On a recent Friday afternoon, a small group of Northeastern students convened in the Sacred Space to rekindle the lost joys of childhood.
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Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis and his team’s pioneering research presenting a new antibiotic that kills pathogens without encountering any detectable resistance has captured headlines worldwide and drawn widespread praise from the scientific community.
Northeastern fitness guru Greg Cloutier explains how you can build a fitter physique in the new year.
Eat more veggies, drink less soda, and enlist the moral support of family and friends, recommends Northeastern dietician Christine Clark.
Assistant professor of law and health sciences Leo Beletsky was tapped by the Bureau of Justice Assistance to lend his expertise in developing a new toolkit for law enforcement to help them prevent drug overdoses.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.
The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspiration for creating her business and how Northeastern has helped her along the way.
Northeastern staff and students doled out health and wellness tips on Wednesday at the eighth-annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic. Here are five such nuggets of wisdom for staying fit and healthy this fall.
On Tuesday at Northeastern, three innovative nurses shared how they’ve melded their medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to bring enhanced services to healthcare professionals and patients.
On Wednesday, Northeastern will host the annual Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Fair and Flu Clinic, where students, faculty, and staff can get free flu vaccines, donate blood, and receive information about a range of health and wellness topics.
During a keynote address at Northeastern on Tuesday, an epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center who has administered care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, noted that more help is needed in Africa to provide healthcare services, adding that “We need help with everything.”
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his groundbreaking work to create a novel class of compounds to treat glaucoma.
It’s 7:55 a.m. and your class starts in five minutes. You’re running late, and though you’ve showered, pulled on a clean sweater, and packed your book bag, you’ve neglected to […]
New professor of nursing Barbara Guthrie has come to Northeastern with the goal of preparing the next generation of nursing scientists and continuing her work to support underserved communities.
Pioneering cancer researcher Ross Cagan, the keynote speaker at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, described how his lab is using fruit flies to determine personalized treatment for patients.
Peter Bex, a vision scientist and newly appointed psychology professor, works to detect, diagnose, and monitor visual impairment. His research goal, he says, is to maximize people’s remaining vision.
Social scientists and scholars from around the world are convening at Northeastern this week for the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, a four-day conference focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use.
A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
Forgo big meals and hydrate before you get thirsty, says Linda Malone, an assistant clinical professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.
Seven faculty research projects have been selected to receive grants through a new initiative that promotes innovative teaching approaches in the classroom and advances undergraduate learning at Northeastern.
The reasons Eastern Europeans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vaccine are complex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of societal factors, according to new research Northeastern associate clinical professor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.
Northeastern has received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a comprehensive user’s guide for population-based health metrics, which can be applied to national payment reform and preventative care efforts.
Northeastern last week convened an interdisciplinary group of national experts to discuss cutting-edge research and methodological breakthroughs in healthcare organization and management science.
A group of Northeastern students have formed a chapter of END7, a global network that aims to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and help eradicate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.
Graduate students in the physician assistant studies master’s program recently embarked on a volunteering effort to Guatemala to deliver free medical care to families in need.
A daylong symposium Friday showcased faculty and students’ research and honored the annual event’s founder, professor Richard Deth, who is retiring after 38 years at Northeastern.
Lucy West, BHS’15, PharmD’16, was recently elected National President-elect of American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists. It’s the latest example of her leadership and involvement in a range of impressive campus and professional activities.
Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”
Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have […]
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. The Massachusetts State Police has reported 185 fatalities since Nov. 1, which doesn’t include the large cities of Boston, […]
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.