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A drug commonly used to treat seizures appears to make eye tumors less likely to grow if they spread to other parts of the body, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have obtained new evidence that at least some persistent stuttering is caused by mutations in a gene governing not speech, but a metabolic pathway involved ...
Genetics Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Physicians can now take advantage of a new genetics test -- one of the first of its kind to be offered in the United States -- that can help determine the best treatment for cancer patients.
Genetics Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that taking a probiotic before radiation therapy can protect the intestine from damage at least in mice.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An experimental treatment for urinary tract infections has easily passed its first test in animals, alleviating weeks-long infections in mice in as little as six hours.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Adding to research linking alcohol to breast cancer risk, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that adolescent girls with a family history of breast disease either cancer or ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study indicates that many patients undergoing spine surgery have low levels of vitamin D, which may delay their recovery.
Health Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that a protein may help prevent the kind of brain damage that occurs in babies with cerebral palsy.
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored normal blood sugar metabolism in diabetic mice using a compound the body makes naturally. The finding suggests that it may one day be possible ...
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study shows that donations collected by check boxes on state income tax forms, fees from license plates and revenue from state lottery tickets have raised millions for breast cancer research and prevention programs ...
Health Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The same trait that makes a rare immune cell invaluable in fighting some infections also can be exploited by other diseases to cause harm, two new studies show.
Medical research Aug 26, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Anesthesiology researchers have shown that a device approved by the Food and Drug Administration to reduce the risk that patients will recall their surgery does not lower the risk of the problem, known as intraoperative awareness, ...
Other Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers studying mice are getting closer to understanding how stress affects mood and motivation for drugs.
Addiction Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Like explorers mapping a new planet, scientists probing the brain need every type of landmark they can get. Each mountain, river or forest helps scientists find their way through the intricacies of the human ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |