Researchers conducted a study of tunable lighting to test a strategy for measuring and documenting light exposure for typical nursing-center residents, and to evaluate the data in terms of various metrics for human circadian responses over the course of a day.
A blog post by Professor Jill Harrison, executive director of the IMPACT Collaboratory, the joint award to Brown and Hebrew SeniorLife to fund and support non-drug dementia interventions, addresses the need for pragmatic clinical trials and the challenges in defining and implementing them.
Brown University's annual Research Seed Awards help faculty advance research proposals by supporting the generation of preliminary data and the pursuit of new directions or collaborations in research. Three teams of public health faculty have received these competitive awards in 2020
Many Medicaid enrollees with HIV do not reinitiate ART after discontinuing their treatment, according to a new study by Tingting Zhang, PhD, assistant professor of health services, policy and practice.
The results of a study by a team of Brown University researchers that found an adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine was more effective than a standard non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in reducing the risk of flu- and pneumonia-related hospitalization in patients 65-years-of-age and older were presented at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Clinical Vaccinology Course in Washington, D.C..
Eighty percent of drivers’ license suspensions are due to non-driving events, such as failure (or inability) to pay a fine. At the same time, 3.6 million Americans miss or delay healthcare each year because of transportation barriers. In a new editorial published by the American Journal of Public Health, Professor Nina Joyce and colleagues argue that more research is needed to understand the impact of a suspended license on access to health care.