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Aging Mice May Help Solve Mysteries Behind Age-Related Hearing Loss in Humans

By comparing the changes at the cellular and molecular levels of hair cells between young and aging mice by looking for age-related changes, researchers hope to identify what causes the sensory receptor hair cells to degenerate. why age-related...
30-Aug-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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'A Life-Giving Experience': Global Surgery Fellowship Addresses Critical Health Need

After 10 weeks in Tanzania as Creighton University’s inaugural Global Surgery Fellow, Kelly Shine, MD, has added a few procedures to her retinue. There have been perforated intestines — results of untreated cases of typhoid fever and salmonella...
30-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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'A Dynamic Period Here'

John Schalles' work is part of an expanding effort by the National Science Foundation’s Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research program to analyze the connections between coastal salt marshes, estuaries and offshore waters, and...
27-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH grant will give professor, undergraduates a boost in researching riboswitches

Creighton University biochemistry professor Juliane Strauss-Soukup, PhD, and her lab of undergraduates, have long been looking at the functions of noncoding RNA. With a three-year NIH grant, they'll no look at a long-term goal of developing...
3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Creighton psychological science professor's work with rats gives insight into treatment for human drug addiction

Through looking at individual difference models in laboratory rat populations, Creighton University psychological science professor Dustin Stairs, PhD, and his team of undergraduate researchers are making inroads into the neuroscience of addiction...
3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study shows higher vitamin D levels could lower risk for breast cancer

This study found that women with a blood level of >60 ng/ml had an 80 percent lower risk for breast cancer than those with levels of 20 ng/ml or less.
15-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Black, White and Shades of Gray

While the latest dental fad has gotten high marks from celebrities, a group of Creighton University School of Dentistry students has spent the past year taking a more in-depth look at how well charcoal toothpaste whitens and what detrimental effects...
27-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bringing Back the Buzz

Colony collapse disorder has claimed more than 50 percent of honeybee populations the world over. A Creighton biologist is looking at a virus spread by a mite that could be a leading culprit.
10-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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