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Why Aren't Humans ‘Knuckle-Walkers’?

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have cracked the evolutionary mystery of why chimpanzees and gorillas walk on their knuckles: The short explanation is that these African apes climb trees and they are mobile on the ground.
20-Mar-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Ranked One of the Top 25 Medical Schools in Nation, U.S. News & World Report

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is ranked #25 of all research-oriented medical schools in the nation and #1 in Ohio, according to the annual ranking of graduate schools released today by U.S. News & World Report. “This...
20-Mar-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quintupling Inhaler Medication May Not Prevent Asthma Attacks in Children

Children with mild to moderate asthma do not benefit from a common practice of increasing their inhaled steroids at the first signs of an asthma exacerbation, according to clinical trial results published in The New England Journal of Medicine....
19-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Artificial Sweetener Splenda Could Intensify Symptoms in Those with Crohn’s Disease

In a study that has implications for humans with inflammatory diseases, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and colleagues have found that, given over a six-week period, the artificial sweetener sucralose, known by...
15-Mar-2018 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Research Shows What We Know (and Don't) About Serial Rapists

New research from Case Western Reserve University has experts re-thinking what was previously believed about the patterns of serial rapists—that they don’t stick with the same modus operandi.
14-Mar-2018 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients Living Longer with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pose New Challenge for Caregivers

Diagnostic and treatment advances are helping patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy—one of nine major types of muscular dystrophy that affects males—live into their 30s and beyond, raising challenges in such areas as education, vocation,...
12-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Teaching Students That Intelligence Can Grow with Effort Does Little to Improve Academic Performance

"Growth mindset interventions," do not work for most students in most circumstances, according to a new study co-authored by Case Western Reserve University researchers.
7-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Richard Martin, MD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Neonatal Research

Richard Martin, MD, professor of pediatrics, reproductive biology, and physiology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and director of neonatal research programs and Drusinsky-Fanaroff Chair in Neonatology at University Hospitals Cleveland...
28-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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