Health & Wellness
Thu, 01/18/2018 — Seventeen KU School of Pharmacy students will take a three-day trip across Kansas to visit 14 independent community pharmacies and their owners Jan 10-12. Dean Ken Audus and Senior Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss will accompany the students on...

Wed, 01/17/2018 — A paper just published in Nature Biotechnology outlines a pioneering method of screening a person’s diverse set of antibodies for rapid therapeutic discovery. Antibody proteins are an important part of the human immune system that specifically...

Fri, 01/12/2018 — The University of Kansas Chapter 171 of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated more than 140 students as new members during a ceremony at the end of the fall 2017 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective honor...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — A group of Ch'orti' Maya women in Guatemala used digital cameras to document health and environmental problems in their hamlets, and as a result, Engineers Without Borders is working on a water purifications solution for the community. The...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — The University of Kansas is coordinating several Lawrence area events to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The KU and Lawrence communities will be able to participate in a variety of cultural enrichment, learning and...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — For not much money, you can change people’s perception of a park in a neglected part of town, thereby stimulating healthful activity and perhaps even economic benefits to the surrounding neighborhood. Those were the results of a study...

Tue, 01/09/2018 — The University of Kansas’ top entrepreneurship official will co-host a webinar on how universities can evolve their technology transfer activities and do more to address the demands of the innovation economy. Julie Nagel, associate vice...

Tue, 01/02/2018 — Dr. Karen DeSalvo, who was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as assistant secretary for health in 2015, will be the keynote speaker at the Health for the 21st Century summit at the University of Kansas on Jan. 16. She will describe...

Tue, 12/19/2017 — The University of Kansas’ Center for Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways, a National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), recently earned a second phase of grant funding in the amount of $10.8 million for...

Mon, 12/18/2017 — Ted Daldorph was a World War II veteran of Britain’s Royal Air Force. An engineer and draftsman, he made a career designing and supervising the construction and installation of storage tanks for asphalt used to build roadways. But when he...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — The advent of Uber in cities across the country has reduced per capita ambulance volume by at least 7 percent as low-risk patients likely opt to avoid the more expensive ride with paramedics, according to a working paper co-authored by a...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — University of Kansas alumnus William “Brad” Bradley Jr., of Overland Park, has made a $2 million gift commitment that will endow a scholarship in the School of Law and a research excellence fund for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences...

Tue, 12/12/2017 — With a new $50,000 award from the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), a research team at the University of Kansas is developing a smartphone app for clinical use with patients receiving treatment for an eating disorder — the...

Mon, 12/11/2017 — if in good health
Mon, 12/11/2017 — LAWRENCE — Longevity is a such a pervasive goal in public health policy and even...

Wed, 12/06/2017 — Sara Sack, director of Assistive Technology for Kansans and a senior scientist at KU Life Span Institute at Parsons, recently received the 2017 Michael Lechner Award.  Sack was recognized for her work increasing access to technology that...

Tue, 12/05/2017 —  It is estimated that about 70 to 75 percent of primary care visits involve a behavioral health issue such as depression or anxiety, substance use, stress or coping with a chronic health condition. Physicians and other primary care providers...

Tue, 12/05/2017 — Public universities have made strides in evolving their technology transfer activities, but they must do more to address the demands of the innovation economy, according to a new report by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities...

Mon, 12/04/2017 — Hundreds of graduate students at the University of Kansas will complete their degrees in December 2017. Recognition ceremonies across the KU campus will celebrate these fall semester graduates as the schools of Business, Education and...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — As more major U.S. hospitals have become Catholic due to recent mergers, it has made them less likely to perform certain reproductive health procedures that conflict with church doctrine, according to a working paper that includes two University...

Wed, 11/29/2017 — Individuals with mental illnesses were more likely to have health insurance and be able to access health care and mental health services after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to new research. The gains were present both...


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