Taking a moment to breathe deeply and experience the here and now can help reduce stress at work, according to UMass Medical School mindfulness expert Saki Santorelli.
UMass Medical School is leading an initiative to rebuild the health care system in Liberia, funded by a $7.5 million grant from Paul G. Allen Family Foundation’s #TackleEbola campaign, according to a Jan. 23 article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Long-lived mutant C. elegans spend a greater portion of their life in a frail state and exhibit less activity as they age then typical nematodes according to a new study by UMMS researchers. These findings suggest genes that increase longevity may not significantly increase healthy lifespan and point to the need to measure health as part of aging studies going forward.
People don’t go to hospital emergency departments to stop smoking. But a new study from UMMS shows the emergency room can be an opportune setting to reach smokers and connect them with resources to quit.
A new study co-authored by investigators at UMass Medical School found no correlation between opioids administered in the emergency room and Press Ganey ED patient satisfaction scores, one of the most commonly used metrics for measuring patient satisfaction.
As a measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues spreading, a new study in Pediatrics has identified clusters of California communities where high percentages of children are under-immunized. In this Pediatrics Corner video, Richard Moriarty, MD, explains why childhood vaccinations are essential.
The annual tradition of engaging in service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day takes on special significance this year for 17 students from all three schools at UMMS as they receive support to launch programs that will allow them to build semester-long community connections through service. Five projects have been selected for Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards.
Craig Mello, PhD, and three comedians shared laughs and traded information about RNAi and worm sperm during the taping of WBUR’s “You’re the Expert” Thursday night at the EcoTarium in Worcester.
UMass Medical School helped launch the Silver Alert Community Response Program, a Massachusetts initiative that provides police with key information they need to be able to quickly locate a missing senior citizen with dementia.
The 27th annual UMass Medical School tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Monday, Jan. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium.