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New Study May Lead to Fewer Hysterectomies in Women with Uterine Fibroid Tumors

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Jose Teixeira standing in his lab

Uterine fibroid tumors are the leading cause of hysterectomies in the U.S., yet little is known about what causes them. A new study, however, has taken researchers one…

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Pregnancy Related Depression Rooted in Inflammation

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
pregnant woman holding her stomach

A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. Not…

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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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MSU, Van Andel Researchers Close to Slowing Parkinson’s

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Jeff MacKeigan and Caryl Sortwell

A few years ago, Caryl Sortwell (above, right), a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Parkinson’s researcher, was asked by Jeff MacKeigan (above, left), a scientist at Van…

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