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Back to School is Risky Time for Asthma Attacks & Peak Time at Hospitals for Children with Asthma

Tragedies are preventable during this back-to-school season.
Having an asthma plan and routine can manage even the most severe asthma cases.

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New Imaging “Blinks” So You Don’t Miss Proteins Causing Alzheimers & Other Age-Related Diseases

Engineers developed a new imaging technique using temporary fluorescence, causing the amyloids to flash, or “blink.”

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Saint Louis University Hospital is First in Region to Offer Flexible Robotic Surgery System

Surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital operate with a fully flexible robotic arm, controlling the instruments with a joystick-like device and foot pedal.

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Healthy Back-to-School Breakfast Options to Help Fuel Your Child’s Education

University of Missouri Health Care experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The right foods can help students stay full and focused.

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St. Louis Entrepreneur’s Scientifically Backed ‘Vision’ for a Golf Ball is Now Part of PGA Play

St. Louis entrepreneur’s Triple Track technology is now a feature on the Callaway ERC Soft balls, ranked among the best golf balls in 2019.

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Depressed Patients See Quality of Life Improve with Implanted Nerve Stimulation Device

Nerve stimulation patient Nick Fournie and his wife describe Nick’s transformation as a miracle.

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Why Sharks Evolved Aircraft-Like Attributes of Airplanes or Blimps

A Saint Louis University shark expert helped discover two evolutionary paths for sharks that explain why sharks are shaped like aircraft.

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Fear Sharks? SLU Researcher Dives In to Discover Why Sharks Don’t Like Freshwater

A Saint Louis University shark expert explains why the overwhelming majority of sharks don’t like freshwater.

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Father of Modern Plastic’s Great-Grandson Explores His Cultural Impact

The feature-length documentary, “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic”, premiers Sat. August 3 at 7 pm on HEC and gives a unique insight into plastic products of convenience as it celebrates the Father of Modern Plastic – chemist Leo H. Baekeland – and his work.

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Taking the Virus Out of the Bite! Mosquito-Borne Diseases are Tracked in the Insect’s Body

With the help of state-of-the-art technology, MU researchers can see how a virus moves within a mosquito’s body, which could lead to disease prevention.

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Blue Ribbon Panel on Hyperloop in Missouri Hopes to Accelerate Support on Capitol Hill

Representatives from Missouri’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Hyperloop zoom into Capitol Hill.

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‘Antibacterial’ Chemical in Consumer Products Causes More Harm by Making Bacteria Stronger

Experts at Washington University in St. Louis say antibacterial soaps have no added benefit and could be causing more harm than good.

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Research to Improve Survival for Patients with a Deadly Brain Tumor & Role of Sex Differences

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identify a reason why more men get a deadly brain tumor than women.

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Corpse Flower To Bloom at Missouri Botanical Garden

The Corpse Flower is one of the Missouri Botanical Garden’s most popular plants, and it’s going to bloom any day now!

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NMN Transporter Discovered: New Cellular Fuel Delivery Route for Anti-Aging & Disease Treatments

Mystery solved! NMN transporter is discovered in aging and longevity research that could one day benefit anti-aging efforts and treatment of diseases.

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New Breakthroughs In Lighting Up Cancer Cells To Find And Destroy Cancer

New research successfully uses light as a precision weapon against cancer by creating an army of light-triggered nanoparticles to lead the attack.

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Solving The HIV Problem In St. Louis

The HIV Medical Home includes a pharmacy, health care clinic, food pantry, social services department, and dental care facilities in one convenient location.

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Digital Age Leads to Majority of Women Receiving Breast Cancer Diagnosis Over the Phone

The digital age is changing the way doctors break bad news to patients, prompting new training methods for physicians.

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Anti-Aging Compound in Human Clinical Trial: Will Boosting NMN Slow Aging?

Researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is conducting a human clinical trial investigating the effects of anti-aging “nutraceutical.”

