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Widely Used Food Additive Promotes Colitis, Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome, Research Shows

ATLANTA—Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can alter the gut microbiota composition and localization to induce intestinal inflammation that promotes the development of inflammatory bowel disease and metabolic syndrome, new research shows.

The research, published Feb. 25 in Nature, was led by Georgia State University more »

Georgia State Researchers Set Record For Funding With 30 Percent Increase Over Last Year

Posted On February 13, 2015
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ATLANTA—Researchers at Georgia State University have achieved a record level of funding–$53 million–in the first two quarters of fiscal year 2015, a 30 percent increase over last year’s $39.9 million awarded in the same period.

This funding represents a 50 percent increase in research funding over 2011.

“We have done very well over the first… more »

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 »

 
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