Category - Health & Wellness

Laura smiles at toddler

The Mind of a Mom In Laura Glynn’s lab, the effects of pregnancy and parenthood get special scrutiny, driving hopes for advances in preventive care.

Scientist Laura Glynn has long been interested in the perinatal period and its implications for both mothers and children. Her work could someday help physicians flag conditions that contribute to preterm birth and...

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The Pharmacist Can See You Now — Right by Your Office Chapman and PrescribeWellness create a new pharmacy center at the Rinker campus.

Imagine stopping by your pharmacist at lunch for a flu shot or swinging by after work to get help with smoking cessation products or ask a question about a new medication. Sounds great, but too much traffic and trouble...

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NIH Grant Funds Study of Lower Back Pain

More than 80 percent of the population at some point will suffer from lower back pain, which accounts for more disability cases than any other medical condition, the National Institutes of Health reports. Chapman...

Miao Zhang

Seeking Treatment Options for Movement Disorder

Chapman University School of Pharmacy researcher Miao Zhang is developing new drug treatment options for a rare degenerative disease. In December 2017, Zhang, Ph.D., was awarded a three-year $1,059,867 grant by the...

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Clues to Alzheimer’s in the Bolivian Amazon?

An isolated population living a subsistence lifestyle in the Bolivian Amazon has already provided insights about preventing heart disease. Now researchers are hoping the indigenous group can do the same for Alzheimer’s...

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Chapman Pharmacist Urges People to Get Flu Shots On the 100th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic, don't underestimate this formidable bug, Professor Goad says.

The 2017-2018 flu season was brutal, led to more than 80,000 U.S. deaths and sent an estimated 900,000 people to the hospital with complications, according to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. The only...