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A Rogue Gene Is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop It

Two rare diseases caused by a malfunctioning gene that triggers seizures or involuntary movements in children as early as a few days old have left scientists searching for answers and better treatment options.
26-Jul-2017 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Talking to Yourself in the Third Person Can Help You Control Emotions

The simple act of silently talking to yourself in the third person during stressful times may help you control emotions without any additional mental effort than what you would use for first-person self-talk – the way people normally talk to...
26-Jul-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Teacher Burnout Contagious?

Burnout among young teachers appears to be contagious, indicates a new study led by Michigan State University education scholars.
10-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Religion Protect Against Suicide?

Religious participation is linked to lower suicide rates in many parts of the world, including the United States and Russia, but does not protect against the risk of suicide in sections of Europe and Asia, finds new research by a Michigan State...
28-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Your Feelings? The Link Between Job Stress, Junk Food and Sleep

Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.
22-Jun-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigating Global Water Scarcity

A Michigan State University researcher is helping assess the worldwide impact of human intervention on water scarcity.
15-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Friends Better for us Than Family

The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, indicates new research by a Michigan State University scholar.
6-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Attack Africa’s Neonatal Mortality Problem

Giving birth at home is the most significant risk factor for neonatal deaths in major sections of Africa – a continent that continues to be plagued by the highest neonatal mortality rates in the world, indicates a new study by Michigan State...
1-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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