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WSU Research Shows Husband’s Work Worries Affect Wife’s Hormones

With its many pressures, the workplace can be a stress hub. Studies have shown that work stress can creep into everyday family life and negatively impact the mood at home, and the high unemployment rate is causing increased feelings of stress and worry among the employed. But what exactly happens when workplace stress diffuses at home?


New Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnosis From Wayne State

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is an irreversible disorder in children that affects the learning centers of the brain and results in lifetime cognitive and behavioral impairment.


Wayne State Prof Has New Target For Heart Disease Treatment

Mutations that are detrimental to the heart when occurring alone restore heart health and lower incidence of heart disease and heart failure when occurring together, a new study by a Wayne State University researcher finds. […]


Wayne State Prof May Have Ended Mystery Of 'Nanoconfined' Water

Identifying water’s behavior when confined at the molecular level has been, in the field of nanofluidics, a source of controversy — one that a Wayne State University researcher and his colleagues may have put to […]


Wayne State Prof Gets $3.4M From NIH For Fibromyalgia Research

A Wayne State University researcher is investigating whether therapy that focuses on education, symptom management or confronting avoided emotional experiences is the best approach for fibromyalgia, a common and disabling pain condition. Mark A. Lumley, […]


Biodiesel Firm NextCat Gets Pre-Seed Capital

Detroit-based NextCat Inc. said Tuesday that it had received $250,000 from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund. NextCat is commercializing biodiesel catalyst technology developed at the National Biofuels Energy Lab at Wayne State University that will […]


Wayne State Profs Show Home Field Advantage At Stem Cell Summit

Detroit’s Wayne State University will showcase its novel Great Lakes Stem Cell Commercialization Center before an audience of more than 1,200 of the world’s most influential stem cell stakeholders in science, business, policy, law, ethics […]


Wayne State Study: Combination Of Routine Tests Predicts Cognitive Decline

The combined results of a genetic blood test and a five-minute functional magnetic resonance imaging test successfully classified more than three-quarters of healthy older adults, many of whom were destined to develop cognitive decline within […]


Wayne State Prof's ADHD Study Begins Testing Phase

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects 4.5 million children ages 3 to 17 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disorder is associated with difficulty focusing and hyperactivity, and […]