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Professor finds racial bias in health services

Erika B. Lewy November 29, 2016

Mental health professionals may be more likely to take on new white patients than black patients according to a new study. The study, conducted by UVM researchers, found racial bias in mental...

New treatment found for chronic pain and anxiety

New treatment found for chronic pain and anxiety

September 15, 2016

Chronic pain and anxiety may be treated differently thanks to UVM researchers. A recent study conducted by professor Victor May of the neurological sciences department has found links between those...

New drug trial helps patients

New drug trial helps patients

Caroline Alkire December 12, 2015

UVM has joined a number of universities testing a drug that is giving patients the chance to try an alternative style of treatment for a disabling disease. While most people with Parkinson’s opt for...

UVM professor studies light therapy treatments

Caroline Alkire December 4, 2015

A UVM professor is researching how to make winter more bearable for those affected by seasonal affective disorder. SAD is diagnosable clinical depression following a seasonal pattern, Professor...

UVM startup assists the blind

November 20, 2015

A startup partnering with UVM has received a $1 million grant in recognition for an invention benefiting the blind.E.A.S.Y. LLC was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health in order to continue...

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