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Scientists Design Built-in Controls for Mini-Chemical Labs on a Chip

In a miniaturized laboratory, microfluidic systems can conduct chemical experiments on a chip through a series of small connected tubes the size of a hair.
15-Nov-2019 3:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Head and Neck Cancer Patients Benefited from Affordable Care Act

The rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers was “significantly reduced” following the implementation of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
5-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Though Children’s Sexual Abuse Rates Are Declining, Admissions to ER’s for Adolescent Sexual Abuse Have More than Doubled

Researchers found that emergency department admissions for children between 12 – 17 doubled over a six year time period.
4-Nov-2019 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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In Lab, SLU Research Halts Toxic Protein Linked to Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers are encouraged by the findings, which suggest a way forward in developing the first treatment or cure for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
23-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
3-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
26-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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...
21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
19-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.@KenHallerMD, a @slusom pediatric professor, explains how he backs up his pro-vaccination views by participating in vaccine trials at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development

29-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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SLU Expert Discusses Future of Testing and Treating Chlorine Gas Attacks

Future answers to quickly testing and treating those who may have been exposed to chlorine gas may lie in chlorinated lipids, says a Saint Louis University professor.
18-Apr-2018 2:25 PM EDT

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Falls Researcher Breaks Ankle

A Saint Louis University nursing professor who studies the debilitating impact of falls became the victim of her own scholarship in August, when she slipped and broke her ankle. She shares lessons learned.
28-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

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@SLU_official Prof Optimistic @TheJusticeDept Police Force Database Further Understanding of Complex Problem

14-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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Two Years After Ferguson, St. Louis Region Stares Down Toxic Stress as Presidential Candidates Debate

6-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin

Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

SLU experts available to comment on #ZikaVirus

28-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

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SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus

27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

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