In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.
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The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families at Dartmouth.
Dartmouth researchers have developed a fluorescence imaging technique that can more accurately identify receptors for targeted cancer therapies without a tissue biopsy.
Dartmouth researchers have identified nine traits that are not dependent on P values to predict single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) reproducibility in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and reduce false positives
As students across the region prepare for their fall athletic season, Dartmouth researchers are reporting that these activities can bring more health benefits than cardiovascular health and obesity prevention.
Dartmouth researchers are exploring ways to use nano particles to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.
From the litter box to the laboratory, a microscopic organism native to cats shows promise in treating cancer. Dartmouth researchers’ mutated strain of T. gondii reprograms the natural power of the immune system to kill cells.
Each July, a special community gathers to fight cancer by taking part in activities that raise funds for research and promote the health of participants.
This year, the Prouty features a new anthem – “I Am More” – written by Walt Cunningham, director of The Dartmouth College Gospel Choir.