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Better strategies to treat dementia

Every dementia patient requires a nuanced form of care, according to Alice Bonner, a newly appointed asso­ciate pro­fessor in the School of Nursing and a leading expert in treating dementia.

Why AIDS remains a huge global problem

In cel­e­bra­tion of World AIDS Day, a panel of North­eastern fac­ulty mem­bers joined del­e­gates in the U.S. Depart­ment of State Inter­na­tional Vis­itor Lead­er­ship Pro­gram to dis­cuss the fight against the spread of HIV/​AIDS.

Fifty years of excellence’

Uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, alumni, cor­po­rate part­ners and friends cel­e­brated the 50th anniver­sary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.

3Qs: The effect of antibiotic resistant bacteria

The Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion recently released a new report on the impact of antibi­otic resis­tant bac­teria on national health. We asked assis­tant pro­fessor Betsy Hirsch to explain its sig­nif­i­cance and what it means for the public.

Health fair targets flu season

Wednesday’s 7th annual Bouvé Health Fair and Flu Clinic will fea­ture free flu shots and health screen­ings as well as prizes for some 250 stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff.

A new era for human fertility research

In 2004, Jon Tilly, pro­fessor and chair of the Depart­ment of Biology, over­turned the par­a­digm that female mam­mals do not pro­duce new egg cells after birth. His dis­covery has opened the flood­gates for new clin­ical approaches to combat infer­tility and per­haps even stave off menopause.