States should increase regulation of dietary supplements, Temple study finds
Type: News Story
State governments need to increase their regulation of dietary supplements to protect consumers. That's the finding from a new study by Temple researchers on the effectiveness and federal oversight of supplements that are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building.
September 24, 2014
Temple’s Center for Asian Health hosts Chinese and U.S. public health officials
Type: News Story
Public health officials from China and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention visited Temple’s Center for Asian Health to learn about the center’s initiative to reduce sodium in food from Philadelphia’s Chinese takeout eateries.
September 22, 2014
Study shows that pain and itch may be signs of skin cancer
Type: News Story
According to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, director of the Temple Itch Center, asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous.
August 14, 2014
Study to investigate whether ibuprofen can reverse the effects of emphysema
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital is participating in a nationwide, phase II clinical trial testing the possibility that ibuprofen can reverse the effects of emphysema.
July 17, 2014
NIH grant to explore new possibilities in heart failure treatment
Type: News Story
Thanks to an $11.5 million grant, scientists in Temple University's School of Medicine will focus on key molecular mechanisms in heart failure, which could lead to the development of new heart therapies.
June 18, 2014
Geologist helps find and protect endangered sea turtle nest
Type: News Story
While at a state park off of the Gulf Coast of Florida to study the development of the shoreline, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Ilya Buynevich used georadar to assist in locating and protecting the nest of an endangered green sea turtle.
June 25, 2014
A drumroll please: Top 10 tips for better student research
Type: News Story
Temple librarians Krystal Lewis, Thomas Heverin, Susan LaValley and Rick Lezenby created 10 ways to improve student research, a guide for faculty based on findings from a national study of college students’ research skills, behaviors and challenges in the digital age.
September 30, 2011
Students win prestigious Fulbright grants to teach, study, do research abroad
Type: News Story
Six Temple students won fellowships from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and are conducting research or teaching English in Spain, Germany, South Korea and other international locations.
September 1, 2011