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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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Reflexology Shows Promise for Treating Breast Cancer Symptoms

Monday, November 12, 2012
Gwen Wyatt with Reflexology Chart

A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of…

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Fighting Tuberculosis

Monday, October 15, 2012

At Michigan State University, scientists are working to put down one of the biggest global health threats— tuberculosis. The World Health Organization estimates someone is infected with the…

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MSU Research History: Radio-Pharmacy Opens on Campus

Sunday, January 16, 2011
To better deliver nuclear biomarkers created at its medical cyclotron, seen during installation, MSU is partnering with Cardinal Health to open a new radio-pharmacy on campus. Photo courtesy of the Department of Radiology.

2011- Michigan State University partners with Cardinal Health to open a radio-pharmacy on campus, a move that streamlines access to nuclear imaging agents created at an MSU medical…

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MSU Research History: Patented Arthroscopic Device Aids Surgeons

Thursday, September 30, 2004
Herbert Ross

2004 – Herbert Ross, associate professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, and Mitchell T. Copeland, DO, who had a fellowship in arthroscopy, sports…

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MSU Research History: Neck Brace to Save Race Car Drivers

Tuesday, January 27, 1987
neck brace

1987 – Professor of materials science and mechanics Robert Hubbard patents a safety device known as the Head and Neck Support device, or HANS, which he developed with race car…

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