Brown University researchers analyze racial disparity in HIV, Hodgkin lymphoma

A recent study from Brown University shows a noticeable racial disparity among populations that have HIV and Hodgkin lymphoma. Read More »

Brown study seeks information on African children who live with HIV-positive adults

A recent Brown University study shows that researchers have little knowledge about children who live with adults who have HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa, even though these children are one of the most vulnerable populations in the area. Read More »

Study indicates link between HIV cases, potential for conflict

A recent Brown University study using statistical data from 36 sub-Saharan African countries shows HIV infections increase during the leading up to the breakout of armed conflict. Read More »

Brown University team develops fast, accurate HIV mutation test

Scientists from Brown University recently created a new approach for detecting mutations of single nucleotides within the RNA of HIV, such as the mutations that make HIV resistant to certain drugs. Read More »

Flu vaccines prove sensible for elderly

A recent study shows that the influenza vaccination is especially valuable for the elderly population. Read More »

EpiVax receives investments toward new Q fever vaccine

EpiVax recently received $5.2 million in investments from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for creating a new vaccine to prevent Q fever. Read More »

Drug-resistant bacteria more common among dementia patients in nursing homes

Study finds 1 in 5 dementia patients test positive for drug-resistant bacteria. Read More »

Rhode Island doctor creates Ebola diagnostic tool

An emergency medicine physician who works at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital has used his experience treating Ebola patients in Liberia in 2014 to create a new diagnostic tool for the Ebola virus. Read More »

Flu widespread in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) recently made a Declaration of Widespread Flu Incidence Statewide across Rhode Island. Read More »

Rhode Island governor promotes flu vaccine

Governor-elect Gina Raimondo received her flu vaccine on Friday and reminded Rhode Island citizens to receive their vaccines before flu season hits. Read More »