Drexel University

Overweight & Obesity

Dieting: Villain or scapegoat?

For decades, there has been an accepted definition of dieting in academia, and in society as a whole. Michael Lowe, Ph.D., a professor in Drexel University's College of Arts and Sciences, has recently reevaluated the decades ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows parks not only safe, but essential during the pandemic

Parks played an important role for people seeking respite from the toll of social isolation during the pandemic, and according to new research from Drexel University, they did so without increasing the spread of COVID-19. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your neighborhood may influence your COVID-19 risk

Markers of the pandemic's impact—testing rates, positivity ratio (cases among total tests), case rates by overall population and deaths—are clustered in neighborhoods, with low-income and predominantly minority communities ...

Autism spectrum disorders

A review of how autistic people communicate virtually

Prior to COVID-19, communication via the internet was already a regular feature of everyday interactions for most people, including those on the autism spectrum. Various studies have shown how autistic people use information ...

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