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Children, COVID-19 and vaccines

Pediatricians and infectious disease doctors urge parents to vaccinate eligible children before returning to school.


U to test if video games can relieve late-life depression

The clinical trial is supported by a $7.5M grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.


Fungi that live in the gut influence health and disease

Vaccines that balance gut microbial communities may one day be used to improve gastrointestinal health.


Janice Darko, a Black woman, leans forward on a table wearing a black dress with a cape with gold fabric embroidered on the edges of hte clothing. She stands in front of some of the art at the art gallery that's hung on a gray backdrop.

Art and dentistry

The U’s Black and Art Dental Student Association hosted its first-ever exhibit of art by the staff, students and faculty of the School of Dentistry.


How the body builds a healthy relationship with “good” gut bacteria

Research shows how the bacteria in the gut shape the immune system.


Making a good first online impression

The new site pulls together all the key resources and information webmasters across campus should know.


Experimental treatment subdues Type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice

The therapeutic agent converts cells that normally control glucose production into ones that generate insulin.


Embracing grace, grief and humor at Sundance

The New Narratives panel hosted filmmakers and activists discussing the power of science and storytelling to influence new approaches to mental illness.


Asymptomatic testing available now

All U staff, students and faculty can take weekly accurate saliva tests without exhibiting symptoms, run by the Health Sciences Center Sequencing Core lab.


The overlooked casualties of COVID-19

A new study suggests more than half of health care professionals on the front lines of the pandemic could be at risk for one or more mental health problems.