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From Student to VIP at New York Fashion Week

A dress inspired by Michigan State University's alma mater song is senior Emily Bankes' ticket to New York Fashion Week. Bankes is one of two apparel and textile design students chosen by MSU to spend Saturday behind the scenes at the nation's...
8-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scratch-and-Sniff Test Could Predict Parkinson’s Even Earlier

A new study provides further evidence that a simple scratch-and-sniff test could predict Parkinson’s disease even earlier than previously thought. According to Michigan State University researcher Honglei Chen, lead author and professor of...
6-Sep-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Longtime Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson's

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a proof-of-concept study, published in the journal Neurobiology of...
5-Sep-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Parents Can Become First Teacher of Special Needs Child

Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program created by a Michigan State University scholar significantly improved their ability to communicate with the special needs youth.
29-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

This Is How Belly Fat Could Increase Your Cancer Risk

A new Michigan State University study now offers new details showing that a certain protein released from fat in the body can cause a non-cancerous cell to turn into a cancerous one. The federally funded research also found that a lower layer of...
24-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sales Newbies, Don’t Fret. Just Go Above and Beyond

Good news for novice salespeople worried about becoming successful: Expressing your gratitude to customers by going above and beyond your job description may be as effective as developing long-term relationships with them, indicates a...
22-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cholesterol Crystals Are Sure Sign a Heart Attack May Loom

A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person’s cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack.
17-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Facebook Is So Hard to Resist

Why is social media such a hard habit to break? Because it makes us feel good, said Michigan State University's Allison Eden, assistant professor in the Department of Communication. She and researchers from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Radboud...
3-Aug-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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