Case Western Reserve University

Can't chalk it up to 'baby fat'

Despite recent widespread media attention given to studies that have indicated one-third of American children have a weight problem, a new study shows just one-third of children who are overweight or obese actually receive ...

dateDec 29, 2008 in Health
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Developing blanket protection from wildfires

Case Western Reserve University and NASA researchers are looking for the right material, the right design, the right thickness and the right weight for a new fire-resistant blanket. To protect houses.

dateMar 31, 2010 in Environment
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Genes involved in antibiotic resistance vary within a species

The recent emergence of multidrug resistance (MDR) in Acinetobacter baumannii, a bacteria that causes infections primarily among seriously ill patients in the intensive care unit who may have reduced immune systems, has ra ...

dateDec 16, 2008 in
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Cancer patients become bold advocates once surviviors

Sociologists at Case Western Reserve University found that when passive cancer patients become survivors, they have plenty of bold advice to offer other cancer patients, according to a study in JAGS, the Journal of American Ge ...

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Cancer
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Pushing through brain barriers

Understanding the inner workings of the brain remains one of the last frontiers in all of neurobiology. A Case Western Reserve University engineering professor is developing a miniaturized low-power device to detect how electrical ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Neuroscience
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