Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
(Medical Xpress) -- Pediatricians often treat young children who have frequent bouts of wheezing with a daily dose of an inhaled steroid to keep asthma symptoms at bay. But results of a recent study are likely to change that.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An operation for preventing repeat strokes in high-risk patients has failed in a multi-institutional clinical trial, scientists report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- To keep the skeleton strong as the body ages, bones go through a process akin to urban renewal: Old structures are torn down and new ones built in their place.
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists exploring a potential cure for diabetes have shown that transplanting insulin-producing cells from embryonic pigs into diabetic monkeys can dramatically lower blood sugar levels, ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Some people think its cool to give themselves cat eyes, wolf eyes or really bloodshot eyes for Halloween. Thats possible with decorative contact lenses, ...
Health Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Fourteen states now mandate partial or comprehensive health insurance coverage of fertility treatment. These mandates have resulted in more women using assisted reproductive technologies (ART).
Health Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.
Neuroscience Oct 14, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for an end to routine PSA testing for healthy men age 50 and older goes too far, says a prostate cancer expert at the Siteman Cancer ...
Cancer Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of nutrition researchers and urologic surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Siteman Cancer Center is conducting two studies to investigate a potential link between ...
Cancer Oct 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the first genetic variant associated with severity of coronary artery disease in patients with type ...
Cardiology Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research shows that the likelihood of a medical school graduate becoming board certified is linked to age at graduation, race and ethnicity, and level of debt.
Other Sep 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- One of the most promising markers of Alzheimers disease, previously thought only to be inside nerve cells, now appears to be normally released from nerve cells throughout life, according ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The estimates of the population without health insurance in the United States remained unchanged in 2010, as compared to 2009, reflecting the counteracting effects of not only the sluggish economic recovery but also the preliminary ...
Health Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Falls and balance problems may be early indicators of Alzheimers disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report July 17, 2011, at the Alzheimers Association International ...
Medical research Jul 18, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Bariatric surgery is not only cost-effective for treating people who are severely obese, but also for those who are mildly obese, according to a new study from Washington University School ...
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