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SLU Researcher Hones in on Plaque-Causing Protein in ALS and Dementia


Saint Louis University scientist Yuna Ayala, Ph.D., and her research team have made advances in understanding how damaging plaques build up in neurodegenerative illnesses like ALS and dementia.
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Heart Failure Expert Pens Editorial for New England Journal of Medicine


In patients experiencing a worsening of heart failure, the primary objective of treatment should be the patient-centric goal of symptom relief, says the author of an editorial in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
12-Apr-2017 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Researchers Predict Zika Hot Spots in the U.S.


Researchers predicted the places in the continental U.S. where Zika is most likely to be transmitted are the Mississippi delta and southern states extending northward along the Atlantic coast and in southern California.
27-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Scientists Take Aim at Diabetes and Obesity with Exercise in a Pill


With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will develop the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism.
23-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Researchers Study a New Way to Lower LDL Cholesterol


New findings Saint Louis University scientists suggest that drugs targeting a nuclear receptor may be able to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol in an animal model.
6-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Opioid Pain Medications May Affect Liver Transplant Patients’ Survival


Researchers report that the use of opioid pain medications may play a significant role in patient outcomes following liver transplantation.
2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Direct-to-Consumer Genomics: Harmful or Empowering?


Thanks to recent scientific advances and plunging costs in genetic sequencing, consumers now can order inexpensive, mail-in genetic tests to learn more about health risks, inherited traits and ancestry. But, is it a good idea to bypass your...
23-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Growing Number of Teens Think Getting Heroin Is ‘Probably Impossible’


How easy do adolescents think it is to get heroin? A Saint Louis University researcher examines how their perceptions have changed from 2002 to 2014.
20-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Falls Researcher Breaks Ankle


A Saint Louis University nursing professor who studies the debilitating impact of falls became the victim of her own scholarship in August, when she slipped and broke her ankle. She shares lessons learned.
28-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

@SLU_official Prof Optimistic @TheJusticeDept Police Force Database Further Understanding of Complex Problem


14-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Two Years After Ferguson, St. Louis Region Stares Down Toxic Stress as Presidential Candidates Debate


6-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin


Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

SLU experts available to comment on #ZikaVirus

28-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus


27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

@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

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