Washington University School of Medicine
The diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood cancer, often causes confusion. While some patients can be treated with repeated blood transfusions, others require chemotherapy, leaving some uncertainty ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With every meal, immune cells in the intestine stand like sentries at a citadel, turning away harmful bacteria but allowing vitamins and nutrients to pass.
Immunology Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A program that helps obese patients improve healthy behaviors is associated with modest weight loss and improved blood pressure control in a high-risk, low-income group, according to researchers at Washington University School ...
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, working with Shriners Hospital for Children and other institutions, have identified a promising new treatment for a rare and sometimes life-threatening ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new marker of Alzheimer's disease can predict how rapidly a patient's memory and other mental abilities will decline after the disorder is diagnosed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have made a surprising discovery about the origin of diabetes. Their research suggests that problems controlling blood sugar the hallmark ...
Diabetes Feb 15, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (16) | 4 |
Antibiotics that doctors typically prescribe for sinus infections do not reduce symptoms any better than an inactive placebo, according to investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 4 |
DNA sequences from tumor cells can be used to direct the immune system to attack cancer, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Medical research Feb 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The same gene mutations linked to inherited, early-onset Alzheimer's disease have been found in people with the more common late-onset form of the illness.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
School-age children whose mothers nurtured them early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (11) | 3 |
Why do we like fatty foods so much? We can blame our taste buds.
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The chemotherapy drugs required to push a common form of adult leukemia into remission may contribute to DNA damage that can lead to a relapse of the disease in some patients, findings of a new study suggest.
Cancer Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
There's new evidence that annual prostate cancer screening does not reduce deaths from the disease, even among men in their 50s and 60s and those with underlying health conditions, according to new research led by Washington ...
Cancer Jan 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 6 |
Providing clues to deafness, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that is required for proper development of the mouse inner ear.
Genetics Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
High levels of tau protein in fluid bathing the brain are linked to poor recovery after head trauma, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Fondazione IRCCS ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |