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

Article ID: 720135

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

Saint Louis University Medical Center

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.

Released:
3-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717994

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

Saint Louis University Medical Center

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.

Released:
26-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Article ID: 717810

Meaningful PTSD Symptom Decrease May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Saint Louis University Medical Center

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 PTSD Improvement and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes,” by Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., professor in Family and Community Medicine, was published Aug. 21 in JAMA Psychiatry.

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21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: SLU Researchers Awarded $2.1 Million to Find New Pain-Killing Options

Article ID: 717634

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

Saint Louis University Medical Center

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.

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19-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Article ID: 717270

Despite Temperature Shifts, Treehoppers Manage to Mate

Saint Louis University Medical Center

A rare bright spot among dismal climate change predictions, new research findings show that some singing insects are likely to manage to reproduce even in the midst of potentially disruptive temperature changes.

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9-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Elephant Extinction Will Raise Carbon Dioxide Levels in Atmosphere

Article ID: 716356

Elephant Extinction Will Raise Carbon Dioxide Levels in Atmosphere

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Forest elephants engineer the ecosystem of the entire central African forest, and their catastrophic decline toward extinction has implications for carbon policy.

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24-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Federal Government Taps Saint Louis University to Improve Care for Missouri’s Older Adults

Article ID: 716253

Federal Government Taps Saint Louis University to Improve Care for Missouri’s Older Adults

Saint Louis University Medical Center

A $3.75 million federal grant to Saint Louis University (SLU) builds upon its 30-year legacy of educating, studying and caring for older adults to further advance geriatric care across Missouri.

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23-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Researchers Investigate Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

Article ID: 713433

Researchers Investigate Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Scientists have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health.

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23-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: In Lab, SLU Researchers Flip Pain Switch in Spinal Cord Cells

Article ID: 712632

In Lab, SLU Researchers Flip Pain Switch in Spinal Cord Cells

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Facing an urgent need for safer and more effective therapies for those suffering from debilitating pain in the midst of an opioid crisis, Saint Louis University researchers are on a mission to find a non-narcotic off-switch for pain.

Released:
9-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: When a Tree Falls in St. Louis, Will the Power Go Out?

Article ID: 712442

When a Tree Falls in St. Louis, Will the Power Go Out?

Saint Louis University Medical Center

Saint Louis University researchers paired satellite imaging data with machine learning techniques to map local tree species and health.

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6-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT

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