public health change.”
As flu season approaches, the debate about whether to get the flu shot begins anew. Jennifer Kirwin, associate clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, provides a primer on the science behind the vaccine.
The ninth annual Bouvé Health Fair and Flu Clinic will offer a range of health services and information to Northeastern students, faculty, and staff.
From cooking demos to Parent and Family Weekend, this month is stocked with fun activities and opportunities to enjoy the crisp autumn weather.
The award, from the NIH and the EPA, will establish a center in Puerto Rico that will study how pollutant exposure and psychosocial risk factors impact the health and development of children living on the island’s heavily contaminated northern coast.
Jean McGuire, a professor of the practice in the Department of Health Sciences, will deliver remarks in honor of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act.
California’s Department of Public Health announced that a child contracted the plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in July, the third reported case this year. With the plague’s recent return to the news, we took a look at some myths and truths about the centuries-old disease.
International affairs major David Obadina will help to structure and implement student engagement for END7, an international campaign that is focused on eradicating seven neglected tropical diseases by 2020.
For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.