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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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NIH Grant to Study How Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Lupus

Thursday, June 1, 2017
James Pestka, Jack Harkema and Jenifer Fenton

Michigan State University scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so…

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Known Trigger of Lupus

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Jim Pestka, university distinguished professor of food science and human nutrition, Melissa Bates, Ph.D student and Jack Harkema, university distinguished professor of pathobiology, work at the microscope on Tuesday August 30, 2016.

A team of Michigan State University researchers has found that consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, can stop a known trigger of lupus and…

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Studying the Impact of Air Pollution in Rural Environments

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Jack Harkema

Air pollution is a well-known, much-documented problem in the industrialized world. Those who do not live in major cities see media images of thick, dirty air and crowded…

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