In The News: Division of Health Sciences

Psychiatric Times

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has made 2 updates to the packaging label for an approved treatment for Parkinson disease psychosis.

KSNV-TV: News 3

The future engineers are making their mark on local roads to improve transportation for drivers. The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) hosted a two-week program to give students the opportunity to envision and redesign streets across the valley.

KSNV-TV: News 3

UNLV hosted a Teen Driver Safety Day to bring awareness of the consequences of driving impaired. The event featured a crash reenactment involving a teen who decided to drive drunk, a trauma surgeon who treats those "victims," and a staged trial with a judge who presides over DUI cases.

Telemundo Las Vegas

From the University of Nevada, Las Vegas he planned to put the issue of reducing drug costs at the center of his politics and political agenda.

Las Vegas Sun

During his speech, Biden frequently addressed the scrubs- and white coat-clad students and faculty from UNLV’s health sciences programs, including the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine, who filled in rows on a staircase under a banner reading “Lowering costs for American families.”

Desert Companion

Can a poverty simulation help prepare med students to empathize with low-income patients?

Clinical OMICs

Our gut and oral microbiome can have a big impact on our day-to-day health, but how have these microbial communities evolved over time and what can research into the genetics of ancient samples tell us about the modern microbiome?

El Periodico

Regina Stukes has finally got an appointment to be vaccinated against Covid-19 , after eight unsuccessful attempts by internet and telephone. No one gave him a date before April 26 until on Friday he decided to appear in the queues of the Yankee Stadium in the Bronx , one of the largest vaccination centers in the country. “I didn't want the vaccine,” this 63-year-old African - American confesses in a telephone conversation. " Medicine has not treated us wellBlacks and Latinos, and the vaccine has developed so fast that I was scared. " Her family finished convincing her. Her husband is an essential worker and was the first to inoculate himself to the risks he faces every day. "In the end we decided that we would do it together," he adds. He has an appointment on February 11.


Editor's Note: This article is part of a series in partnership with the All of Us Research Program, which collects and studies health data to help scientists identify health trends. More than 80% of participants are from groups that have been historically underrepresented in research.

Mail & Guardian: Thought Leader

Some call it sauce. Others call it “that thing”. Call it what you like but South Africans have it in bucketloads. It is that je ne sais quoi to take even the crudest of behaviours to new levels.


Race does play a role in health care.


Race does play a role in health care.