Can't judge food by its label
Advanced kidney disease patients have a list of foods they know to avoid because they naturally contain a high level of the mineral phosphorus, which is difficult for their compromised kidneys to expel. But researchers from ...
Orthodontic researchers ask: Where's your retainer?
Have you been wearing your retainer? It's a question countless parents ask of their children post-braces. Now Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers are getting serious about the question.
Economics professor embarks on auto industry study
The recent recession and global competition has taken a toll on the U.S. auto industry. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management have begun a study of the nation's ...
S-DLE Center to boost durability, lifetime of solar power plants
Case Western Reserve University and industry are teaming up to dramatically improve the productive lifetime of solar energy technologies, energy-efficient lighting, roofing, building exteriors and more.
CWRU law professor eyes prize-based incentives to generate climate innovation
Could a multi-million dollar prize spur the next big innovation in sustainable climate technology?
Researcher sends message to postmenopausal women: 'Increase yearly dental checkups'
Postmenopausal women have a new health message to hear. Two annual dental checkups aren't enough. Older women need more, according to research findings from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine ...
Research shows regenerative benefit of MultiStem after spinal cord injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Athersys, Inc. announced a joint scientific study on spinal cord injury will be published today in the January issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study, by lea ...
Helping others helps alcoholics stay on the road to recovery, study shows
Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and stay sober, a researcher from Case Western Reserve ...
Dealing with the unexpected
To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.
Testing lifestyle changes to improve health for people with HIV infections
Between the demands of work, family and friends, many women find health takes a back seat. Women with HIV are no exception.
Building custom materials using nature's prized secrets
The tip of a squid's beak is harder than most metals but the end closest to the animal's mouth is a fleshy 100 times softer.
Researchers uncover recipe for controlling carbon nanotubes
(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon nanotubes hold promise for delivering medicine directly to a tumor; acting as sensors so keen they detect the arrival or departure of a single electron; replacing costly platinum in ...
Mimicking fish and tailoring radar to warn of bridge peril
Floods cut down more bridges than fire, wind, earthquakes, deterioration, overloads and collisions combined, costing lives and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.
Dentists could soon have an additional tool to help ward off tooth decay
Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine are testing a resin polymer designed to infiltrate tooth enamel to seal and stop the spread of tooth decay.