For people with chronic kidney disease, obesity can increase risks of kidney function decline and is associated with worse outcomes after kidney transplant surgery. But weight loss attempts must be managed with care to avoid […]
Drexel faculty Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD and Ann Klassen, PhD share insight on their recently published study about water, sanitation and hygiene practices in the central Asian country of Tajikistan.
Obesity is a risk factor for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), and it can prevent an ESKD patient from becoming eligible for a life-saving kidney transplant. New findings from researchers at Drexel’s College of Medicine, School of Public Health and College of Nursing and Health Professions – in conversations with patients and clinical teams – suggests that critical weight management conversations between patients and their care teams simply aren’t happening, and the communication breakdown doesn’t end there.
Drexel study finds consuming 8 grams of protein – the amount found in a glass of milk – can reduce overeating of ultra-processed, high sugar and fat foods.
Karen Goldschmidt, PhD, and Kelsey Stasko, of the College Nursing and Health Professions, discuss the global supply chain issues during COVID-19 at a rural children’s hospital.
Beth Leonberg, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses how parents can manage the U.S. infant formula shortage.
Research from the College of Nursing and Health Professions aimed to find out why people wash raw poultry – despite knowing it’s a health risk – and how they might get people to change their risky behavior.
In early summer of 2021, Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, was unanimously selected to receive the Lazarex Cancer Foundation Disruptor Award for being an individual who has responded with urgency, taking action to combat low minority participation in cancer clinical trials and has disrupted the current status quo by raising awareness about existing problems, putting patients’ interests first and demonstrating a commitment to working on solutions.
Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Susan Magsamen, executive director at IAM Lab, part of the Pedersen Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their research of the use of virtual reality with the inclusion of a fragrance in creative arts therapy.
Experts from Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions shared tips on staying cool and why it’s important to check in on older family, friends and neighbors when temperatures begin to rise.