Case Western Reserve University

Synthetic Platelets Cut Clotting Time

Every second counts when treating a traumatic injury. While our bodies are built to quickly stem bleeding from everyday nicks and cuts, major trauma -- whether sustained on the battlefield or in a car accident ...

Apr 01, 2010
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Some Ohio butterflies threatened by rising temperatures

The combined heat from climate change and urbanization is likely to reduce the number of eastern swallowtails and other native butterflies in Ohio and promote the spread of invasive relatives, a new study led by a Case Western ...

May 01, 2014
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New sporadic prion protein disease identified

A new sporadic prion protein disease has been discovered. Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy (VPSPr), as it has been named, is the second type of complete sporadic disease to be identified since Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease ...

Aug 13, 2010
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Are periodontal disease and prostatitis linked?

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center report initial results from a small sample that inflammation from gum disease and prostate problems just ...

Apr 26, 2010
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