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Newswise: Were Hot, Humid Summers the Key to Life’s Origins?
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    4-Oct-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720177

Were Hot, Humid Summers the Key to Life’s Origins?

Saint Louis University

Chemists at Saint Louis University, in collaboration with scientists at the College of Charleston and the NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution, found that deliquescent minerals, which dissolve in water they absorb from humid air, can assist the construction of proteins from simpler building blocks during cycles timed to mimic day and night on the early Earth.

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3-Oct-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Incidence of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Head and Neck Melanoma Up 51 Percent in Last Two Decades

Article ID: 720135

Incidence of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Head and Neck Melanoma Up 51 Percent in Last Two Decades

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric, adolescent and young adult populations in the United States and Canada increased by 51.1% from 1995 to 2014, per research from Saint Louis University.

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3-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Fulbright Scholarship Awarded to Examine Caring for Women Who Suffer Pregnancy Loss

Article ID: 719787

Fulbright Scholarship Awarded to Examine Caring for Women Who Suffer Pregnancy Loss

Saint Louis University

A Saint Louis University professor has received a Fulbright scholarship to study how Scotland’s culture influences those who care for Scottish women who have lost a baby or suffered a miscarriage.

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27-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718447

Saint Louis University, Opus Prize Foundation Announce Finalists for $1 Million Opus Prize

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University and the Opus Prize Foundation announced the three finalists for the 16th annual $1 million Opus Prize, awarded annually to a leader in faith-based humanitarian work.

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4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717994

Saint Louis University Names Nursing School in Honor of Alumna and Trustee Trudy Busch Valentine

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University has announced that University trustee and School of Nursing alumna Trudy Busch Valentine has made a gift of $4 million in support of SLU’s nursing school and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.

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26-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717848

Saint Louis University Enrolls Largest Freshman Class in History

Saint Louis University

The first class of Saint Louis University’s third century also will be first among all those that have preceded it in terms of size. This year’s freshman class is the largest in SLU history. 

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21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Article ID: 717810

Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Research from Saint Louis University finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes. The study, “Clinically Meaningful PTSD Improvement and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes,” by Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., professor in Family and Community Medicine, was published Aug. 21 in JAMA Psychiatry.

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21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: SLU Researchers Awarded $2.1 Million to Find New Pain-Killing Options

Article ID: 717634

SLU Researchers Awarded $2.1 Million to Find New Pain-Killing Options

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University pain researchers will investigate a promising but little understood pain signaling pathway in the hopes of opening up a new avenue for pain medication research.

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19-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Article ID: 717270

Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Saint Louis University Medical Center

A rare bright spot among dismal climate change predictions, new research findings show that some singing insects are likely to manage to reproduce even in the midst of potentially disruptive temperature changes.

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9-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Elephant Extinction Will Raise Carbon Dioxide Levels in Atmosphere

Article ID: 716356

Elephant Extinction Will Raise Carbon Dioxide Levels in Atmosphere

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Forest elephants engineer the ecosystem of the entire central African forest, and their catastrophic decline toward extinction has implications for carbon policy.

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24-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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