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Environment-Genetics Combo LInked To Early Antisocial Behavior: Wayne State Study

Both nature and nurture appear to be significant factors in early antisocial behaviors of adopted children, a Wayne State University researcher believes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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WSU Researcher’s Work Could Result In Shorter, Sharper MRI Scans, Earlier Diagnoses

Diagnoses of cancer, heart disease, stroke and rheumatoid arthritis could happen faster with technology being developed by a Wayne State University researcher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

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Wayne State Neurologist Reports New Finding In Brains Of Patients With Heart Failure

Researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine have shown that reduced blood flow from the heart leads to loss of gray matter in the brain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2012

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WSU Researcher’s Discovery Helps Disabled Choose Better Wheelchairs

A Wayne State University researcher has introduced computer technology that makes it easier for people who need wheelchairs to select one that best suits their needs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

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Wayne State: Genes, Vascular Risk Modify Effects Of Aging On Brain, Cognition

Efforts to understand how the aging process affects the brain and cognition have expanded at Wayne State University beyond simply comparing younger and older adults.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

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WSU Study: Gender-Specific Brain Activity, Math Anxiety Affect Consumer Habits

While many people are scrambling to wrap up their holiday shopping, research out of Wayne State shows that women and men are distinctively different when making purchase decisions, even at a preconscious level.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

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Wayne State Prof Gets $1.39M To Study Cell Division, Advancing Cancer Fight

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Lori A. Pile, assistant professor of molecular cell biology in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, $1.39 million to research cellular division and growth. The study is intended to support the development of cancer treatments currently undergoing clinical trials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011

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WSU Prof Examines Benefits Of Online Learning In Canada

The Keeywaytinook tribe in northern Ontario, Canada, couldn’t afford a high school, and its youth, some as young as 13 years old, had no option but to live in unfamiliar communities to attend school. But […]



DMC, Wayne State Report Breakthrough in Preventing Premature Birth

A groundbreaking clinical study hosted at Detroit’s Hutzel Women’s Hospital shows that the rate of premature delivery in women — less than 33 weeks’ gestation — can be reduced by 45 percent simply by treating pregnant women at risk with a low-cost “gel” of natural progesterone during the midtrimester of pregnancy until term.



Wayne State Study: Younger Stroke Victims Benefit From Early MRIs, Ambulance Ride

The American Stroke Association reports that stroke is the third leading cause of death and one of the top causes of disability in the United States. But, young adults showing signs of suffering a stroke are sometimes being misdiagnosed in hospital emergency rooms, preventing them from receiving early effective treatment that can prevent serious damage.