New research supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at the National Institutes of Health aims to deepen public understanding of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and inform the response. This list of recently published journal articles shows the ways current and former NICHD-funded Population Centers are contributing…Read More
New research supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) aims to deepen public understanding of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on population health and inform the response.
In estimating the magnitude of the pandemic, demographers have found that COVID-19 is likely to shorten the average U.S. lifespan in 2020 by about a year.Read More
Summary of Seed Grant Funding by Major Topic Area Economic and Racial/Ethnic Disparities Ohio State University (Grant # P2CHD058484) Household Formation and Inequalities in Financial Coping in the COVID-19 Crisis: Building Demographic Insight with New Credit Report Panel Data (PIs: Meta Brown, Economics; Rachel Dwyer, Sociology; Stephanie Moulton, John Glenn School of Public Affairs). University of Colorado…Read More
Urgent public health measures are needed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. Scientific research to improve basic understanding of COVID-19 and to develop the necessary tools and approaches to better prevent, diagnose, and treat this disease is of paramount importance. The NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research, released on July 13, 2020, provides…Read More
As coronavirus cases rise in less densely populated states in the Midwest and West, the disease, combined with high levels of obesity in rural America, could pose major challenges for health care systems, suggests Mark Lee at the University of Minnesota. People of any age with obesity face a greatly increased risk of severe illness…Read More
As Mother’s Day 2020 fast approaches, the coronavirus pandemic—coupled with ongoing demographic trends—is making family life even more complicated for Americans. Millions of families are at increased risk of falling into poverty due to pandemic-related job losses, and social distancing protocols are separating some children from their parents who live in a different household. American…Read More