School of Life Sciences News
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Current Life Sciences News
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
New UNLV study shows promise for role of a high-carb, low-protein, and low-fat diet in fighting off C. diff infections.
Addison Guida is determined to provide the same level of commitment to her future patients as she received from her own doctors.
UNLV School of Medicine's residency/fellowship programs helping to expand specialty care in Nevada.
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.
Life Sciences In The News
The coronavirus has changed the way society functions, and in turn, many people are spending a lot of time at home. By doing so, they're both staying away from people who might have unwanted germs and are keeping themselves from spreading unwanted germs.
But disinfecting chips or even using disposable chips can only go so far since so many people touch them daily or even hourly.
Clay Dubois, the owner of Elite Chip Care, used to get one, maybe two inquiries from casino companies in a week.
Want to lose some weight? Opt for low carb and high protein diet! This is the go-to suggestion every second person advises. But did you know this may lead to alleviation of hospital-acquired infections? A recent study says so.
Diet low in carbohydrates, high in fat and protein can be good for the waistline, but new study shows that just the opposite may help to reduce the hospital-acquired infection caused by Clostridioides difficile. The study appears in mSystems, an open access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
In contrast with the popular opinion that low carb and high protein diets help in maintaining the waistline, a new study suggests that the same may lead to alleviation of hospital-acquired infections. The study surrounding the hospital-acquired infection Clostridioides difficile was published in the journal mSystems.