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Domestic Abuse, mass shootings, School Shootings

WVU Expert: Media Misses Inter-Personal Violence, Mass Violence Connection

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School Shootings, School Counseling, Code Of Silence

Expert Studies 'Averted School Shootings'

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Domestic Abuse, Reconstructive Surgery

WVU Global Health Outreach Reconstructs Victims of Domestic Abuse

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Cancer, Chronic Illness, Medication, inappropriate polypharmacy

WVU Researcher Wins National Award; Examines Use of Multiple Medications Among Older Cancer Survivors

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With the help of a new award, a West Virginia University researcher is examining the prevalence and hazards of potentially inappropriate medication prescribing among elderly cancer survivors.

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black lung disease, Black Lung Clusters

Expert Sees 'Steady Stream' of Black Lung Cases as CDC Releases New Findings

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Fentanyl, Amnesia, Research, opioid abuse, Opioid Addiction

WVU Report Links Fentanyl Use to Amnesia

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A case report by a West Virginia University neuropsychologist suggests a new reason fentanyl-alone, or in combination with stimulants-may put substance users at risk, whether they take it knowingly or not. It may cause amnesia.

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infrastructure damage, infrastructure funding, infrastructure maintenance, infrastructure resilience, Infrastructure, Bridge Design, bridge engineering, Bridge Collapse

Composite Materials Key to Enhancing Life of Potentially Failing Infrastructure

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Structurally deficient bridges can be bolstered by the use of composite materials, a rehabilitation method for failing structures that enhances the structures' service life and minimizes the cost of field implementation, according to a West Virginia University expert.

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Energy, coal, clean technology, Coal fired power plants, coal ash

WVU to Conduct Commercial-Scale Research of Clean Tech for Coal-Fired Power Plants

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West Virginia University researchers are leading commercial-scale research and development of two new innovations at the country's most efficient coal-fired power plant. The devices could make coal combustion more efficient with fewer emissions and fewer unplanned outages saving millions of dollars.

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Alzheimer's, Research, Neuroscience

WVU Research Examines a Different Culprit Behind Alzheimer's Disease

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Amyloid plaques have long been believed to be an indicator of neurodegenerative disease. But according to Raymond Anderson, a graduate student in West Virginia University's School of Medicine, such buildup alone does not correlate with disease severity. In fact, these buildups may even protect neurons.

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Pesticides, metabolic engineering

Researchers Awarded USDA Grant to Develop an Innovative Approach to Pest Control

West Virginia University researchers are taking an innovative approach to develop a more sustainable and economical pest control solution.







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