Researchers publish article on data collection of maternal mortality due to violence

Jennifer Miller, director of the Kansas State University bachelor’s degree in public health program, and Susan Rensing, teaching associate professor in gender, women and sexuality studies, were recently published in the Journal of Women’s Health. Their research, “Integrating National Violent Death Reporting System Data into Maternal Mortality Review Committees,” examined […]

Insights on the link between chronic stress and Alzheimers disease

Chronic psychosocial stress—which involves a pathway called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis)—may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A new review published in Biological Reviews describes how environmental and genetic factors can impact individuals’ HPA axis, and ultimately their risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The review also proposes a mechanism […]