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High Pesticide Exposure Among Farmers Linked to Poor Sense of Smell Later

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers. The research examined…

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Gene Therapy Could Eliminate Drug Side Effect in Parkinson’s Patients

Friday, January 11, 2019
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A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of…

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Collaborative $3.5 Million NIH Grant Helps Continue Work in Minority Aging and Health

Monday, December 10, 2018
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The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has joined a long-standing partnership with the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University and the Institute of Social Research…

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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn’t Good for Patients with Diabetes

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood…

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An Air Filter May Help with High Blood Pressure

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A Michigan State University researcher has found that high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes, can be lowered significantly by using portable air filters…

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High Speed Internet could be Key for Medically Underserved Areas

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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Michigan State University researchers suggest improved broadband high-speed internet access in rural areas could support better care for patients in medically underserved areas. In a recent position statement…

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Medical Student Receives Fellowship for Research in Liberia

Friday, October 26, 2018
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Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Joseph Perosky has received a Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. The…

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MSU Toxicologist to Study the Role Cannabis Plays in Reducing Brain Inflammation

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Norbert Kaminski, a toxicologist who has studied the effects of cannabis since 1990, has received a five-year, $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to further his work…

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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
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A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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Kvalsund Selected as National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Michelle Kvalsund, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has received a 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine. The…

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