March 18, 2022 Women with disabilities in Rajasthan, India, are less likely to use modern forms of contraception compared to other users of family planning services, according to a new study from the Gillings School.
March 15, 2022 Taking more steps per day can reduce the risk of premature death. This risk levels off around 6,000 to 8,000 for older adults and 8,000 to 10,000 for younger adults, according to a new study that features research from Gillings School epidemiologists.
Nutrition claims on sugary fruit drinks can lead to less healthy choices for children, new study finds
March 8, 2022 Parents are more likely to choose a fruit drink with added sugar for their young child when the drink’s packaging includes nutrition-related claims, according to a new study that features research from the Gillings School.
March 4, 2022 Guaranteed cash payments are the most effective way to encourage people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new report co-authored by Dr. Noel Brewer in The Lancet Regional Health.
March 3, 2022 With new grant funding, Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta, will work with colleagues across Carolina to develop systems to detect and issue public warnings about dangerous adulterants in street drugs.
March 2, 2022 Two discoveries from Carolina are competing in this bracket-style national tournament to find the best innovations in science and medicine. Start voting!
February 22, 2022 Clandestine agreements between tobacco companies and retailers around the world are heavily incentivizing the sale and promotion of tobacco products and undermining public health efforts to decrease tobacco use.
February 22, 2022 Black women who frequently experience racism before age 20 are at higher risk of reporting depressive symptoms in adulthood than those who had fewer experiences of racism in early life, according to research from Gillings School epidemiologists.
February 21, 2022 Women in urban Senegal seeking family planning services tend to avoid providers with a bias that would prevent them from acquiring their preferred method of contraception, according to new research from Dr. Ilene Speizer.
February 17, 2022 A new grant from the National Institutes of Health will help researchers at the Gillings School develop personalized messaging strategies that nutrition apps can use to nudge users toward modifying behavior to meet their goals.