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Case Western Reserve University researchers study how the immune system responds to COVID-19

School of Medicine awarded $2.6M; receives two of 13 grants nationally
17-Nov-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Preventing lead poisoning at the source

Using a variety of public records—including assessed market value, sales, foreclosure and tax history, code violations, building permits and rental registry data—the researchers examined every rental property in Cleveland from 2016-18 on factors...
21-Oct-2020 5:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research reveals why low oxygen damages the brain

Brain cell dysfunction in low oxygen is, surprisingly, caused by the very same responder system that is intended to be protective, according to a new published study by a team of researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
18-Oct-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing a COVID-19 pandemic—in wildlife

While most of the global effort to contain COVID-19 focuses on its continuing human cost, a team of researchers has formed to focus on protecting the next potential wave of virus victims: wildlife.
13-Oct-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU and UH Researchers Secure $4 Million in NCI Funding to Investigate Relationships between HIV and Lung Cancer in East Africa

Researchers with the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have secured $4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish an...
9-Oct-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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$5.5 million NIH grant supports new tests to diagnose dementias earlier and easier

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine seek to optimize emerging methods of diagnosing two common neurodegenerative diseases—dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia—which affect 1.4 million in the...
6-Oct-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University researchers to examine how COVID-19 ravaged America’s nursing homes

Within a few months, federal officials reported that one of every five nursing homes had experienced a death from the novel coronavirus. Not long after, several media outlets published independent analysis finding that an estimated 40% of the...
25-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interdisciplinary team wins grant to speed oral cancer testing

Mouth lesions are among the main early indicators of oral cancer, but determining whether a sore is actually malignant typically involves painful, costly biopsies. Case Western Reserve researchers think they have a better idea—and the National...
25-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Staying safe on Pandemic Halloween

28-Oct-2020 10:00 AM EDT

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Could abortion become illegal in America? With Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation, all signs point to 'yes'

13-Oct-2020 3:35 PM EDT

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Prof. Sharona Hoffman available to discuss Trump administration's decision to strip C.D.C. of control of coronavirus data

15-Jul-2020 4:10 PM EDT

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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana's 'Heartbeat bill,' Roe v. Wade remains intact

29-Jun-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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Law expert available to discuss the Trump Administration asking Supreme Court to strike down Affordable Care Act

26-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT

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Hospital patients can do their part in COVID-19 fight

A clinical researcher, who has studied the lack of hygiene practices among hospital patients, is urging not just hospitals—but those who end up there—to do more to fight against the novel coronavirus, which had infected more than 2 million...
16-Apr-2020 7:00 AM EDT

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Poli Sci expert available, 2020 race: Bernie Sanders ends campaign

8-Apr-2020 1:20 PM EDT

COVID-19 check: Wearing latex medical gloves not enough, says hygiene expert

18-Mar-2020 2:35 PM EDT

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