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Diet, Exercise, Both: All Work Equally to Protect Heart Health, Saint Louis University Study Finds


For those who need to lose weight, taking off a few pounds by dieting, exercising or both is powerful protection against cardiovascular disease.
24-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Federal Grant to Saint Louis University Increases Nursing Scholarships


The federal Health Resources and Services Administration grant to Saint Louis University will help students who don't have the financial means to pursue their dreams of becoming nurses.
10-Aug-2016 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s Changed in Genetics Since Your High School Biology Class?


The field of genetics has seen astonishing breakthroughs and the development of world-changing technologies in the past half century.
2-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Research Finds Link Between Carbohydrate Consumption and Adropin


Saint Louis University researchers report that levels of the peptide hormone adropin vary based on carbohydrate consumption and appear to be linked to lipid metabolism.
27-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Research: Plant Compounds Give ‘One-Two’ Punch to Colon Cancer


A preliminary cell study at Saint Louis University finds combining curcumin, the active ingredient in spicy curry dishes, and silymarin, a component of milk thistle, inhibited the spread of colon cancer cells and increased cancer cell death.
22-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Yellow Fever Vaccine Research at Saint Louis University


Saint Louis University scientists are studying an investigational vaccine to protect against Zika's deadly cousin, which also is spread by Aedes mosquitoes.
18-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University to Conduct Zika Research


With mosquito season underway, SLU vaccine researchers have received NIH funding to study the body’s immune response to Zika.
30-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stopping Zika: Saint Louis University to Launch Human Vaccine Trial


Saint Louis University's vaccine center has been tapped by the National Institutes of Health to conduct a human clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus, which can cause devastating birth defects in babies.
23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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