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NSF CAREER Award to Wayne State University Aims to Determine Causes of Seismic Anisotropy

Wayne State University researchers with the help of the National Science Foundation, are looking for the causes of seismic anisotropy.
2-Mar-2015 11:15 AM EST

Lycopene May Ward Off Kidney Cancer in Older Women

A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer.
2-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

NSF Grant to Impact Understanding of the Vesicle Transport System of Cells

Wayne State University’s Takeshi Sakamoto, biophysicist and assistant professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career...
25-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Major Study Sends Clear Safety Message to Prevent Brain Injury in Children

An exhaustive analysis of data from more than 40,000 cases of brain trauma in children – published by the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine – provides convincing evidence that protecting children in advance from head injuries is the...
7-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Study Reveals Mature Motorists Worse at Texting and Driving

A Wayne State University interdisciplinary research team in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has made a surprising discovery: older, more mature motorists — who typically are better drivers in many circumstances — are...
18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Affordable Care Act Increases Reliance on Emergency Rooms

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may have provided health care insurance to an estimated 20 million Americans who lacked coverage, but it has not eased the demand on the nation’s emergency departments. In fact, since the law’s...
15-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

$3.2 Million NIH Grant to Prove Effectiveness of New Treatment for Common Hospital-Acquired Infection

One of the most common infections contracted in hospitals, C. difficile is often a cause of disease and death among the elderly. Patients with C. difficile often have recurrent infections over prolonged periods of time, making treatment of this...
9-Dec-2014 1:35 PM EST

Research Shows Anti-HIV Medicines Can Cause Damage to Fetal Hearts

Just-published findings in the journal AIDS raise concern about potential long-term harmful impact of “antiretroviral therapy” on in-utero infants whose mothers are HIV-positive, but who are not infected with HIV themselves.
21-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

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Consensus Statement Questions Science Behind Brain-Training Claims

6-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Part of Scientific Team Celebrating Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery

Wayne State University researchers are celebrating the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson discovery. A team of four WSU researchers played a part in the experimental aspects of the discovery.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State University Researcher Provides Expertise on How Women’s Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Tragedies

4-Oct-2013 4:30 PM EDT

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