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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

Living Kidney Donors More Likely to Be Diagnosed with High Blood Pressure or Preeclampsia Once Pregnant

The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, found living kidney donors were more likely to be diagnosed with gestational hypertension (high blood pressure) or preeclampsia than non-donors.
19-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Investigational Drug May Offer Another Option to Treat Marfan Syndrome

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The investigational drug Losartan, which worked better in an animal model, was equally effective to a high dose of the beta blocker, atenolol in treating Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disease.
18-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Rethinking Tylenol and Rest: Movement Is Key to Keep Back Pain at Bay, Saint Louis University Physical Therapist Says

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Statistics show that 75 percent of the population will have at least one episode of back pain in their lifetime.
28-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

JAMA Findings Reveal Vaccine Approach to Fight Pandemic Bird Flu

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A Saint Louis University study in JAMA reveals a vaccination strategy researchers can continue to study to protect people from bird flu that has the potential to become epidemic.
7-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

SLU Tests Glaucoma Drug and Weight Loss Combo to Restore Vision in NIH-Funded Trial

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A blinding disorder, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, affects overweight young women.
26-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

SLU Researcher to Study New Hepatitis C Medication in Children

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After the success of a new drug treatment in adults with hepatitis C infection, a Saint Louis University pediatric researcher is testing the safety and efficacy of the medications in children.
19-Sep-2014 5:35 PM EDT

Newer Tests Clarify Hereditary Risk of Cancer

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Not all genetics tests that screen for cancer risk are the same, says Suzanne Mahon, DNSc, a genetics counselor at Saint Louis University Cancer Center.
18-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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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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