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 assistant professor Sara Wylie attended the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where she presented grassroots science tools developed by Public Lab, the nonprofit she co-founded in 2010.
Northeastern University has received a five-year, $13.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary, multi-university investigation into the complex relationship between environmental contamination and preterm birth.
In response to revelations of failures in the Google Flu Trends’ predictive capabilities, Northeastern University researchers examined how Big Data can best be utilized for scientific gain in a report published online on Thursday in the journal Science.
People tend to adopt risky behaviors after getting vaccinated against transmissible diseases, but how does this behavior affect the spread of infections? In new research, Northeastern faculty are taking a closer look.
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.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said on Wednesday that many of his public health initiatives have required taking political risks in order to improve residents’ lives.
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
This post was written by associate professor Michael Pollastri. Neglected tropical diseases are a collection of infectious diseases that primarily affect the poor in developing nations, and many have extremely […]
Pharmacy graduate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work investigating the adverse effects of intravenous sedatives.
Climate change may impact the incidence and severity of a toxic species of algae, according to research by recent environmental studies graduate Ashley Cryan.
Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.