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Researchers Investigate Bioelectricity to Better Understand Breast Cancer


Bioelectric signaling networks relay signals between cells. Current cancer research focuses primarily on biochemical signaling, but bioelectric signals are another communication system that interacts with biochemical messengers.
23-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Researcher Uses Photography to Analyze Food Access Among Rural Seniors


Lauri Andress, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is working to disrupt the current model for how seniors in rural Appalachia access healthy food.
11-Jan-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Led by Public Health Researcher Finds ‘Suicides by Drugs’ Profoundly Undercounted in the United States

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 34 percent between 2000 and 2016. While that rate seems high, a team of researchers led by a West Virginia University faculty member...
10-Jan-2018 3:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Investigate Disparities in Orthodontia Completion Among Appalachians


Orthodontic care, such as braces, bite plates and retainers, typically costs between $3,000 and $8,000. But research out of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry suggests that only half of Appalachian orthodontia patients can complete...
10-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Partner with Start-Up on Natural Gas to Hydrogen and Carbon Fiber Technology


Researchers from West Virginia University will partner with colleagues from Southern California Gas Company and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on technology that converts natural gas to hydrogen and value-added forms of carbon.
10-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Nursing Researcher Intervenes Between Patients and Loneliness

“Find Yourself First.” “Don’t Be in a Hurry.” “Stay Connected to Friends While You’re Young.” “Treat Loneliness as a Thief in the Night.” These are just some of the insights that participants in the Listen program wrote as news...
20-Dec-2017 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Research to Make Diabetes and Hypertension Management a Community Activity

Managing diabetes and high blood pressure can feel like a solitary enterprise dependent on relationships with objects (like pills or foods) and activities (like brisk walks or early bedtimes) instead of relationships with people, but a group of West...
14-Dec-2017 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Physicists Among Collaborators Granted $7 Million to Form U.S. Department of Energy Center of Excellence


Scientists pause each afternoon at Kirtland Air Force Base in Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, awaiting the daily lightning flash and unmistakable floor jolt that accompanies a Z shot
12-Dec-2017 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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