Read article – An article about the closing of Mediden, N.H., Noda Farm, which mentions that the farm was started by former Dartmouth medical school professor Lafayette Noda, who continued running the business until he was 92.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Features comments by Susanne Tanski, associate professor of pediatrics, about safety concerns regarding e-cigarette devices in the wake of the first known death resulting from severe lung disease in those who use e-cigarette devices. “Our young people need to understand that these are not safe products,” said Tanski.
Read article – Quotes Elijah Stommel, professor of neurology, in an article that examines the connection between ALS and blue-green algae blooms. Stommel has participated in a number of studies researching whether there is a link between the cyanobacteria released by blue-green algae and ALS. “About 10 years ago, we were mapping out occurrences of ALS and found clustering around lakes that had lots of algal blooms,” said Stommel.
Read article – An article that mentions that Paula Schnurr, professor of psychiatry, contributed to research from Saint Louis University that found that treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) leading to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49% lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes.
Read article – Cites data conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine that found that approximately 700,000 adults in the U.S. have a stroke and 80% of all strokes are ischemic.
Read article – Quotes Brian O’Sullivan, professor of pediatrics, from an editorial he published to accompany a report on the results of a the BEST-1study—which the editorial called “a three-arm, double-dummy, randomized placebo-controlled trial of amoxicillin–clavulanate or azithromycin versus placebo.” (O’Sillivan’s editorial was published in The Lancet.)
Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study that found that drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to. (Picked up by CNBC, NBC News, ABC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Vindy, and many more.)
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Adrienne Faerber, lecturer for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study that found that drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to.
Read article – A news brief about a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital that found that the Reducing Avoidable Facility Transfers (RAFT) model reduced emergency department transfers and hospitalizations among skilled nursing facility residents by more than a third.
Read article – A profile of Michael Bell, MED ’85, who has spent three decades as a medical examiner, the last 14 in Palm Beach County, Fla.