Health

Trailblazers: Clearing a Path to Better Health in Swaziland

Posted: July 31, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Nursing professor R. Kevin Mallinson worked with grad student Shannon Turner in a Swaziland hospital to help lay the groundwork for a tuberculosis infection control policy.

An Outside Chance of Winning: Mason Enters Recreation Contest

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 10:11 pm

The university is one of 10 colleges nationwide competing to see whose students can spend the most time participating in outdoor sports and activities.

Dyes Used to Paint New Picture of Disease

Posted: July 22, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Mason researchers have uncovered a way to determine where proteins touch one other, a discovery that could lead to novel treatments for devastating illnesses.

Mason’s Wellness Initiatives Heat Up with Summer Smooth

Posted: July 22, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 21, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Learning opportunities, freebies, discounts, fitness tips and de-stressing activities are offered this summer through Mason’s wellness and well-being initiatives.

Shipwrecks under a Microscope: Researchers Examine Microbial Effects of Oil Spill

Posted: July 21, 2014 at 10:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Professor Leila Hamdan is studying shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico to understand the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on microbial life.

Not Just a Gut Feeling: Study Connects Digestion and Overall Health

Posted: July 16, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Mason researcher Cara Frankenfeld has examined how reactions between compounds and bacteria in the intestinal tract could lead to discoveries for preventing various health problems.

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