Health

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 15, 2014 at 8:52 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.

Orientation Event Gives Freshmen a
Sporting Chance

Posted: July 11, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 11, 2014 at 7:21 am

The “Rockin the RAC” orientation event introduces incoming students to campus athletic opportunities.

Mason Students Cope with Stress by Embracing Yoga

Posted: July 8, 2014 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: July 9, 2014 at 8:01 am

New Century College professor Marjorie “Marja” Calhoun is working with other instructors in helping students maintain healthful bodies and minds by studying and practicing yoga.

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