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Novel Study Is First to Demonstrate Brain Mechanisms That Give “the Iceman” Unusual Resistance to Cold

Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as “The Iceman” for good reason. Hof established several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation —...
28-Feb-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in...
8-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New NIH Study to Research the Risk of Hearing Loss in Detroit Firefighters

With the help of funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, a Wayne State University professor is researching gene-environment interactions to determine the association between...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sperm RNA May Serve as Biomarkers of Future Health

Human sperm may hold the potential to serve as biomarkers of the future health of newborn infants, according to a new study by a Wayne State University School of Medicine research team.
1-Dec-2017 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Out of WSU Further Supports Use of Progesterone to Fight Preterm Birth

A new study published today – World Prematurity Day – in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and infant...
17-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Wayne State Receives $1.85 Million NIH Grant to Identify Novel Antibiotic Targets

A research team from Wayne State University has received a $1.85 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health for the project “Mechanisms of Non-Shine-Dalgarno Translation...
26-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Wayne State Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant to Develop Novel Approach to Treat Bacterial Endophthalmitis

A Wayne State University research team recently received a $1.9 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to develop new treatment approaches for Endophthalmitis, a severe inflammation of the interior of the...
19-Oct-2017 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MTRAC Awards Spark Biomedical Innovation at Wayne State University

Three Wayne State University (WSU) research teams were recently awarded funding from Wayne State’s Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) program. The goal is to accelerate the translation and commercialization of their...
5-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Consensus Statement Questions Science Behind Brain-Training Claims

6-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Part of Scientific Team Celebrating Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery

Wayne State University researchers are celebrating the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson discovery. A team of four WSU researchers played a part in the experimental aspects of the discovery.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State University Researcher Provides Expertise on How Women’s Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Tragedies

4-Oct-2013 4:30 PM EDT

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