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New drug for cancers caused by viruses

A new paper is the first to report that specialized fat (lipid) molecules, called sphingolipids, play a key role in the survival of aggressive...

LSUHSC research shows emotional stress can change brain function

New Orleans, LA -- Research conducted by Iaroslav Savtchouk, a graduate student, and S. June Liu, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has shown that a single exposure to acute stress affec...

LSUHSC reports first successful salivary stone removal with robotics

New Orleans, LA -- Dr. Rohan Walvekar, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Clinical Research and the Salivary Endoscopy Service at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has reported the first use of a surgica...

LSUHSC study IDs proteins regulating water retention in salt-sensitive hypertension

New Orleans, LA -- Research conducted by scientists at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans has found that two proteins in the brain act as valves to turn the hormone that regulates water retention in the body on and off. Their findings may lead ...

LSUHSC pediatric weight expert provides obesity trinity answers

New Orleans, LA -- In a first person paper published in the August 27, 2010 issue of Childhood Obesity, Dr. Melinda Sothern, Director of Health Promotion and Professor of Public Health at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, provides three ways...

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