University of Missouri receives $8.6 million grant for new biomedical research center

IMAGE: Randy Prather and Kevin Wells are co-lead researchers on the $8.6 million NIH grant. view more  Credit: University of Missouri Today, the University of Missouri announced that researchers in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources have received an $8.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new national research…

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Study examines association of naloxone coprescription laws on naloxone Rx dispensing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2019) – In a new study published in JAMA Network Open, University of Kentucky researchers, in collaboration with researchers from Ferris State University, examined whether legal mandates on naloxone coprescription in certain states increased naloxone dispensing. Recently, a Federal Drug Administration panel and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services…

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UMN researcher studies hip fracture probability on women in late life

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- June 27, 2019 – New University of Minnesota Medical School research evaluates the impact of multimorbidity on the probability of hip fractures. In an article recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, lead author Kristine Ensrud, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, examines the impact of disease definition, comorbidity…

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Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship

VIDEO: Researchers have found that a sea slug that acquires defensive chemicals from eating algae has a surprising twist. The toxic chemicals, kahalalides, are actually made by bacteria that live inside… view more  Delicate yet voracious, the sea slug Elysia rufescens grazes cow-like on bright green tufts of algae, rooting around to find the choicest bits.…

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