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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

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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

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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

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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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