Health Archive

Alison Bryant Ludden, College of the Holy Cross – Teens and Caffeine

Is caffeine bad for teens? Alison Bryant Ludden, associate professor of psychology at the College of

John Loike, Touro College – Xenotransplantation

Animals may help us bridge the organ donation gap. John Loike, professor of biology at Touro

Sheila Molony, Quinnipiac University – Improving the Lives of People with Dementia

The feeling of home is critical to patients transitioning to an assisted living facility. Sheila Molony,

Suman Seth, Cornell University – Seasoning Sickness

Are you seasoned? Suman Seth, professor in the department of science & technology studies at Cornell

Richard Cleveland, Georgia Southern University – Law Enforcement in Stressful Situations

Stress can make a law enforcement officer’s brain function worse at precisely the wrong moments. Richard

Marc Zimmerman, University of Michigan – Busy Streets Theory

What is the best to improve neighborhood safety? Marc Zimmerman, professor of public health at the

Bodil Just Christensen featured on The Best of our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our

Jamie Maguire, Tufts University – Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is understudied. Jamie Maguire, assistant professor of neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine,

Steven Pirutinsky, Touro College – Benefits of Volunteering for Older Adults

Is volunteering beneficial for everyone? Steven Pirutinsky, assistant professor in the graduate school of social work

Fred Ledley, Bentley University – What Does Academic Research Contribute to New Medicines

Academic research can provide a big benefit to our health. Fred Ledley, professor in the department