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Multicolor MRIs Could Aid Disease Detection

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a method that could make magnetic resonance imaging—MRI—multicolor. Current MRI techniques rely on a single contrast agent injected into a patient’s veins to...
16-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Develop Therapeutic to Enhance Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Rodeo Therapeutics, a new drug development company created by two highly regarded Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers, has raised $5.9 million to develop small-molecule drugs that promote the body’s repair of diseased or...
7-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MRI Contrast Agents Accumulate in the Brain

The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in the use of contrast agents during MRI scans. Emerging research suggests gadolinium-based contrast agents, injected in a patient’s veins to brighten...
7-Aug-2017 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Missing Signals Lead to Diabetic Nerve Injury

Cytokines might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage. Diabetes devastates nerve cells, which can lead to poor circulation, muscle weakness, blindness, and other side effects. The study showed diabetic mice can’t repair nerve cells after...
1-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise Incentives Do Little to Spur Gym-Going, Study Shows

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Even among people who had just joined a gym and expected to visit regularly, getting paid to exercise did little to make their commitment stick, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University.
31-Jul-2017 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Faculty Receives Funding for Pediatric Cancer Research

Alex Huang has been awarded a $150,000 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Innovation Award.
27-Jul-2017 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Single Protein Controls Genetic Network Essential for Sperm Development

Scientists have found a single protein—Ptbp2—controls a network of over 200 genes central to how developing sperm move and communicate. The protein works by regulating how RNA is processed during each stage of sperm development.
10-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D May Improve Sunburn, According to New Clinical Trial

High doses of vitamin D taken one hour after sunburn significantly reduce skin redness, swelling, and inflammation, according to double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and...
6-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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