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What Was The “Paleo Diet?” There Was Far More Than One, Study Suggests

The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great freedom because those ancestral diets likely differed...
16-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Georgia State/CDC Study: U.S. Taxpayers Bear Financial Burden of Smoking-Related Disease

Cigarette smoking generates as much as $170 billion in annual health care spending in the United States, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and...
10-Dec-2014 9:15 AM EST

Georgia State to Offer Master of Occupational Therapy Degree Program

Georgia State University has received Board of Regents approval to offer the Master of Occupational Therapy degree, the entry-level degree required for occupational therapy, making it the first public college or university in Atlanta and third in...
9-Dec-2014 9:30 AM EST

Healthy Gut Microbiota Can Prevent Metabolic Syndrome, Researchers Say


Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, according to researchers...
24-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

Georgia State Announces New Media Production Center


Georgia State University will revitalize an area adjacent to Woodruff Park by creating a media production center for education, research and entrepreneurship and partnerships with the Georgia film, music, games and arts industries.
21-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Researchers Develop Novel Method to Prevent, Cure Rotavirus Infection


Activation of the innate immune system with the bacterial protein flagellin could prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is among the most common causes of severe diarrhea, says a Georgia State University research team that described the method...
10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Georgia State Faculty Awarded $750,000 Grant to Train Rehabilitation Counselors

Three faculty members in the College of Education’s Department of Counseling and Psychological Services have been awarded a five-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration to prepare...
10-Nov-2014 3:40 PM EST

Legal Clinic for Georgia State Veterans Set to Open on Veterans Day

The Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will officially open a Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans that will serve 800 veterans enrolled as students at the university at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11.
6-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

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