2018 Research in the News


HealthDay, Medical News Today, Science Daily and the Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported on a study by Mary Rezk-Hanna showing that 30 minutes of hookah smoking raises both heart rate and blood pressure.  Rezk-Hanna was quoted in all coverage.

Dean Linda Sarna discussed the recent crackdown by the FDA on e-cigarette sales to youth, what oncology nurses need to understand about e-cigarettes and how to educate patients in a wide-ranging interview for Oncology Nursing News.

A study on the dangers of hookah smoking by Dr. Mary Rezk-Hanna received widespread media coverage including BBC Health Check, National Public Radio affiliates in 16 markets including New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Sacramento’s Capitol Public Radio, KNX-AM, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Daily Mail Online, Science Daily, Health News Digest, and 150 other media outlets

Drug Target Review, Health News Digest, Innovation Report and Medical News Today reported on a potential drug strategy for Alzheimer’s disease. The study was led by Dr. Karen Gylys and Tina Bilousova.  The research was also reported by KTFX-TV in Philadelphia; WDAF-TV, Kansas City, Missouri; and WGHP-TV Greensboro, North Carolina.

MyScience.org and The Medical News published a story about a study by Dr. MarySue Heilemann highlighting the need to develop a compelling character for a successful transmedia intervention for depression and anxiety. 

Health News Digest published a story about the research of Dr. Paul Macey highlighting ongoing studies showing that women are more impacted by sleep apnea than men.   

Science Daily, Drug, Discovery and Development, Health Canal, Medical Express, Scicasts, and Medicine News Line, reported on new research showing a promising new drug strategy to halt tau transmission to treat Alzheimer’s. Karen Gylys was quoted in the articles. Tina Bilousova was the lead scientist.

A study by Paul Macey showing the significant clinical differences in the brains of women and women with sleep apnea was featured in Psych Central, myscience.org, HealthNews DigestMedical Express and Life Science Daily.