KTBS3 - STARBASE engages children, families and the community in science based activities to grow interest in science, technology and mathematics. LSUHS student groups will be participating in the activities.
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318 Forum - The kidney is a vital organ in the body that cleans the blood of toxins we consume daily in our diet. Dr. Bharat Sachdeva, LSUHS chief and professor of nephrology, shares important information on how to care for your kidneys.
318 Forum - Sleep deprivation is when an individual sleeps fewer hours at night or gets up in the morning unrefreshed. Dr. Sheila Asghar, LSUHS clinical assistant professor of neurology and pediatrics, shares how to develop healthy sleep habits.
On March 10, 2023, 397 people from 39 states joined the LSUHS Library at their Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Symposium. The symposium was sponsored through a Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 3 award.
KSLA12 - Neurologic Physical Therapy Specialists, Dr. Suzanne Tinsley and Matthew Martin, share the treatment opportunities available at LSU Health Shreveport for brain related disfunction.
The LSUHS School of Medicine student organization, Geaux Bald, will host its annual fundraiser, Shave Day, which supports pediatric cancer research on March 16th.
Bossier Press Tribune - DRCHC has teamed up with LSUHS Center for Brain Health, The Bridge, and Caddo Council on Aging to tackle the topic of dementia prevention.
KSLA12 - Dr. E.J. Mayeaux, Professor of Family Medicine at LSUHS, discusses the benefits of walking away from your desk, how long you need to walk for and how often, and what types of negative effects sitting for too long can be associated with.
KTAL6 - Dr. Jacquelyn Bowers, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at LSUHS shares, “You do not have to have a medical need to come in seeking safe haven. You can come to the hospital because you’re not safe and you need help to get out of a dangerous environment.”
The latest issue of Louisiana State University's Working for Louisiana is now available featuring "Partnering for Public Good." This issue highlights projects across Louisiana that are already producing returns on investment.
KALB5 - The LSUHS Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Partners in Wellness mobile screening unit is traveling through North Louisiana to offer mobile cancer screenings.
KTBS3 - Eating disorders affect 5-7% of the U.S. population, with adolescents and young adults being most at risk. Dr. Jennifer Seidenberg, a pediatrician with LSUHS, who specializes in eating disorders, shares symptoms parents should be aware of.
318 Forum - LSUHS Otolaryngology Assistant Professor, Dr. Gauri Mankekar and Medical Student, Kaitlyn Tholen, share the importance of avoiding loud noises to protect against hearing loss.
318 Forum - LSUHS Gastroenterology Assistant Professor, Dr. Sudha Pandit, and Fellow, Dr. Nazar Hafiz, share about the importance of getting screened for colorectal cancer.
KSLA12 - LSUHS Cardiologist, Dr. Tarek Helmy shares typical symptoms for heart disease include: chest pain or chest pressure, shortness of breath, inability to do what you normally do, reduced exercise tolerance, swelling in the legs, palpitations and passing out.
The CDC said shigella is an infection that causes an estimated 450,000 cases in the U.S. each year. LSUHS Professor of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Dr. John Vanchiere says, “Hand washing is a real important part of what we do to keep ourselves safe from bad germs that are around us all the time.”
KTAL6 - The purpose of the Black and African American Connections to Parkinson’s Disease research study is to learn more about the gene that causes Parkinson’s in Black and African American people. Click here to learn more about participation.
FORTUNE - "The studies don't exclude other hypotheses entirely. But they absolutely are pushing it toward an animal origin,” virologist Jeremy Kamil, at LSU Health Shreveport, told NPR at the time.
KTBS3 - LSUHS sponsored a free event Saturday meant to expose school-age children to science. IDEAS (Interactive Day of Education and Awareness of Science) included over 50 demonstrations and booths.
KTBS3 - Dr. John Vanchiere, Center for Emerging Viral Threats at LSUHS, shares, "From a research perspective, we're beginning to start testing in things like wastewater in the animal population as much as we can and be alert to the possibility this could be our next pandemic."