EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Two Michigan State University researchers are studying whether a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and possible effects on breast cancer risk.
The East Lansing school on Friday announced a five-year, nearly $4.2 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: From Mackinac to Motor Bella, Major Events Return
Richard Schwartz, a microbiology and molecular genetics professor and associate dean in the College of Natural Science, is doing the study with Sandra Haslam, a professor of physiology in the College of Human Medicine. They’re looking at the ingredient BP-3.READ MORE: Rolling Stone Magazine Named ‘Respect’ #1 Song Of All Time
In a related effort, Kami Silk, a communications professor and associate dean in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, plans to look at ways to develop effective health messaging to younger audiences based on the Michigan State research.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
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