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  • Students Design Mobile Clinics for Drexel Autism Institute

    July 19, 2012

    The newly established A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University is hitting the road with design assistance from students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Students are developing designs for the interior and exterior of a vehicle that will be used as a mobile clinic for research and community outreach, the first mobile unit for autism in the Philadelphia region.

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  • QandA with Marla Gold

    July 18, 2012

    School of Public Health Dean Marla Gold talked with DrexelNow about the new at-home HIV test and how it could affect the trajectory of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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  • Obesity and Low Vitamin D Associated with Diabetes

    July 17, 2012

    The combination of obesity and vitamin D deficiency may put people at even greater risk of insulin resistance than either factor alone, according to new research from the Drexel University School of Public Health recently published early online in the journal Diabetes Care. Insulin resistance is a major risk factor for Type 2 diabetes, a condition that affects 25.6 million adults and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

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  • Q and A-Robert Field

    July 11, 2012

    In the wake of the Supreme Court's heath care decision, DrexelNow asked Dr. Robert Field, a professor at the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, to put the ruling in context.

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  • Drexel Engineering Receives Obama Singh grant

    July 09, 2012

    An educational initiative, jointly funded by India and the United States, has paired Drexel University with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to create a resource for assessing the human health risks of microbial contamination.

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