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08/25/16

Study of grandmothers seeks clues about genetics of autism

08/24/16

Excess weight linked to 8 more cancer types

08/18/16

New clues found to how ‘cruise-ship’ virus gets inside cells

08/17/16

Acetaminophen does not worsen children’s asthma symptoms

08/17/16

Long-term exposure to female scent changes courtship behavior in male mice

08/15/16

$10.4 million awarded for pancreatic cancer research

08/11/16

High and low levels of ‘good cholesterol’ may cause premature death

08/09/16

New study shows breast tumors evolve in response to hormone therapy

08/08/16

Beneficial role clarified for brain protein associated with mad cow disease

08/02/16

Study finds marker of aggressive prostate cancer

08/01/16

Cirrito receives MetLife award for Alzheimer’s research

07/28/16

Use of internet in medical research may hinder recruitment of minorities, poor

07/27/16

Antibodies identified that thwart Zika virus infection

07/26/16

Study identifies neural circuits involved in making risky decisions

07/21/16

Doctors paid by drug companies more likely to use those companies’ meds

07/20/16

Map provides detailed picture of how the brain is organized

07/19/16

Potential new target identified for treating itch

07/18/16

Genetic error that increases risk of aortic rupture identified

07/18/16

Stem cells engineered to grow cartilage, fight inflammation

07/14/16

Ability to turn off genes in brain crucial for learning, memory

07/14/16

Study aims to find clues to breast cancer outcomes in African-American women

07/11/16

Measuring damage to brain networks may aid stroke treatment, predict recovery

07/05/16

Potential drug target identified for deadly brain cancer

07/04/16

Immune-based therapy in mice shows promise against pancreatic cancer

06/30/16

Falls in months before surgery are common in adults of all ages

06/27/16

$5.1 million aimed at preventing superbugs, infections in health-care settings

06/22/16

Memory loss caused by West Nile virus explained

06/21/16

$4 million grant expands major study to find Alzheimer’s prevention treatments

06/20/16

Psychiatric help for families prevents continuing child abuse, neglect

06/17/16

Potential drug target identified for Zika, similar viruses

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