Where you live can affect your health
A new MSU study is reinforcing the thought that where you live can affect your health.View story photos
Canine Influenza H3N2 in Michigan
Veterinary hospitals in southeastern Michigan have seen a notable spike in canine influenza cases this summer, with Oakland and Macomb counties seeing the highest numbers of cases. As of August 13, there had been 98 cases reported in Michigan in 2018.
$1.3 million National Institutes of Health grant to advance biological circuits
Michigan State University engineering researchers are working to create synthetic biological devices inside the cells of mammals that will enable new treatments for chronic and uncured diseases.View story photos
Magnetic gene in fish may someday help those with epilepsy, Parkinson’s
An aquarium fish that senses the Earth’s magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how the human brain works and how diseases such as Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders function.View story photosView story videos
William Yakah: Growth spurt
My research investigates how nutrition, especially dietary fatty acids, contribute to growth and cognitive development in children.View story photos
Hope Bauer: Medical training in Ghana
International health was something I wanted to incorporate into my practice as a future physician, so I sought a program with all the key components I was looking for.View story photos
Stress is bad for your body, but how? Studying piglets may shed light
Stress affects most of us to one degree or another, and that even includes animals.
What is Novichok? A neurotoxicologist explains
Novichok, or “newcomer” in Russian, refers not to a single chemical but rather a group of related molecules designed for only one purpose: to kill.
Discovering the gold standard of cancer drugs
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of cisplatin, the highly successful anti-cancer drug. Cisplatin’s use as a cancer treatment was discovered at Michigan State University in 1965.View story photos
Triclosan, often maligned, may have a good side — treating cystic fibrosis
Maybe you’ve had the experience of wading in a stream and struggling to keep your balance on the slick rocks, or forgetting to brush your teeth in the morning and feeling a slimy coating in your mouth. These are examples of bacterial biofilms that are found anywhere a surface is exposed to bacteria in a moist environment.