Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care
For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing health care services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren't equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in MSU's School of Social Work studies the healthcare disparities facing LGBTQ+ patients, and uses her findings to offer providers with opportunities to improve care and outcomes.View story photos
Vitamin D may not help your heart
While previous research has suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a new MSU study has found that taking vitamin D supplements did not reduce that risk.View story photos
Caring for canine cops
MSU's Veterinary Medical Center proudly serves as the number-one choice for the Michigan State Police Canine Unit, one of the largest and busiest canine units in the country. MSU has cared for the unit for more than 50 years.View story photos
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health
For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of Social Science at MSU, is looking to see if healthy marriages and relationships negate this health disparity.View story photos
Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms
Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study from MSU and the University of California, Merced.View story photos
Next phase of MSU’s Grand Rapids research and innovation park moves forward
MSU and Health Innovation Partners, a real estate development joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh Investors and Rockford Construction, have signed a long-term ground lease for the continued development of the Grand Rapids Research Center site.
Got asthma? MSU HealthTeam can help
The late arrival of spring can mean bad news for those with asthma. Prolonged winters often result in plants and flowers blooming all at once, creating a perfect storm of pollen, which triggers the disease.
Research advances public awareness for transgender community
Research from MSU's College of Social Science centers around transforming the human experience, and for Jae Puckett, assistant professor of psychology, that means transforming the way we understand the experiences of the transgender community.
Advancing science for children with epilepsy and movement disorders
Two MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate students are advancing the science behind genetic mutations that cause rare forms of epilepsy and movement disorders.View story photos
Vitamin D could help cancer patients live longer
MSU physicians have found that vitamin D, if taken for at least three years, could help cancer patients live longer.View story photos