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Human Tumor Atlas Network: Constructing 3D Maps of Tumors Could Advance Cancer Treatments

The Human Tumor Atlas Network allows researchers to study the progression of cancers in hopes of developing better treatment options.

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Climb High With The Monkeys At The Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo has debuted its plans for the creation of Primate Canopy Trails, an $11.5 million, 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion of the Primate House.

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If you feel like there’s more mosquitos recently, you’re right

Researchers say winter’s cold weather won’t impact this season’s Asian Tiger mosquito population. The breed has evolved to where it can resist cold and more.

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Move More, Sit Less – Majority of Americans Failed Federal Guidelines for Physical Activity

Even just two minutes of activity counts toward the goal of ‘active minutes’.

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3D Printing a Spine at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Sasha Betz, a 10-year-old patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, was able to hold a 3D model of her spine, thanks to St. Louis’ 3D Medical Printing Center.

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Scientists Identify Enzyme Responsible For Helping Cancer to Spread Through Body

The nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer revealed that the MT1-MMP enzyme ‘sits’ on top of a tumor cell playing a significant role.

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Remembering McDonnell Aircraft, NASA Pioneer Robert “Bob” Schepp

Bob Schepp helped make history as part of the Checkout Trailer crew for America’s first manned space flight on May 5, 1961.

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Monkey DNA Analysis May Solve Mysteries to Help Colobus Monkeys at U.S. Zoos & in the Wild

In the ‘80s, a group of colobus monkeys were brought to U.S. zoos from East Africa. But what is the true origin of the captive species?

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St. Louis Tech Startup Shows Consumers How to Pay Off Debts When Spending Money

The SpenDebt platform allows users to automatically make micro-payments to an assigned debt account each time they spend money from their bank account.

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St. Louis Cardinals Unveiled New State-of-the-Art Lighting System at Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals are lighting it up in 2019! State-of-the-art LED lighting technology at Busch Stadium will give fans a new visual experience,

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St. Louis Urologist Launches Tech Startup to Revolutionize Patient Consultations

St. Louis urologist, Abraham Hawatmeh, M.D., set out to revolutionize doctor-patient consultations by launching a new patient education platform.

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Nerve Transfer Surgery is Helping Children with Paralyzing Disease

Nerve transfer surgery may help restore some function in children with acute flaccid myelitis.

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Biotechnology Attacks Mosquitos

Pluton Biosciences of St. Louis says it has discovered a way to identify and use microbes to kill mosquitos. It’s a natural enemy replacing chemicals.

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New MRI Technique for Faster and Easier Cardiac MRI’s With Freedom to Breathe

The University of Missouri Heart Speed team is improving MRI technique for faster MRI’s so that patients can breathe!

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St. Louis-Based SwipeSum Technology Offers Savings on Credit Card Processing Fees

SwipeSum claims its service helps small businesses save $300 to $3,000 a month on credit card processing fees.

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Equine Smartbit is a High-Tech Horse Bit for Equine Wellness & Professional Horse Performance

The Equine Smartbit is designed to improve training of professional horses and help overall horse wellness.

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Urban Forestry Software Used for UMSL Tree Inventory & Analysis of Campus Trees

According to tree inventory software, eco benefits of campus trees for UMSL amount to $141,781.10 per year.

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Early Bone Maturity Sets a New Normal for Child Growth

Researchers at the University of Missouri proved that children are growing earlier, reaching their full height sooner than children two generations ago.

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St. Louis Archdiocese’s Rural Parish Clinic Offers Free Healthcare to the Uninsured

The St. Louis Archdiocese has established a mobile medical unit to provide comprehensive healthcare to people in some of the poorest counties in the country.

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Obe Creates Smart Dog Bowl for Pet Wellness and Obesity Prevention

Obe, a St. Louis-based startup, created a smart dog bowl designed to help pets live longer, healthier lives.

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Arctic Wolf Spider’s Changing Diet May Help Keep Arctic Cool & Lessen Some Impacts of Global Warming

Arctic wolf spiders could potentially buffer some of the effects of climate change by helping to ‘keep it cool’.

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