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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

Wayne State University Receives $100,000 Kresge Foundation Grant to Support Citizendetroit

The Kresge Foundation has awarded Wayne State University a $100,000, one-year grant to support CitizenDetroit, a community outreach program of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS).
13-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Wayne State’s Michigan Area Health Education Center Receives $1.1 Million Grant From U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to Enhance Statewide Network of Regional Centers

The Michigan Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a Wayne State University program that seeks to increase access to quality primary care providers in underserved communities, today announced that it has been awarded a one-year, $1.16 million grant...
31-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Wayne State Research Funded by NIH May Develop Next Generation of Vaccines Against Autoimmune Diseases

A major barrier to treating autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes is the lack of methods to deliver the therapeutics to specific sites such as the lymph nodes. A researcher in Wayne State University’s College of Engineering is working to...
27-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Researcher Finds Key Signaling Pathway in Cause of Preeclampsia

A team of researchers led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology has published findings that provide novel insight into the cause of preeclampsia, the leading cause of maternal and infant...
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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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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