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Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

Friday, March 8, 2019
Blood

The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of…

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Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

Friday, March 8, 2019
Syringe with drop of blood

The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of…

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MSU Researchers Developing Wheat Allergen Modeling Tool

Friday, March 8, 2019
Filed of wheat ready for harvest

Two MSU researchers are creating a model that measures the allergenicity of various wheat varieties. They hope to validate the model and eventually use it as a pre-clinical…

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Exploring the Role of Cannabis in Treating Serious Disease

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Michigan State University researchers are exploring the role cannabis plays in improving brain health and treating diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A pioneer in his field,…

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Exercising Helps You Make Better Food Choices

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Photo of healthy food and food groups

A new study, involving a Michigan State University epidemiologist, has found another healthy benefit to exercising…making better dietary choices. The research analyzed 2,680 young adults in an intensive,…

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MSU Will Use $5M NIH Grant to Connect Dots Between Pesticides and Parkinson’s

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Crop field for pesticides and Parkinson's

A Michigan State University researcher is hoping to make a connection between pesticides, olfactory impairment and early symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases among aging farmers. Honglei Chen, a professor…

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MSU Research Center in the Fight Against Phony Pharmaceuticals

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Pharmaceutical drugs in supply chain

Faculty from Michigan State University play an instrumental role in ensuring the pharmaceutical drugs we take are delivered through a safe supply chain. New federal rules require companies…

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Answering the Call to Michigan’s Lack of Addiction Specialists

Friday, February 22, 2019
Opioid Crisis, addiction, michigan

The number of opioid-related deaths in Michigan has hit an all-time high, requiring the resources of the state’s three major research universities and one of its largest health…

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How to Treat Depression in Prison – and Why it Matters

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Prison Depression

Of the 4 million prisoners released each year, 23 percent have suffered from the major depressive disorder. Due to resource shortages, many go without adequate treatment while in…

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This Immune Cell Function Could Control Deadly Allergic Reactions

Thursday, February 14, 2019

In cases of severe, even deadly, allergic reactions to foods such as peanuts and fish, immune cells go into hyper drive. This can trigger anaphylactic shock, sending blood…

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