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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

Granger Causality Test Can Make Epilepsy Surgery More Effective

A new statistical test that looks at the patterns of high-frequency network activity flow from brain signals can help doctors pinpoint the exact location of seizures occurring in the brain and make surgery more effective, according to researchers at...
3-Nov-2014 3:05 PM EST

Urban Health Index Developed By Georgia State

A team of researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has developed an Urban Health Index to guide health care professionals, policy makers and researchers around the world, with the support of funds from the World Health...
3-Nov-2014 3:05 PM EST

Georgia State Astronomers Image the Exploding Fireball Stage of a Nova


Astronomers at Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have observed the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year in the constellation Delphinus with unprecedented clarity.
23-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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Expert Available To Discuss Psychology Behind Decision-Making In Police-Involved Shootings

20-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Is Obama’s Executive Order On Immigration Constitutional? Expert Weighs In

20-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Expert Available To Discuss The Use Of Executive Orders By Lame-Duck Presidents

20-Nov-2014 11:55 AM EST

Legal Expert Available to Discuss Constitutionality of Ebola Quarantine Orders

28-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

This Year’s Midterm Election Is Not As Monumental As 1994, Political Scientist Says

23-Oct-2014 9:20 AM EDT

Environmental Expert Dr. Roby Greenwald Joins Georgia State’s School of Public Health


Dr. Roby Greenwald, an air pollution researcher, is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health.
20-Oct-2014 12:50 PM EDT

Expert Available To Discuss Evo Morales' Reelection and Trends In Latin American Politics

13-Oct-2014 9:50 AM EDT

Tobacco Expert Dr. Terry Pechacek Joins School of Public Health

Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on...
6-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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