medicine

Duquesne to add school of osteopathic medicine

Duquesne to add school of osteopathic medicine

By Gabriella DiPietro | Features Editor Duquesne’s campus seems to be ever-changing and evolving — a trend that will continue as the university adds a medical college to the mix. The university announced that it will be launching a College of Osteopathic Medicine, which will be the second medical school in Pittsburgh and the first […]

Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

02/14/2019 By Duke Staff In the age of widespread disinformation and “fake news,” few unenlightened conspiracy theories have been stranger than the rhetoric from the league of “anti-vaxxer” parents on Facebook. Derived from a 1998 study that has since been disproven, “anti-vaxxers” are a group of people who refuse to vaccinate their children for fear […]

Duquesne professor develops nanomedicine

Duquesne professor develops nanomedicine

Gabriella DiPietro | Asst. News Editor 04/12/2018 With the opioid epidemic still on the rise, researchers are trying to develop more effective, alternative treatments for pain management — and a Duquesne professor has managed to do just that. Jelena Janjic, Ph.D., founder and co-director of Duquesne’s Chronic Pain Research Consortium and associate professor of pharmaceutics, […]

Brother of long-time DU employee seeks life-saving transplant

Brother of long-time DU employee seeks life-saving transplant

Raymond Arke | News Editor 03/15/18 Everyone is taught to share many as early as preschool. For one man with a Duquesne connection, a person willing to share a kidney could save his life. Bryan McNalley is the brother of Joan Thompson, the longtime administrative assistant for Duquesne’s Philosophy Department. She said that it will […]

Tips and tricks to prevent the autumn plague

Tips and tricks to prevent the autumn plague

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 09/21/17 As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, it once again becomes that time of the year where everyone in your lecture is coughing or sneezing or sniffling. In these tough times, many of us take to the internet to figure out how to prevent the […]

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]