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09/03/15

New strategy to lower blood sugar may help in diabetes treatment​

09/02/15

Reward, aversion behaviors activated through same brain pathways

09/01/15

Drastically cutting calories lowers some risk factors for age-related diseases​

08/27/15

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

08/25/15

Quitting smoking after heart attack gives quick boost to mental health, quality of life​

08/25/15

Many parents unaware of e-cigarette dangers to children​

08/25/15

Relapse, poor survival in acute leukemia linked to genetic mutations that persist in remission

08/13/15

$7 million grant aids efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

08/11/15

New clues found to vision loss in macular degeneration​

08/07/15

Crime-scene compound may be newest tool in fight against malaria​

08/06/15

Picking up the phone to improve mental health in seniors

08/05/15

Gastric bypass surgery lowers women’s alcohol tolerance​

07/30/15

Brain’s ability to dispose of key Alzheimer’s protein drops dramatically with age

07/29/15

$15 million funds research to help older adults prevent cognitive decline​​

07/24/15

Treatment failure in parasite infection tied to virus​

07/23/15

Exploring the brain’s role in stress-induced anxiety​​​

07/22/15

Diagnostic test developed for enterovirus D68

07/21/15

Finding may aid diagnosis of learning disabilities linked to brain tumor syndrome​​

07/20/15

Bateman receives MetLife Award for Alzheimer’s research

07/20/15

WashU Expert: Poverty’s most insidious damage is to a child’s brain

07/16/15

Device delivers drugs to brain via remote control

07/15/15

New findings hint toward reversing hearing loss

07/13/15

Drug-resistant bacteria possess natural ability to become vulnerable to antibiotics​​

07/10/15

Cooper named head of biochemistry and molecular biophysics

07/07/15

Siteman Cancer Center earns highest rating from federal cancer institute​​​​​​​​​

07/06/15

University names new medical school dean

07/06/15

Midlife changes in Alzheimer’s biomarkers may predict dementia

07/01/15

Preemies at high risk of autism don’t show typical signs of disorder in early infancy

06/26/15

New director of Renal Division named

06/25/15

A person’s diet, acidity of urine may affect susceptibility to UTIs

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