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Migraines + Hormones + Pre-eclampsia + Lifespan = More Strokes for Women


Crunch the numbers and the math adds up to more strokes for women, making it important for women monitor their risk.
7-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Is Diet or Exercise the Best Way to Reduce Diabetes Risk?


Though people often think of the benefits from exercise, calorie restriction and weight loss as interchangeable, it appears that they may all offer distinct and cumulative benefits when it comes to managing Type 2 diabetes risk.
6-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

NIH Awards SLU Contract to Study Universal Flu Vaccine


SLU researchers are investigating a new vaccine approach that could be an important step in ending the need for annual flu shots.
28-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Text Support - SLU Research Finds Text Messages a Good Method to Support Low-Income Mothers with Postpartum Depression

The objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of sending supportive text messages to low-income mothers of racial and ethnic minority backgrounds with postpartum depression and gauge the perception of receiving such message for...
17-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

SLU Researchers Show that A3 Adenosine Receptor Can Activate “Off Signals” for Pain


Pain is the most common reason that people seek medical attention, but the available treatments are not always successful at relieving pain in patients with chronic pain. Saint Louis University researchers found that drugs targeting the A3 adenosine...
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

High Fidelity: SLU Researcher Finds Keys to Genome


Lesions in DNA can occur as often as 100,000 times per cell per day. They can be the result of normal metabolic activities, like free radicals, as well as exposure to environmental factors such as UV radiation, X-rays and chemical compounds. Saint...
14-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

More Salt Doesn’t Mean Better Performance for Endurance Athletes


The study cast doubts on the popular idea that salt consumption can help endurance athletes during competition.
13-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Newly Enlisted T-Cell ‘Policemen’ Can Slow Down Run-Away Immune System, SLU Scientist Says


Saint Louis University researcher Daniel Hawiger hopes that these breakthroughs will open the door to design better treatments for autoimmune diseases.
30-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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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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