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Widely Used Food Additive Promotes Colitis, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome, Research Shows

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Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can alter the gut microbiota composition and localization to induce intestinal inflammation that promotes the development of inflammatory bowel disease and...
23-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Georgia State University Reaches Agreement with Chinese Pharmaceutical Company to Develop Cancer-Fighting Compounds

Georgia State University has signed a license agreement with Cisen Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., a comprehensive pharmaceutical enterprise in China, to develop cancer-fighting compounds designed by Georgia State researcher Dr. Binghe Wang, in...
19-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Georgia State University Receives $2.7 Million Federal Grant to Improve Blood Transfusion Outcomes

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $2,669,903 award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will allow the GHPC and partnering organizations to look at...
18-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Mediation Expert Kenneth Feinberg Keynote Speaker at Law Review Symposium

Litigation and risk is the topic of the Georgia State University College of Law’s Law Review Symposium on “Risky Business: The Art of Reducing Litigation Uncertainty and Settling Cases,” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, at The Carter...
18-Feb-2015 9:20 AM EST

Obesity Follows Growth of Big Box Retailers and Restaurants, Georgia State Economist Finds

Big-box retailers Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale and Walmart, along with full-service and fast-food restaurants, are key contributors to the nation’s obesity epidemic, according to research by a health economist in the Andrew Young School...
2-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Researchers Discover Genetic Links to Size of Brain Structures

Five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain have been discovered by an international team that included a Georgia State University researcher.
23-Jan-2015 9:40 AM EST

CNCR Debuts Database of U.S. Restorative Justice Legislation

The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) at Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a downloadable database detailing state-by-state use of restorative justice in the criminal justice system.
22-Jan-2015 2:20 PM EST

Stopping Rotavirus

A team of researchers at Georgia State's Institute for Biomedical Sciences has found a novel method to prevent and cure rotavirus, which kills about 500,000 children each year.
14-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

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