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  1. Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge DrinkingRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases.


  2. New Molecule Could Fight Oxidative Stress, Lead to Therapies for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Breathing oxygen helps the body create energy for its cells. As a result of the breathing process, reactive molecules called "free radicals" are produced that often cause damage to proteins and genes found in cells.


  3. MU Researcher Develops and Proves Effectiveness of New Drug for Spinal Muscular AtrophyRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - According to recent studies, approximately one out of every 40 individuals in the United States is a carrier of the gene responsible for spinal muscular atrophy , a neurodegenerative disease that causes muscles to weaken over time.


  4. Plants Respond to Leaf Vibrations Caused by Insects' ChewingRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Previous studies have suggested that plant growth can be influenced by sound and that plants respond to wind and touch.


  5. Researchers Use Sensors to Monitor Older Adults' Health, Sync...Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Technological advances have provided medical professionals with many devices and systems to collect and analyze patients' health information, but many of these technologies do not share data with each other.


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