THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING (NIA) has awarded a five-year $53.4 million grant to Brown University and Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) to lead a nationwide effort to improve ...On October 29, 2019 / By Brian Clark
The Center for Long-Term Care Quality & Innovation, known as Q&I, is a sister research center to the Center for Gerontology. Unique among academic research centers nationwide, its ...On October 29, 2019 / By Laura Kallio Joyce, P'22
The study found a link between children’s weight status in the first two years of life and their school-age performance on cognitive tests. A study by Brown University ...On May 3, 2019 / By Gillian Kiley
A national survey finds that children whose mothers use marijuana try it two years younger, highlighting a public health need for targeted interventions. A number of studies have ...On May 3, 2019 / By Mollie Rappe
Public health faculty members at Brown have studied the impact of recent hurricanes on nursing home and assisted living residents. Natural disasters are often particularly hard on vulnerable ...On November 6, 2018 / By Mollie Rappe
Intervention by researchers reduced household lead below levels previously deemed achievable and reduced blood lead concentrations in more highly exposed children, though the decrease did not result in ...On November 6, 2018 / By Mollie Rappe
According to a new systematic review of research data published in the journal Osteoporosis International, there are many areas of the world with risk to bone health. Study ...On March 5, 2018 / By David Orenstein
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