In The News: Division of Health Sciences
Juicing has become a $3.4 billion dollar industry in this country, according to Forbes Magazine, a trend that has resulted in a dozen juice-centric retail shops in and around Pittsburgh.
Experts at UNLV carefully track pollen counts every day of the year and some of their findings might surprise you.
Dental students typically dissect cadavers to learn about human anatomy. The University of Las Vegas Nevada School of Dental Medicine, however, uses a different approach. The second-year students in Clinically Oriented Anatomy use colored dental wax and thread to build anatomically correct models of the skull over the seven-week course.
An assistant professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is doing all that she can to help pregnant women get screened for perinatal depression. Marcia Clevesy, DNP, has been working at a Las Vegas clinic to improve screenings and documentation on a local level, particularly for postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression also affects fathers, and must be effectively dealt with. Here's how according to a new study.
Food deserts may find an oasis at an unlikely place—the local dollar store
There's an elevated need for highly trained nurses in Nevada and initiatives will boost training opportunities for our state's existing nurse workforce, and expand admissions to UNLV's undergraduate program. UNLV's School of Nursing is raising the bar, to meet the demand.
For some time, researchers and mental health experts have known that postpartum depression (PPD) is not something solely experienced by new moms. New dads, too, experience depression.
Postpartum depression comes in the wake of a newborn child. It typically affects women following childbirth on account of the psychological adjustment to motherhood, hormonal changes, fatigue, and such factors. So far, postpartum depression has been linked with mothers. However, a new study published in the Journal of Family Issues declares that men can also be affected by postpartum depression.
As many as 1 in 10 new dads suffer from postpartum depression (PPD), but how does the condition differ for men compared to women? A new study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas finds six commonalities among fathers suffering from PPD, and ultimately highlights the need for better screening among new moms and dads.
Researchers analyzed online forums and websites and discovered new fathers sharing stories about the condition usually associated with new mothers.
Postnatal depression affects not only women, but many new fathers.