NPR – The husband-and-wife team from Dartmouth are on a decade-long mission. They have been pushing the FDA to get useful and readable quantitative data about drugs to doctors and their patients. Schwartz and Woloshin have designed a format they call a drug facts box.
In the News
Doctor’s Lounge – A meta-analysis published by Assistant Professor of Medicine Frank Drescher and colleagues is discussed in this article on how “aspirin may be less preferable to other anticoagulants following hip fracture repair,” but more favorable after other types of surgeries.
Vox Conversations – Associate Professor of Medicine Brenda Sirovich argues that the HPV test has a high chance of delivering false positives in women under 30. “It’s much more likely to catch people and label them as diseased or abnormal when in reality, they are going to be just fine,” she says.
The Boston Globe – Quotes Elliott Fisher on a new poll that determined Americans don’t know how to determine whether a doctor will provide high-quality care.
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Article discusses how two classes of antidepressants improve symptoms of depression in cancer patients, according to a comprehensive review of treatments.
Discovery – Continued coverage: A Geisel study has found that a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T gondii), which is found inside cats’ intestines, could be a new cure for cancer. Researcher David Bzik, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel, is quoted in the story.
Valley News – The Valley News reports on Geisel’s naming of a new interim dean: Duane Compton, professor of biochemistry and senior associate dean for research.
Business Standard – A Geisel study has found that a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T gondii), which is found inside cats’ intestines, could be a new cure for cancer. Researcher David Bzik, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel, is quoted in the story.
NPR – Laura Erickson-Schroth, Geisel ’08, was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air to discuss a collection of essays she edited and published called Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community.
NH Magazine – What exactly is menopause? NH Magazine asked Geisel’s Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Karen George to help explain.