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Newswise: AHS Researchers: Give ADRD Caregivers More Information in Clinical Trials
Released: 31-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
AHS Researchers: Give ADRD Caregivers More Information in Clinical Trials
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

For clinical trials centered on individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, what types of information are family caregivers given during the research process? A research team nested in the College of Applied Health Sciences recently evaluated that question by analyzing ADRD trials from the past 30 years.

     
Newswise: Laura Rice gets grant to extend TechSAge work
Released: 17-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Laura Rice gets grant to extend TechSAge work
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

With a $4.6 million grant, KCH Associate Professor Laura Rice is leading another five years of TechSAge, a cross-country research partnership built to support aging for people with long-term disabilities. The University of Illinois will be its home base.

Newswise: Past Carle President Lynne Barnes to lead MHA program at Illinois
Released: 1-Aug-2023 3:25 PM EDT
Past Carle President Lynne Barnes to lead MHA program at Illinois
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Lynne Barnes, past president of Carle Foundation Hospital, has been hired as director of the Master of Health Administration degree program in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois.

Released: 21-Jul-2023 4:25 PM EDT
Study: Hearing Aids May Slow Cognitive Decline for at-Risk Adults
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

A new study published in the medical journal The Lancet found that hearing aids might slow cognitive decline for at-risk older adults with hearing loss.

Released: 16-Jun-2023 4:15 PM EDT
University of Illinois names new director of Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Heather Stout will join the College of Applied Health Sciences as the Director of Operations and Services with the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) in August. She will assume the responsibilities that have been so ably handled for the past few years by interim director Dr. Kim Collins, who will retire at the end of June.

Newswise: How cannabis use among Veterans impacts their care
Released: 13-Jun-2023 4:35 PM EDT
How cannabis use among Veterans impacts their care
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

While the percentage of Veterans reporting past-year marijuana use has increased in the last decade, few of them obtain it from medical sources, a new study shows.



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