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10/13/11

Researchers block morphine’s itchy side effect

10/12/11

$3 million grant for new diabetes research center

10/11/11

Recommendation against PSA test goes too far

10/11/11

High-dose vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk

10/05/11

Studies examine diet’s role in prostate cancer

10/04/11

Natural compound helps reverse diabetes in mice

09/28/11

Genetic variant linked to blocked heart arteries in patients with diabetes

09/27/11

Saw palmetto no benefit as prostate remedy

09/26/11

Marker for Alzheimer’s disease rises during day, falls with sleep

09/19/11

Alzheimer’s protein detected in brain fluid of healthy mice

09/18/11

Volunteers needed for study of vitamin D’s role in asthma

09/14/11

Washington People: Julie Margenthaler

09/13/11

Study looks at why second ACL surgeries often fail

09/07/11

Brain stents linked to higher risk of stroke, death

08/31/11

‘Pink ribbon dollars’ help fill financial gaps for breast cancer programs

08/30/11

Students learn about health care in summer stint

08/26/11

Siteman Cancer Research Fund names first two awardees

08/22/11

Multi-center partnership aims to better diagnose, treat cancer

08/18/11

New center fosters bench-to-bedside medicine

08/17/11

Device no better than cheaper alternatives for preventing intraoperative awareness

08/15/11

Risk of autism in siblings nearly double prior estimates

08/11/11

Researchers identify possible therapeutic target for depression and addiction

08/11/11

Infections after surgery rare at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, study shows

08/11/11

Parkinson’s patients who see a neurologist may live longer

08/10/11

Scientists have new help finding brain’s nooks and crannies

08/09/11

WU scientists play role in Crohn’s, colitis initiative

08/04/11

Hundreds of Washington University physicians named to ‘Best Doctors’ list

08/03/11

Exhibit highlights biomedical travesties of the Holocaust

07/28/11

Obesity, cancer link studied with $9.2 million grant

07/22/11

IV fluids help reduce kidney failure in kids with E. coli infection