New DEWORM3 Project Will Explore Integrated Approaches
Judd Walson (GH, Epi) is heading a new project with the Natural History Museum in London to test mass drug strategies to rid the world of soil-transmitted helminths, better known as intestinal worms. They've won funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ask Well: Is Day-Old Kale Salad Less Nutritious Than Fresher Kale?
Any fresh fruit or vegetable loses its nutrient content over time from the moment it is picked. So how do you retain as much nutrient value as possible? Anne-Marie Gloster, nutritional sciences and epidemiology lecturer, is quoted.
The Fight Over a Tax That Could Curb Gun Violence
Ali Rowhani-Rahbar is featured for his gun violence research with Fred Rivara and colleagues.
Ministry of Health appoints Chief Science Advisor
Professor Emeritus John Potter (Epi) was appointed chief science advisor to the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
New STD? What You Should Know About Mycoplasma Genitalium
A little-known sexually transmitted disease that has attracted more attention lately may actually be fairly common, according to a new study. Lisa Manhart, professor of epidemiology, is quoted.
Watch What Happens When You Track 493 People's Grocery Buying Habits
Anju Aggarwal, acting assistant professor in epidemiology, discusses data and videos modeling how people move about in Seattle to get their food. The study used GPS devices to map the food environment of study participants.