Pennsylvania State University

Reactions to everyday stressors predict future health

(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Warning: After Hurricane Sandy, food-safety a concern

After Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast, people and businesses face the daunting task of recovery. One of the biggest questions they confront is what to do with food, according to a food safety expert ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Gene required for nerve regeneration identified

A gene that is associated with regeneration of injured nerve cells has been identified by scientists at Penn State University and Duke University. The team, led by Melissa Rolls, an assistant professor of ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Individual gene differences can be tested in zebrafish

The zebrafish is a potential tool for testing one class of unique individual genetic differences found in humans, and may yield information helpful for the emerging field of personalized medicine, according to a team led ...

Oct 25, 2012
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