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Susan Bulkeley Butler Award presented at International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium

November 3, 2017

The Susan Bulkeley Butler Leadership Excellence Award was presented to the president of Uruguay and an oncologist at Indiana University during the International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium, co-organized by the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research in partnership with the International Breast Cancer and Nutrition collaboration, in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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The Power of iGIANT Roundtable Scholars (iRS)

November 2, 2017

On October 5, 2017, the iGIANT Roundtable Scholars (iRS) program launched at Purdue University.

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Move over, Mario: Purdue researchers use Wii games to help Parkinson’s patients

September 26, 2017

A pair of Purdue University professors are using the popular Nintendo Wii gaming system to help people with Parkinson’s disease. Jessica Huber and Jeff Haddad from the College of Health and Human Sciences are studying how playing specially created games can improve a patient’s movement, speech and overall quality of life

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Dr. Judith Monroe, CDC Foundation leader, to speak at Purdue Oct. 4

September 20, 2017

The Women’s Health Symposium organized by the Women’s Global Health Institute at Purdue will feature a community lecture given by Dr. Judith Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation.

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Purdue researchers create device to identify risks for breast cancer

September 11, 2017

Researchers at Purdue University are creating a device that they hope will help identify risk factors that cause breast cancer. The device, known as risk-on-a-chip, is a small plastic case with several thin layers and an opening for a piece of paper where researchers can place a portion of tissue. This tiny environment produces risk factors for cancer and mimics what happens in a living organism.

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WGHI New Online Course: Bone Mass Through the Lifecycle

September 16, 2016

A comprehensive online course covering critical factors affecting bone mass through lifecycle, including peak bone mass development in adolescence, women's reproductive choices on adult bone, menopause and aging of bone genetics and clinical management of bone diseases, and public policy on bone health.

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Soluble corn fiber can help young women build bone, and older women preserve bone

August 31, 2016

Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman's life, adolescence and post-menopause, can help build and retain calcium in bone, according to new research from the WGHI director, Connie Weaver

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Are the US Dietary Guidelines on Milk Racist?

August 8, 2016

The government recommends everyone drink three cups of milk a day, but a new study suggests African Americans might not need any.

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Connie Weaver receives $8.8 million to study adolescent nutrition

June 30, 2016

Connie Weaver, the Director of the Women's Global Health Institute, received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study dietary recommendations and curbing sodium intake for young teenagers.

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IBCN Symposium is Open for Registration and Abstract Submission

March 17, 2016

The International Breast Cancer Prevention symposium is now accepting registration as well as abstract submission for poster and oral presentations! Students and postdoctoral trainees are encouraged to compete for the Catherine Peachey Award and Oral Presentation.

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