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12/16/19

Asthma severity linked to microbiome of upper airway

12/12/19

Restoring arm, hand function after spinal cord injury focus of clinical trial

12/12/19

Depression, anxiety may hinder healing in young patients with hip pain

12/11/19

Zipfel named Dacey Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery

12/10/19

In transfusions for children, fresh and older blood are equally effective

12/10/19

Why doesn’t deep-brain stimulation work for everyone?

12/05/19

Families with long, healthy life spans focus of $68 million grant

12/03/19

Halting opioid abuse aim of several grants from NIH, CDC

11/26/19

Drug-resistant staph can spread easily in household environments

11/25/19

Gut microbes alter characteristics of norovirus infection

11/22/19

Brain imaging of babies with Down syndrome focus of $11.5 million grant

11/21/19

Scientists unravel mysteries of cells’ whiplike extensions

11/20/19

AI helps identify gene, environment networks that shape personality

11/19/19

Major Alzheimer’s study to open 5 new Latin American sites

11/17/19

Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

11/13/19

Kipnis named BJC Investigator

11/04/19

López named BJC Investigator

11/01/19

Washington University School of Medicine notifies patients of privacy breach

11/01/19

New clues found to help protect heart from damage after heart attack

10/28/19

New antidepressants on horizon

10/24/19

Flu antibody protects against numerous and wide-ranging strains

10/23/19

Arthritis risk linked to obesity may be passed down through generations

10/23/19

Clues to improve cancer immunotherapy revealed

10/23/19

Surgeon weighs in on textured breast implants

10/22/19

Dementia patients’ adult kids diagnosed earlier than their parents

10/18/19

Grant to help train researchers on mental health disparities in U.S., abroad

10/16/19

$7.6 million funds center to fight cancer disparities in Missouri, Illinois

10/15/19

$3.7 million supports crowdsourced database of cancer genomics

10/14/19

Drug reduces risk of pneumonia in newborn mice

10/10/19

Targeting immune cells may be potential therapy for Alzheimer’s