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Opioid Cessation May Be More Successful When Depression Is Treated

Opioid cessation in non-cancer pain may be more successful when depression is treated to remission, a Saint Louis University study shows
5-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Chlorinated Lipids Predict Lung Injury and Death in Sepsis Patients

Researchers studied blood samples taken from patients diagnosed with sepsis and found that elevated chlorinated lipids predicted whether a patient would go on to suffer acute respiratory distress symptom (ARDS) and die within 30 days from a lung...
31-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Felthous Receives AAPL's Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award

Alan Felthous, M.D., director of forensic psychiatry at Saint Louis University has been named as the recipient of the Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).
4-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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SLU Receives Grant to Reduce Food Insecurity, Connect Families to Community Resources

With a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a team of Saint Louis University researchers aims to lower the rate of food insecurity while connecting families to available resources by improving screening practices and follow-up care.
15-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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In Lab Research, Scientists Slow Progression of a Fatal Form of Muscular Dystrophy

Saint Louis University researchers report that a new drug reduces fibrosis (scarring) and prevents loss of muscle function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
8-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Good News from Trio of Phase One Zika Vaccine Trials

More than 90 percent of study volunteers in the 3 trials who received the investigational vaccine demonstrated an immune response to Zika virus.
5-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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SLU Receives Grant to Provide Scholarships, Mentoring for Disadvantaged Nursing Students

Saint Louis University will receive $1.5 in federal funds over the next four years to support disadvantaged students by providing them student mentors, faculty mentors and pre-entry work experiences.
28-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover BRCA Cancer Cells’ Last Defense

Researchers hope their findings may lead to improved chemotherapy drugs and shed light on why some cells develop chemotherapy resistance.
27-Nov-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


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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

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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.
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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

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