New evidence supports the integration of physical activity promotion strategies as a key part of the action plan for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, finds a new study led by Brown School researchers.
Adolescents and young adults living in rural versus metropolitan U.S. counties and those living farther from the hospital where they were diagnosed generally have worse outcomes than those living in metropolitan counties and closer to the reporting hospital, finds a new study from the Brown School.
The stay-at-home orders during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 led to a decrease in children’s physical activity and in increase in screen time, finds two new studies from the Brown School.
Antibiotic sales soared during India’s first surge of COVID-19, suggesting that the drugs were inappropriately used to treat mild and moderate COVID-19 infections, according to research led by the School of Medicine. Such overuse increases the risk for drug-resistant infections worldwide.
A recent evaluation by a team of researchers at the Brown School and other universities found that training in evidence-based public health practices improves practitioner skill levels.
In the early days of the pandemic, personal protective equipment was in short supply in the U.S., and its availability continues to be a problem globally, leaving health-care workers and their communities exposed. Jennifer DeLaney, MD ’97, has been on a remarkable journey leading a local effort to help.
COVID-19 vaccines rolled out on an unprecedented timetable, but the world is still at risk.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have received $8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for two school-based projects — one in St. Louis County and the other in Maryland — aimed at safely returning students and staff to in-person school.
New School of Medicine research shows that international travelers often return home with new bacterial strains jostling for position within the gut microbiome. Such travel is contributing to the rapid global increase and spread of antimicrobial resistance.
Washington University investigators now have access to a new research tool that allows them to conduct clinical studies using synthetic patient data. Synthetic data produced by the new tool, called MDClone, accurately mimics real patient data without the privacy concerns.