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Using Probiotics Tto Treat Bone Loss

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Dr. Laura McCabe has a better solution than drinking milk to get strong bones. McCabe, a professor in the Department of Physiology at Michigan State University, studies the…

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Study Connects Diabetes, Air Pollution To Interstitial Lung Disease

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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People with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. A new study recently published in…

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Treating Pediatric Stomach Pain by Targeting Anxiety

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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When children or teenagers complain of recurring abdominal pain, one effective treatment option uses cognitive behavioral therapy to target both the discomfort and the anxiety that may be…

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Lunt Receives Distinguished Young Investigator Award

Monday, December 7, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Sophia Lunt, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) in the College of Natural Science, received the Metabolomics Association of North America (MANA) Young Investigator Award for…

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Ask The Expert: How Will The COVID-19 Vaccines Get From Factories To Pharmacies?

Friday, December 4, 2020
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MSU’s Bahar Aliakbarian, associate professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed…

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MSU Faculty Named Highly Cited Researchers For 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020
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Nine Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List compiled by Clarivate Analytics. Each year, the Web of Science Group identifies the…

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Access to Breastfeeding Education Affects Feeding Choices Among Chinese-American Mothers

Monday, November 30, 2020
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A recent study led by a Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher found a lack of available prenatal breastfeeding education led Chinese-American women to introduce other unnecessary liquids to…

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High Honors For Spartans Advancing Science: Four Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has awarded the distinction of fellow to four MSU faculty members this year. These individuals have been elevated…

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DOD-Funded Research Could Lead To Diagnostics, Therapies For Rare Neurological Disorder

Monday, November 23, 2020
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Most of the time, food poisoning is just that — we eat something rotten or contaminated, we get sick, we get better and we move on. But in…

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Injectable Birth Control May Increase Blood Lead Levels In African American Women

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Women using a common, injectable form of birth control showed increased levels of potentially hazardous lead in their blood, a study led by a Michigan State University researcher…

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