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NIH grant to support fundamental study of role LaRP6 protein plays in protein synthesis process

Karen Lewis, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University, has received a $460,000 competitive grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health to study the RNA-to-protein translation process that...
18-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Associate professor examines telemedicine as tool for alcohol use disorder management

Telemedicine continues to gain traction as an avenue to combat a disorder that kills an estimated 88,000 people annually in the U.S.
10-Feb-2020 5:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New research identifies obstacles to early detection of skin cancer in rural western states

Residents of rural, sparsely-populated "frontier counties" in the Western U.S. face higher incidents of skin cancer and related mortality rates.
9-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NSF grant aims to improve research into factors impacting geographic education

Michael Solem, professor in the Department of Geography at Texas State University, has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to identify factors that may impact K-12 geography education
16-Dec-2019 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

The holidays are almost upon us. For some, it is time to get out the best dishes and polish up the silver for a holiday table setting with family and friends, while others will be worried about coping with the festivities — because they are alone...
10-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Intermittent fasting shown to provide broad range of health benefits in new Texas State study

Intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, including improved cardiometabolic health, improved blood chemistry and reduced risk for diabetes, new research conducted in part at Texas State University indicates.
10-Dec-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

To address a centuries-old problem, a Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty member recommends two tools as a remedy: time and effort.
10-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Opioid prescription misuse in older adults in lasting physical, mental complications

Older adults in the U.S. who suffer prescription opioid misuse (POM) are at a higher risk for physical and mental quality of life problems as well as other complications, new research conducted in part at Texas State University indicates.
14-Nov-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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