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Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth
June 20, 2019

A WSU research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells.

Leave baby animals to Mother Nature
June 7, 2019

The WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital currently is caring for several juvenile wildlife species that should have been left in the care of Mother Nature.

From Peru with love
May 29, 2019

Washington State University health sciences students are applying what they’ve learned in the classroom to helping impoverished families in Peru live healthier and happier lives.

Getting kids to eat healthier
May 8, 2019

Affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger and run faster’ are more effective at getting kids to make healthy food choices than simply presenting foods repeatedly without conversation.

Opioid use disorder affects women differently than men
April 30, 2019

Celestina Barbosa-Leiker shared early results from an ongoing study investigating how opioid use disorder affects men and women differently at WSU Health Sciences’ Inland Northwest Research Symposium on April 23.