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Neuroscientists Receive NSF Grant to Study Evolution of Brain To Support Technological Learning

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a three-year, $970,704 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how the human brain has evolved to support technological learning.
24-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Drug Target Could Prevent Tolerance and Addiction to Opioids, Study Finds

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Researchers have identified a brain mechanism that could be a drug target to help prevent tolerance and addiction to opioid pain medication, such as morphine, according to a study by Georgia State University and Emory University.
22-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Researcher Gets $1.8 Million To Study Gut Bacteria and Obesity-Related Diseases

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Andrew Gewirtz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.8-million federal grant to study how changes in intestinal bacteria could lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome.
8-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Assisted-Living Facilities Limit Older Adults’ Rights to Sexual Freedom, Study Finds

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Older adults in assisted-living facilities experience limits to their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies regarding the issue and the actions of staff and administrators at these facilities, according to research conducted by the...
8-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Working and Volunteering Could Reduce Disablement in Seniors, Study Finds

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Working or volunteering can reduce the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in older Americans, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Florida State University.
8-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Georgia State Center for Leadership in Disability Receives Grant for Autism Research

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The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University has won a federal grant to study the relationship between nature walks and behaviors associated with autism stress responses in children.
3-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neuroscientists Get $3.2 Million to Study Brain Mechanisms Underlying Sex Differences in Social Stress

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms underlying social stress in males and...
21-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loss of Employer-Based Health Insurance in Early Retirement Affects Mental, Physical Health, Study Finds

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The loss of private health insurance from an employer can lead to poorer mental and physical health as older adults transition to early retirement, according to a study by Georgia State University.
18-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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