Bloomberg – Professor of Medicine Konstantin Dragnev comments on the effects of new drugs that have improved treatment for lung cancer.
In the News
The Science Times – Continued coverage on the recent study led by Assistant Professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Samir Soneji, and published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, which found that teens who had smoked water pipe tobacco were at increased risk of cigarette smoking after two years.
WMUR – Associate Professor of Medicine Elizabeth Talbot speaks out about anxieties concerning her return to New London from West Africa, where she worked to control the Ebola outbreak.
Reuters UK – Quotes Professor of Community and Family Medicine Margaret Karagas on the dangers of indoor tanning.
The Wall Street Journal – Quotes Steven Woloshin and Lisa Schwartz, professors of medicine, who argue that clinical trial designs could be enhanced and, therefore, study results may be bolstered if drug makers were mandated to submit all study protocols to the Food and Drug Administration for review.
Wired – Discusses technological efforts to address mental health, including CrossCheck, an application created by researchers from the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, which is not yet publicly available.
Springfield News-Leader – Cites a joint study conducted by Geisel, the YMCA, and the Institute for American Values, which suggests that “authoritative communities” are essential in helping children develop meaningful relationships and connections to moral and spiritual meaning.
Dallas Observer – Cites Professor of Medicine Lisa Schwartz’s views on research regarding hormone replacement and body function.
The Manchester Journal – Quotes Brooke Pringle, clinical instructor in community and family medicine, on her recent appointment at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.
The Conversation – Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology Leslie Henderson poses the question, “is there something in our neural circuits that leads us to find comfort in those like us and unease with those who may differ?”