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New Discovery Deepens Understanding of Brain

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Shane Crandall

An exploration of the deepest and most-mysterious layer of the cortex in mice by researchers at Michigan State University and Brown University has revealed new circuits that may…

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Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Keep Mental Stamina Longer

Monday, December 11, 2017
Norbert Kaminski, director of the center for ntegrated toxicology, discusses his research on Thursday June 20, 2013.

A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50…

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Discrimination Harms Your Health – And Your Partner’s

Thursday, December 7, 2017
William Chopik

Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim’s romantic partner as well, indicates new research led by a Michigan State University scholar….

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Communication Professors Receive Grant for Health Research

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
James Dearing and Maria Lipinski

Michigan State University communication professors James Dearing and Maria Lapinski have received a grant to research which effective and low-cost healthcare practices from other countries could be successful…

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Could the Air You Breathe be a Factor in Parkinson’s?

Friday, November 10, 2017
Image of brain scan

Could the air you breathe, specifically through your nose, be a factor in the development of Parkinson’s disease? That’s a question a Michigan State University researcher is looking…

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Exercise Could Help with Depression Symptoms

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Carol Janney

More mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patients’ treatment plans, a new study suggests. Michigan State University and University…

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MSU Obstetrician Honored by March of Dimes

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Lee Anne Roman

Lee Anne Roman, a College of Human Medicine professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology, has been honored by the March of Dimes for her many years of…

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Novel Blood Thinner Therapy Could Reduce Obesity Diseases

Monday, November 6, 2017
James Luyendyk and Anna Kopec

Obesity-related illnesses are a critical health concern in many countries, including the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.5 percent of adults in America…

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MSU’s AirCARE1 Tracks Results of Navajo Exposure to Uranium

Monday, November 6, 2017
AirCARE1 used in New Mexico

AirCARE1 Mobile Air Quality Lab has been deployed to help investigate health problems caused by particulate air pollution in rural communities in the Southwest. Numerous studies have shown that…

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MSU Researcher Studying Hopelessness/ Heart Disease Links

Monday, November 6, 2017

Susan Dunn is a nurse scientist and an associate professor in the MSU College of Nursing. Dunn received her Ph.D. in nursing from MSU and after working as a…

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