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Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated and Is Far Too Low


Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East

John Calvert, Ph.D., a historian at Creighton University, discusses the foundations of Middle Eastern nationhood coming out of World War I.
6-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EST

Genome Replication May Hold Clues to Cancer Evolution

The more copies of a genome a cell holds, the more adaptable those cells are. This may have implications for cancer's evolution and adaptation.
4-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

HIV Prevention Is Focus in NIH Grant Projects

Preventing HIV is a major focus in three NIH grant-funded projects undertaken by Creighton University professors.
4-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

Creighton Undergrad Discovers Lost Manuscript


Cole Crawford, a senior English and computer science major at Creighton University, discovered a long lost poem manuscript by 19th-century Scottish poet Robert Tannahill.
3-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EST

Professor’s Books Offer Insight about Rutilio Grande

Theologians book offers insight into the life of Fr. Rutilio Grande, S.J., who may be headed for sainthood.
19-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Study Finds Lead Negatively Impacts Cognitive Functions of Boys More than Girls

The female hormones estrogen and estradiol may help ward off the effects of lead exposure for young girls, explaining why boys, are shown to suffer more often from the cognitive disabilities linked to lead.
23-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Growth Outlook Improves for Mid-America in December: Inflation Gauge Lowest Level in More Than Five Years

Monthly nine-state Mid-America Business Conditions Index points to growth in the next six months.
2-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

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Latest Jolie Pitt Announcement Broadens Conversation on Cancer Prevention Options

Dr. Henry Lynch, chair of preventive medicine at Creighton University and the discoverer of a syndrome related to linkages between breast and ovarian cancers, weighs in on the pre-emptive surgery option taken by Angelina Jolie Pitt.
26-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

The Disconnect Between Local Pipeline Perceptions and the Symbolic National Political Battle Over Keystone Pipeline

26-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST

Law Professor Available to Offer Insight into Obama Immigration Legal Battle

19-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

New Harper Lee Novel a Literary Event to Savor, Ponder

Creighton professor and novelist offers thoughts on the new Lee novel due in July.
6-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

What in the Gee-Haw Whammy Diddle?

A Creighton professor's physics of toys course examines how simple toys can demonstrate complex scientific principles.
20-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Want a Protection Plan with That? Expert Weighs in on Best Way to Warranty When Buying Electronics

19-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

International Law Professor Says US Has Longstanding Obligation to Protect Kurds

20-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Law Professor Says U.S. Has Long-Standing Obligation to Protect Kurds, Won’t Allow the Kurdish Capital to Fall to ISIS

8-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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