Washington University School of Medicine
Giving antibiotics before cesarean section surgery rather than just after the newborn's umbilical cord is clamped cuts the infection rate at the surgical site in half, according to researchers at Washington University School ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hundreds of mutations exist in leukemia cells at the time of diagnosis, but nearly all occur randomly as a part of normal aging and are not related to cancer, new research shows.
Genetics Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Cardiologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a noninvasive imaging technique that may help determine whether children who have had heart transplants are showing early signs of rejection. ...
Cardiology Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A change in the formula of the frequently abused prescription painkiller OxyContin has many abusers switching to a drug that is potentially more dangerous, according to researchers at Washington University ...
Medications Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have assembled the most detailed chronology to date of the human brain's long, slow slide into full-blown Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Blood flow to the heart often is interrupted during a heart attack or cardiac surgery. But when blood flow resumes, the heart may still falter. That's because collateral damage can occur as blood re-enters ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stem cells that come from a specific part of the developing brain help fuel the growth of brain tumors caused by an inherited condition, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown how an aggressive form of multiple myeloma resists chemotherapy.
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
State laws that limit driving privileges for teens have reduced the incidence of drinking and driving among the nation's youngest licensees, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have identified the primary player of the biochemical bugle call that musters the body's defenders against viral infection.
Medical research Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Studying mice and humans, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and their collaborators in Paris have identified two proteins that are required to maintain a supply of stem cells ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Decoding the DNA of patients with advanced breast cancer has allowed scientists to identify distinct cancer "signatures" that could help predict which women are most likely to benefit from estrogen-lowering ...
Genetics Jun 10, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Drugs for type 2 diabetes can contribute to weight gain, bone fractures and cardiovascular problems, but in mice, an investigational drug appears to improve insulin sensitivity without those troublesome side ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |