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On Becoming a Teen Mom, New Book by CWRU Sociologists, Examines Life Events That Lead to Teen Pregnancy


On Becoming a Teen Mom: Life Before Pregnancy (University of California Press, 2015), a new book by Case Western Reserve University sociologists Mary Patrice Erdmans and Timothy Black focuses on life events resulting in teen motherhood, revealing...
24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin and Vitamin D3 Show Impressive Promise in Preventing Colorectal Cancer

The concept was simple: If two compounds individually show promise in preventing colon cancer, it’s worth trying the two together. Metformin and Vitamin D3 proved dramatically better than either option alone. Their findings served as the cover...
23-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Rett Syndrome Research Trust Awards Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic $1.3 Million for Clinical Trial

Ketamine, used for operative procedures, has shown such promise in mouse models that Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic researchers soon will launch a two-year clinical trial using low doses of the medication in up to 35 individuals with the...
23-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Common Herpes Medication Reduces HIV-1 Levels, Independent of Herpes Infection

Case Western Reserve researchers are part of an international team that has discovered that Valacyclovir reduces HIV-1 levels — even when patients do not have herpes. Results were published online in Clinical Infectious Disease.
13-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Case Western Reserve Scientists Discover Hidden Meaning and ‘Speed Limits’ within the Genetic Code

Case Western Reserve scientists have discovered that speed matters when it comes to how messenger RNA (mRNA) deciphers critical information within the genetic code — the complex chain of instructions critical to sustaining life. The...
12-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Depression Symptoms of African-American Cancer Patients May Be Under-Recognized, Study Finds

Case Western Reserve University nurse scientist Amy Zhang, who has long examined quality-of-life issues in cancer patients, wondered whether depression in African-American cancer patients has been under-recognized for treatment.
10-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Usual Prey Gone, a Fish Survives by Changing Predictably


Without the Bahamas mosquitofish to eat, bigmouth sleepers slide down the food chain and survive on insects, snails and crustaceans. And, in so doing, sleepers’ behaviors, ratio of males to females and physical appearance change, too.
4-Mar-2015 10:20 AM EST

Case Western Reserve Grants License Option to Startup Apollo Medical Devices


With a two-year option license agreement from Case Western Reserve University’s Technology Transfer Office, Apollo Medical Devices LLC plans to further advance toward commercialization a point-of-care blood tester.
3-Mar-2015 3:30 PM EST

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Hard Decisions by Angelina Jolie and Other Women

24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Global Health Expert Urges Action to Eradicate Tropical Disease Known as Yaws

Half a century ago, a concentrated global effort nearly wiped a disfiguring tropical disease from the face of the earth. Now, says Case Western Reserve’s James W. Kazura, MD, it’s time to complete the work.
19-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve University Expert on the Middle East: Pete W. Moore

10-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Economics Assistant Professor From Ukraine Can Discuss Political/Economic Tensions in His Homeland

3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

CWRU Law Professor Helps Plan Tribunal to Prosecute Perpetrators of Atrocities in Syria

A Blue Ribbon panel of former international tribunal prosecutors, international tribunal judges and leading academics, led by Case Western Reserve University Law Professor Michael Scharf and David Crane, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court...
26-Sep-2013 4:00 PM EDT

CWRU Law Professor Michael Scharf Is Available to to Journalists Concerning International Law and the Situation in Syria

29-Aug-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Superman: CWRU’s Ricca Tells Creators’ Story

The very people Superman could not save were his own creators—Jerry Siegel, the writer, and Joe Shuster, the comic artist.
17-Jun-2013 8:00 AM EDT

War-Crime Expert Assists in "Killing Fields" Trials in Cambodia

In just a few months, five leaders of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime will go on trial before the U.N.-established war crimes Tribunal in Cambodia (known as the ECCC). Case Western Reserve University School of Law's globe-trotting professor...
22-Dec-2008 10:45 AM EST

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