Category - Health & Wellness

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...

Chapman’s Keck Center: The Future Begins Now Oct. 11 Dedication Will Officially Usher in New Era in Science Education at Chapman University

Convergence. That’s the goal for the practice of science at Chapman University, and it’s a goal the Keck Center for Science and Engineering helps to achieve. From inception, this space was meant to advance...

A Vision for the Future: Chapman’s Fowler School of Engineering Emerges

Orange County has a wealth of diverse options for engineering employment. There are 352 biomedical companies, 494 high-tech companies and 29 clean-tech companies — just in this region. California itself leads the nation...

Let’s Talk About Cancer A rich mix of data, personal insights and poetry helps caregivers navigate critical conversations.

Cancer begins heaven knows when. But for most people it announces itself with a jolt of a diagnosis, followed by various treatments, sidelined plans, lousy side effects, medical bills, leaves of absence, recovery and...