Chronic Disease


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    July 24, 2018 | International panel releases new guidelines for HIV treatment and prevention

    Panel includes Carlos del Rio, MD, professor and chair of global health at Rollins

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    July 3, 2018 | Study confirms real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention

    Researchers looked at the real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention in a meta-analysis.

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    April 19, 2018 | Researchers conduct cost analysis of single-dose hepatitis B revaccination in infants

    A single dose revaccination strategy for infants of mothers infected with hepatitis B surface antigen cheaper than typical three-dose strategy

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    April 11, 2018 | Black-white disparities in heart disease mortality have increased from 1968-2015 according to MMWR Surveillance Summary

    Black-white disparities in heart disease mortality have increased for people 35 and older over 47-year period

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    February 28, 2018 | Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

    Researchers find patients with prediabetes at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease

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    December 18, 2017 | Rollins professor leads AHA scientific statement linking childhood adversity and heart disease

    Shakira F. Suglia, ScD, is lead author on a new scientific statement written on behalf of the American Heart Association.

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    October 30, 2017 | Building a framework for ethics in global health research

    James Lavery was recently named the first Conrad N. Hilton Professor in Global Health Ethics at Emory.

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    September 27, 2017 | NIH supports Emory tobacco control models in Eastern Europe

    Rollins researchers received a $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center to establish tobacco control models in low- and middle-income countries.

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    August 3, 2017 | Study: Rates of deadly heart disease show slowest decline in blacks and populations in former U.S. slave regions

    Rates of deadly heart disease show slowest decline in blacks and populations in former U.S. slave regions

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    June 22, 2017 | What it will take to defeat diabetes?

    This feature from Rollins magazine highlights some of the diabetes research Rollins researchers are conducting globally.

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    May 15, 2017 | Diabetes: Fighting the epidemic the way public health has fought HIV

    Rollins researchers are exploring prevention strategies used in HIV prevention to lower rates of diabetes

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    March 21, 2017 | Higher rates of stress-related emotional factors in women linked to heart attacks, study suggests

    Women are more likely to develop abnormal blood flow to the heart during stress than men.

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    December 5, 2016 | Exercise is Medicine hosts technology and Think Tank conference

    Exercise is Medicine hosts the conference "The Wild Wild West of Quantified Healthcare."

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    August 25, 2016 | Public health researchers develop model to predict Sudden Cardiac Death

    New study shows electrocardiography can help measure risk of heart disease in asymptomatic individuals.

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    July 27, 2016 | Diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

    Study shows diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

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    July 12, 2016 | Quality improvement strategies improve achievement of diabetes care goals, study finds

    Low-cost care intervention model can help patients with diabetes double their likelihood of controlling the disease.

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    April 1, 2016 | Rollins professor featured by World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization has featured an interview with K.M. Venkat Narayan

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    January 28, 2016 | Emory researchers co-author AHA's first ever statement on female heart attacks

    Women's heart attacks may have different underlying causes than men.