HIV rates in Houston, Texas could decrease significantly with the expansion of Medicaid and increased use of preventive and antiviral medications, according to a new study.
Breathe Easy: Corsi-Rosenthal Boxes Reduce Indoor Air Pollution
Researchers from Brown’s School of Public Health and School of Engineering along with the Silent Spring Institute find low-cost DIY air filters effectively improve indoor air quality.
To advance human rights, consult neuroscience
Scholars find brain science bolsters long-held notions that people thrive when they enjoy basic human rights such as agency, freedom from want, and freedom from fear
Stay-at-home orders significantly associated with reduced spread of COVID-19, study finds
New research and data suggests that stay-at-home orders helped slow the pandemic significantly.
To examine the effects of COVID-19 on communities, Brown researchers turn to data
Brown University projects examine effects on nursing homes and medical care
It really is in your head— but how does it work?
The Mindfulness Center at Brown University is working to explain why mindfulness makes us healthier.
Mindfulness Training May Help Lower Blood Pressure
A study led by Professor Eric Loucks, Ph.D., finds that mindfulness could reduce blood pressure by enhancing attention control, emotion regulation and self-awareness of both healthy and unhealthy habits. As the leading cause of death in both the United States and the world, heart disease claims nearly 18 million lives every year, according to the […]
Aging Gracefully: The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
30 years of accomplishment by Brown’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
Stroke Patients Receive Vastly Different Amounts of Physical Therapy, Despite its Clear Benefits
Patients who receive more physical therapy are less likely to be readmitted to a hospital within a month, yet the amount of care made available to Medicare patients varies widely.
Medicaid Expansion Linked to Reduced Mortality Among Dialysis Patients
A study finds that fewer patients with end-stage kidney disease died within a year of starting dialysis in states that expanded Medicaid coverage in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. IN THE FIRST THREE YEARS of Medicaid expansion due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number of patients with end-stage kidney disease who […]