Researchers Discover Five Genetic Variants Influencing The Size Of Human Brain Structures

Posted On January 23, 2015
Categories Campus News, Discovery

ATLANTA—Five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain have been discovered by an international team that included a Georgia State University researcher.

Their findings were reported this week in the journal Nature.

In the study led by Drs. Sarah Medland, Margie Wright, Nick Martin and Paul Thompson of the QIMR… more »

Georgia State Researchers Find New Way To Suppress Inflammation Without Steroids’ Harmful Side Effects

ATLANTA—A new “trick” steroids use to suppress inflammation, which could be used to make new anti-inflammatory drugs without the harmful side effects of steroids, has been discovered by researchers at Georgia State University.

Their findings have been published in the journal Nature Communications.

Glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormones, are among the most commonly used… more »

What Was The “Paleo Diet”? Researchers Suggest There Was More Than One Way To Feed A Caveman

Posted On December 16, 2014
Categories Campus News, Discovery Tags

ATLANTA—The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great freedom because those ancestral diets likely differed substantially over time and space, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University.

Their… more »

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