Case Western Reserve University was formed in 1967 with the merger of Case Institute of Technology (1880) and Western Reserve University (1826). Case Western Reserve University is a high-caliber private university located in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The current undergraduate and graduate schools have a total of less than 10,000 students. Noteworthy achievements include the medical school for patient care and research, the Biomedical Engineering Department, the Case School of Engineering, and is credited with developing the first artificial human chromosomes among its discoveries.
Bed rest recommendations for moms-to-be not always best
For moms-to-be facing complicated pregnancies, a prescription to get some rest might be just what the doctor orderedbut it might not be the healthiest practice for pregnant women and their babies.
Call for truth in trans fats labeling by the FDA
Did you know that when you pick up a product promoted as trans fat free, you may still be ingesting a significant amount of this potentially harmful substance? An article by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine ...
Time ripe to move energy storage idea off drawing board
Need has caught up with Gerhard Welsch's ideas. Welsch, a professor of materials science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University, began patenting designs for a small, light, powerful and reliable capacitor in 2000.
Doctors give different levels of pain meds for different people: study
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you should find yourself running from the police, watch your step. If you fall and break an ankle, chances are youll receive less pain medication when they take you to the ER for treatment.
Discovering water's role within a protein
A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University has identified a way to probe water molecules deep inside proteins, exposing a communication network mobilized when proteins are turned "on."
New software eases analysis of insect in motion
Cockroaches can skitter through a crowded under-the-sink cabinet, eluding capture or worse, making the insects a model for rescue robots that would creep through the debris of disaster in search of survivors.
Effort to mass-produce flexible nanoscale electronics
Case Western Reserve University researchers have won a $1.2 million grant to develop technology for mass-producing flexible electronic devices at a whole new level of small.
CWRU nurse researcher finds prescribed bed rest has down side for pregnant women
Despite lack of evidence about bed rest's effectiveness, doctors annually prescribe it for roughly 1 million pregnant women to delay preterm births.
Communication study reveals complexities of family decision-making
While a much hailed communication intervention works for families making decisions for chronically-ill loved ones in medical intensive care units, Case Western Reserve University researchers found the intervention was less ...
Researcher discovers new 'anti-pathogenic' drugs to treat MRSA
Menachem Shoham, PhD, associate professor and researcher in the department of biochemistry at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has identified new anti-pathogenic drugs that, without killing the bacteria, ...