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Notre Dame faculty fight malaria resurgence in Bangladesh

Notre Dame faculty fight malaria resurgence in Bangladesh

Between 2008 and 2020, districts across the country of Bangladesh saw a 93% reduction in malaria cases. Today, as the world reflects on the World Malaria Day 2024 theme, “accelerating the fight against malaria for a more equitable world,” researchers...
Cancer therapies show promise in combating tuberculosis

Cancer therapies show promise in combating tuberculosis

A study from the University of Notre Dame, Massachusetts General Hospital and the National Institutes of Health has identified a combination of medications that may improve blood flow within granulomas, benefiting drug delivery. Published in the Proceedings of the National...

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Environmental Changes Are Fueling Human, Animal and Plant Diseases, Study Finds

Biodiversity loss, global warming, pollution and the spread of invasive species are making infectious diseases more dangerous to organisms around the world.

“It means that we’re likely picking up general biological patterns,” said Jason Rohr, an infectious disease ecologist at the University of Notre Dame and senior author of the study. “It suggests that there are similar sorts of mechanisms and processes that are likely occurring in plants, animals and humans.”

Emerging Leader: Yenupini Joyce Adams, PhD, BSN, of the University of Notre Dame

“I would say you need to figure out your why. If you know your why, your what will become easier.”

This is what Yenupini Joyce Adams, PhD, BSN, tells junior colleagues who are interested in pursuing a career in research.

Now, she is an Assistant Professor of the Practice and the Global Maternal Research Lead for the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) at the University of Notre Dame. She works on improving postpartum health outcomes among women most impacted by maternal mortality in the United States and in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the burden of maternal mortality is most severe.

Groups ready to tackle public health with new state money

 

St. Joseph County is getting ready to spend $3.3 million in new state money this year, funding that aims to boost Indiana’s dismal health statistics.

Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is proposing pop-up pregnancy and family villages. One would be on South Bend’s west side and the other would be somewhere in Mishawaka, in August and September.

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