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Drinking Kombucha May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels in People with Type 2 Diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes who drank the fermented tea drink kombucha for four weeks had lower fasting blood glucose levels compared to when they consumed a similar-tasting…

August 1, 2023

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Shared Decision-Making Lowers Health Care Expenditures

A study led by Timothy T. Brown, of UC Berkeley School of Public Health, and Vanessa B. Hurley, MPH, PhD, assistant professor at Georgetown University School of Health, found…

June 13, 2023

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Study Finds Adverse Impact of Climate on Mental Health in Bangladesh

Finding has important implications globally for regions most vulnerable to climate change. Media Contact Karen Teber, WASHINGTON (Monday, February 6) —…

February 6, 2023

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Studying Strategies to Achieve Men’s Health Equity

As founder and director of the Center for Men’s Health Equity, Derek Griffith, PhD, also professor of health management and policy at the School of Health, strives to solve a…

July 30, 2022

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Georgetown Awarded $23.6M to Study Treatments for Acute Rhinosinusitis

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a Georgetown University Medical Center research team led by Dan Merenstein, MD, professor of human science at…

July 28, 2022

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Higher COVID-19 Death Rates in the Southern U.S. Due to Behavior Differences

WASHINGTON (April 28, 2022) — During the pre-Omicron phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, regions of the U.S. had markedly different mortality rates, primarily due to differences…

April 28, 2022

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Human Science Professor Serves as Guest Co-Editor of Special Journal Edition on ‘Occupational Safety and Health Interventions’

For the past couple of years, Dr. Rosemary Sokas, professor of human science, has been working as a guest editor of a special edition of the "International Journal of…

October 25, 2021

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Human Science Professor to Serve on NASEM Committee on Respiratory Protection

Dr. Rosemary Sokas, professor of human science at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, has been invited to serve on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and…

November 6, 2020