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‘Feeding and Fasting’ Hormone Adropin Can Improve Insulin Action

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A SLU researcher has found that adropin, a hormone that regulates whether the body burns fat or sugar during feeding and fasting cycles, can improve insulin action in obese, diabetic mice, suggesting that it may work as a therapy for type 2...
29-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

SLU Scientist Aims to Improve Antibiotics to Treat Staph Infections

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Saint Louis University's Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D., discovered new information about how antibiotics like azithromycin stop staph infections, and why staph sometimes becomes resistant to drugs.
23-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

SLU Researcher Prevents Type I Diabetes in Lab

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A new approach developed by Saint Louis University researcher Thomas Burris, Ph.D., stops the destruction of beta cells and preserves insulin production.
20-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

SLU Researcher Discovers a Way to Control Internal Clocks

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Researchers hypothesize that targeting components of the mammalian clock with small molecules like REV-ERB drugs may lead to new treatments for sleep disorders and anxiety disorders. It also is possible that REV-ERB drugs may be leveraged to help in...
23-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Saint Louis University’s Medical Researchers Offer Gifts of Hope and Healing

Highlights of Saint Louis University's medical research during 2014 include articles on ending pain, defending against pandemics and curing and treating diseases.
19-Dec-2014 1:30 PM EST

Scheduling Sleep – Three Nighttime Habits to Improve Rest

With an increase in parties, increased food and alcohol consumption and a general disruption of normal routines, the month of December can be exhausting. Here are three tips to improve sleep habits.
18-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

SLU Research Finds Enzyme Inhibitors Suppress Herpes Simplex Virus Replication

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Saint Louis University research findings published in the December issue of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report a family of molecules known as NTS enzyme inhibitors are promising candidates for new herpes virus treatments.
18-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

SLU Researcher Finds an Off Switch for Pain

A Saint Louis University researcher and colleagues have discovered a way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain suggesting a promising new approach to pain relief.
26-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

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Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries with Three Steps

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Staying healthy comes down to three things, says Mike Markee, PT, ATC, instructor of physical therapy and athletic training at Saint Louis University. Markee spent time on the senior PGA tour and developed exercise and fitness programs for golfers.
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

President Offers Best Worst Solution as Strategy for ISIS Defeat, Says SLU Expert

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11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on Dangerous Radioactive Substance Stolen in Mexico

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4-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST

A Few Substitutions Transforms Thanksgiving Dinner

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Add colorful fruits and vegetables to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier and lighter, a Saint Louis University assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics suggests.
20-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

Former Department of Homeland Security Medical Official Discusses the Chemical Attack in Syria

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Alexander Garza, M.D., talks about the importance of America's preparedness for a chemical attack in light of the recent nerve gas attack in Syria.
30-Aug-2013 10:00 AM EDT

SLU Health and Security Expert Discusses the Importance of America Preparing for a Chemical Attack

26-Aug-2013 8:30 AM EDT

#SLU Expert Available to Talk About #Disasterpreparedness Amid #Tornado Season

21-May-2013 1:25 PM EDT

SLU #Biosecurity Expert Available to Talk About #Ricin

17-Apr-2013 12:45 PM EDT

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