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NIH Funds Saint Louis University Search for New Osteoporosis Drug


Funded by the NIH, Saint Louis University researchers will search 100,000 small molecules for a protein mimic that triggers an immune response that dampens osteoporosis.
30-Sep-2015 1:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cut Through the Confusion: Asking Questions Can Demystify Research


Travis Loux, Ph.D., assistant professor in Saint Louis University's School for Public Health and Social Justice, encourages everyone to learn more about interpreting scientific and medical research.
28-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Launches Missouri’s First Palliative Care Fellowship


Saint Louis University geriatrician Dulce Cruz Oliver, M.D., instills passion in caring for patients with life-altering illnesses. She is inspired by the impact of complementary medicine on the friends and family members who came to her grandmother,...
24-Sep-2015 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Trial at SLU Treats Preeclampsia in Second-Trimester Pregnancies


Saint Louis University is participating in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat early-onset preeclampsia in pregnant women that could increase the length of pregnancy, resulting in improved fetal outcomes and reduced infant mortality.
24-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Routinely Screen Those Older than 70 for Brain Health, World Expert Panel Advises


In a consensus paper, a global panel of leading aging experts suggests physicians routinely screen everyone older than 70 annually for cognitive problems.
9-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Enrolls First U.S. Patient in Rare Heart Disease Trial


Earlier this year, investigators at Saint Louis University enrolled the first U.S. patient in a worldwide Phase 3 clinical trial of a medication to treat patients who have a rare form of heart failure due to a gene mutation.
4-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Researcher Opens Next Chapter on Blood-Clotting Mysteries


In order to develop better life-saving drugs, SLU scientists observe how the blood-clotting protein prothombin's structure changes when it is activated.
31-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Length of Stay in Emergency Department Makes No Real Difference in Trauma Patient Mortality, SLU Study Finds


The amount of time a trauma patient stays in the emergency department (ED) makes no real difference in the patient's mortality, researchers at Saint Louis University found in a recent study.
27-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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@SLUCare #Cancer Expert Suzanne Mahon Runs Hereditary Cancer Program at Saint Louis University Cancer Center; Screens for BRCA 1, 2 Genes


24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries with Three Steps


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


11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on Dangerous Radioactive Substance Stolen in Mexico


4-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST

A Few Substitutions Transforms Thanksgiving Dinner


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


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

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