Treating gum disease reduces prostate symptoms, CWRU researchers find

Treating gum disease reduced symptoms of prostate inflammation, called prostatitis, report researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Departments of Urology and Pathology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Previous

Two students selected as Fulbright Scholars for 2015-16

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Two Case Western Reserve University students will spend the next year abroad as recipients of Fulbright Scholarships. Michael Bane, a fifth-year PhD candidate in music, is the third Fulbright Scholar from the music department

CWRU researchers look at sibling relationships and maternal warmth to help abused children

Megan Holmes

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have begun studying 1,700 children from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) database to understand how mothers and siblings can protect abused children who have

Education level, dental habits of low-income parents linked to their children’s oral health

Researchers hope to improve dental health by changing caregiver behavior Studies have long associated low-income areas with poor oral health. But dental researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University of Washington sensed that other

Malaria-detection device developed by CWRU researchers selected for federal Patents for Humanity award

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Only university awarded in national competition While the industrialized world has been free of malaria for 50 years, the disease remains a major humanitarian issue that affects the health and quality of life of impoverished

High school researcher working in engineering lab awarded Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Anthony Price working in the lab

Anthony Price, a high school student who works in Professor Rigoberto Advincula’s research lab, recently was awarded a 2015 Princeton Prize in Race Relations. This prestigious award carries a $1,000 prize for particularly noteworthy

Breakthrough provides new hope for more effective treatments for patients with HER2+ breast cancer

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Scientists identify key genes and molecules that spur aggressive activity Ahmad M. Khalil knew the odds were against him—as in thousands upon thousands to one. Yet he and his team never wavered from their quest to

New CWRU study will analyze link between neighborhoods and cancer screenings

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Can neighborhood factors influence whether older residents have access to cancer screening information and testing? Gillian Marshall, assistant professor of social work at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied

Housework keeps older adults more physically, emotionally fit, according to new study

Kathy D. Wright

Older adults who keep a clean and orderly home—because of the exercise it takes to get the job done—tend to feel emotionally and physically better after tackling house chores, according to new findings by

PEER Training Program seeks faculty partners

Faculty partner recruitment for the third cohort of the Partners in Education, Evaluation and Research (PEER) training program begins today (Friday, May 1). The program was developed jointly by the Case Western Reserve University