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Feed the need: Toddlers’ nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt

January 15, 2019

Young children need key nutrients such as iron, calcium, vitamin C and more to grow and be healthy. Sometimes that is a challenge. But one Purdue researcher encourages parents and caregivers to try a variety of options.

Feed the need: Toddlers’ nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt

Targeted delivery: Purdue cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor’s ‘address’

November 15, 2018

Purdue researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right “address” in the body while also easing the painful side effects of chemotherapy on patients.

Targeted delivery: Purdue cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor’s ‘address’

If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you

November 13, 2018

Diet fluctuations lead to a rollercoaster of risk for heart disease and diabetes

If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you

A life-changing trip: Purdue alum working to reduce deaths from AIDS-related infection after visiting Kenya

October 2, 2018

What Purdue University alumnus Alexander Mills saw during his pharmacy student service-learning project in Kenya changed his career path. Now, he is on a journey to reduce the morbidity from Kaposi Sarcoma, one of AIDS’ most debilitating opportunistic infections.

A life-changing trip: Purdue alum working to reduce deaths from AIDS-related infection after visiting Kenya

Purdue professor receives medal for contributions to mass spectrometry

September 21, 2018

Graham Cooks, a professor of analytical chemistry at Purdue University, has been awarded the Aston Medal from the British Mass Spectrometry Society.

Purdue professor receives medal for contributions to mass spectrometry

SPIT and I-EaT Labs Study Taste Perception and Dysphagia

August 28, 2018

Researchers in the nutrition science and food science departments keep a freezer full of boxes of frozen saliva in the basement of Stone Hall. These researchers, professors and students alike, work in Purdue’s Saliva, Perception, Ingestion and Tongues Laboratory (SPIT Lab).

SPIT and I-EaT Labs Study Taste Perception and Dysphagia

New 3D, curved technology provides hope for patients and doctors battling some of the most devastating types of cancer

July 24, 2018

Purdue University researchers have developed a technique they hope will provide valuable information about the growth of certain cancers and the ability of drugs to fight them.

New 3D, curved technology provides hope for patients and doctors battling some of the most devastating types of cancer

Team to study new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease

June 14, 2018

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Purdue University and the University of Bordeaux in France has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease to study a new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease, which was linked to the disease using novel big data methodologies.

Team to study new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease

Whey protein supplements and exercise help women improve body composition, not leading to bulkiness

May 23, 2018

It’s known that men benefit from whey protein supplements and exercise, and for what is believed to be the first time, the same can be said for women, according to a large study review by Purdue University nutrition experts.

Whey protein supplements and exercise help women improve body composition, not leading to bulkiness

PURDUE PROFESSOR CONTRIBUTES TO NEW NATIONAL HEALTH GUIDELINES

March 10, 2018

National physical activity guidelines are being updated and adjusted for 2018, and a Purdue University professor contributed to the latest report.

PURDUE PROFESSOR CONTRIBUTES TO NEW NATIONAL HEALTH GUIDELINES