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SLU’s Vaccine Center Awarded $2.9 Million to Study New TB Vaccine

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Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., director of the division of infectious diseases at Saint Louis University, has received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to research a potential vaccine against tuberculosis.
29-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

SLU Scientists Develop Potential New Class of Cancer Drugs in Lab

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For the first time, researchers have found a way to stop cancer cell growth by targeting the Warburg Effect, a trait of cancer cell metabolism that scientists have been eager to exploit.
26-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Award-Winning SLU Research Paper Tackles Dust Mite Dilemma

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Kee-Hean Ong, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Environmental and Occupational Health at Saint Louis University, studies methods for reducing indoor microbes from carpets. Indoor microbes can include dust mites, dust mite allergens and mold. His tip...
23-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Metrobus Ready to Become Mobile Farmers Market

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The St. Louis MetroMarket is a non-profit mobile farmers market that aims to restore access to healthy foods in St. Louis area food deserts.
12-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Probiotics: Hype or Help?

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Christine Hachem, M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine at Saint Louis University, reports that patients seem to be embracing probiotics, even as antibiotic use is increasing and over-utilized.
9-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Saint Louis University and SSM Health Sign Long-Term Agreement to Advance Catholic Health Care in the St. Louis Region

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Saint Louis University has reached a definitive agreement with Tenet for the sale of Saint Louis University hospital, which is being contributed to SSM in exchange for a financial interest and governance rights in SSM Health St. Louis.
1-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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

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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?

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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

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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

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24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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

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