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Physicians with Increased Stress Make More Mistakes

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Arnetz

The more stress an emergency room physician experienced, the more likely he or she was to make a minor mistake, also known as a “near miss” among hospital…

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MSU Scientists Study Gene Causing Children’s Seizures

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Richard Neubig

Two rare diseases caused by a malfunctioning gene that triggers seizures or involuntary movements in children as early as a few days old have left scientists searching for…

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Research Offers New Clues to Rare Genetic Disease

Monday, July 3, 2017
Jeff MacKeigan

Tuberous sclerosis complex, or TSC, is considered a rare genetic disease, yet for the estimated 50,000 patients in the United States and almost 2 million individuals worldwide, dealing…

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MSU Med Student Gets AMA Scholar Award

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award.

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur (photo above, right) is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars…

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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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New MSU Model Shows How Communities Can Improve Health Care

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Jeff Dwyer

A partnership at Michigan State University between the College of Human Medicine and MSU Extension is serving as a model of how land-grant universities can collaborate with medical…

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Slight, but Steady, Increase in Michigan’s On-the-Job Deaths

Thursday, May 4, 2017
On-the-Job Deaths in Michigan, 2016

According to an annual Michigan State University report, while the number of on-the-job deaths has remained relatively consistent over the past five years, preliminary numbers for 2016 indicate…

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MSU Medical Student Named Howard Hughes Research Fellow

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Monica Pomaville

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Monica Pomaville has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, or HHMI, to participate in its Medical Research Fellows…

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Well-Kept Vacant Lots Can help Reduce Crime

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Rick Sadler

Maintaining the yards of vacant properties helps reduce crime rates in urban neighborhoods, indicates a new Michigan State University study that’s the most comprehensive to date. The study,…

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Refugees with PTSD Regulate Stress Differently

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Bengt Arnetz

New Michigan State University research has found that refugees diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder regulate stress differently than those who don’t have the disorder, but may have experienced…

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