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New Drug Combos May Prevent Resistance to Melanoma Treatments

Friday, November 8, 2019
birds eye view of people on beach

A Michigan State University study led by a physiology graduate student in the College of Human Medicine has found that new drug combinations may prevent melanoma, an often…

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Study Helping Mentally Ill Inmates Cope After Release

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Prison Depression

Most seriously mentally ill inmates face daunting barriers to getting the medical and mental health care they need after they are released, which can lead to relapses, suicide…

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Trustees Approve Funding Request For Greenhouse Expansion

Friday, October 25, 2019
plants in an msu greenhouse

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees is supporting a state funding request for the renovation and expansion of plant science greenhouses to enhance research and education. MSU…

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MSU Receives Gift From Meijer Family For New Medical Innovation Facility

Friday, October 25, 2019
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Michigan State University’s vision of transforming health care via biomedical research received a big boost today with support and a significant gift from Doug Meijer and the Meijer…

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Researchers Team Up to Find New Treatments for Orphan Diseases

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Stethoscope

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a Michigan State University researcher a $2.1 million, five-year grant to search vast databases of existing drugs. Many of the drugs…

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Gene Mutation Combo Linked to Common Cancer in Women

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Michigan State University researchers, in collaboration with the Van Andel Institute, have identified a combination of two gene mutations that is linked to endometrial cancer. “More than 63,000…

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After Hospital Stays, Research Finds At-Home Support Helps Stroke Victims Adjust

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Stroke patient with therapist

Michigan State University researchers have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same. But when a home-based support network…

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Breast Cancer Research Could Expand Lung Cancer Therapies

Monday, July 22, 2019
An x-ray image of someones lung.

New research into a genetic mutation’s role in breast cancer could open new treatment options for lung cancer, according to a Michigan State University scientist. “We sequenced the…

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Helping Paramedics Recognize Signs of Stroke Faster

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Emergency personal arrive at the scene of a mock shooting during a MSU police emergency training exercise on Wednesday July 18, 2012.

When it comes to strokes, doctors have a mantra: time is brain. Delaying treatment even by minutes can mean the difference between a normal life and permanent disability,…

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HIV Therapies Are Giving Infected Children a Fighting Chance

Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Kivuye district of northern Rwanda is predominantly agricultural. This view of the area looks toward Uganda.

An almost certain death sentence 30 years ago, having HIV today has lost its fatal sting. In just over 20 years, the development of Antiretroviral Therapies, or ART,…

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