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MSU Funds New Autism Research Projects

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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In an effort to spur new approaches to research in autism, intellectual and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, Michigan State University (MSU) has awarded funding for six new, multi-disciplinary projects….

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Genetic Flaw in Males Triggers Onset of Cancer, Diabetes

Monday, December 9, 2013
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Michigan State University researchers have uncovered a genetic deficiency in males that can trigger the development of one of the most common types of liver cancer and forms…

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High-Fat Diet in Puberty Speeds Up Breast Cancer

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Sandra Haslam and Richard Schwartz

New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk of cancer similar to…

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Shedding New Light on Learning Disorders

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 A Michigan State University researcher has discovered the first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability –…

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Food-Disease Links, from Genes to Global Impact

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Felicia Wu

Felicia Wu is precise and patient as she explains the complexities of a measurement known as the “global burden of disease” – what factors are included, how it…

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Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited…

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Efficient Streaming Approaches to Biologicial Data Analysis

Friday, September 27, 2013

C. Titus Brown, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Michigan State University

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New Tool Shows Which Kids at Risk for Malaria

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Researchers at Michigan State University have identified a test that can determine which children with malaria are likely to develop cerebral malaria, a much more life-threatening form of…

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Ultrasound Reveals Autism Risk at Birth

Monday, February 25, 2013

Child Health Day, Oct. 15, 2015 Low-birth-weight babies with a particular brain abnormality are at greater risk for autism, according to a new study that could provide doctors…

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Advanced Drug Trial Launched in Africa

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Determined to bring relief to seizure victims, a Michigan State University research team has initiated a clinical drug trial that could help prevent a quarter-million African children from…

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