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Environment, neighborhood characteristics affect people’s longevity, researchers say

Walkability is correlated to a person’s likelihood of living to 100 years old, according to a study conducted by WSU researchers.
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 30, 2020

Factors such as neighborhood walkability and socioeconomic status are correlated to a person’s likelihood of living to 100 years old, according to a study conducted by WSU researchers.  It is more...

Technology to lower inflammation, may help COVID-19 patients

WSU professor Santanu Bose discovered the A9 protein. He said blocking some of the protein's function may stop over-inflammation of the lungs and help patients suffering from pneumonia caused by COVID-19.
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter May 25, 2020

WSU professor Santanu Bose has discovered a protein that, when some of its function is reduced, may help stop patients who are dying from pneumonia caused by COVID-19. The A9 protein causes inflammation....

Vulnerability index examines factors contributing to COVID-19

Researchers at WSU's CHaSE Lab created an interactive map that shows what areas of Washington are most vulnerable to COVID-19.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2020

WSU researchers at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane developed a vulnerability index that shows which areas in Washington state are particularly at risk for COVID-19. Pablo Monsivais,...

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