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07/18/11

Falls may be early sign of Alzheimer’s

07/13/11

Weight-loss surgery cost-effective for all obese

07/11/11

More oxygen in eyes of African-Americans may help explain glaucoma risk

07/08/11

Sophisticated DNA technology now accessible to area scientists

07/07/11

Project aims to reduce breast cancer deaths in North St. Louis

07/06/11

The biology behind alcohol-induced blackouts

07/05/11

Surprising culprits behind cell death from fat and sugar overload

06/30/11

Malfunctioning protein contributes to Alzheimer’s plaques

06/29/11

Detailed picture of ovarian cancer emerges

06/28/11

New procedure treats atrial fibrillation

06/27/11

Online archive to link tumor scans, genetic data

06/24/11

Free HIV, syphilis testing available

06/23/11

Sleep switch found in fruit flies

06/21/11

Children with wheezing illnesses sought for study

06/16/11

Artificial lung successfully used in toddler

06/15/11

Finding joy in teaching, research and patient care

06/09/11

Getting control of the control group

06/08/11

Scientists find gene vital to nerve cell development

06/01/11

Blast-related injuries detected in the brains of U.S. military personnel

05/24/11

World’s most modern zebrafish facility opens

05/23/11

Schonfeld, lipid research pioneer, dies at 77

05/19/11

Direct link found between diet ingredients and gut microbes

05/17/11

Researchers identify DNA region linked to depression

05/16/11

What does it take to regenerate a limb?

05/12/11

Disruption of nerve cell supply chain may contribute to Parkinson’s

05/10/11

Restricting calories lowers body temperature, may predict longer lifespan

05/09/11

Estrogen-lowering drugs reduce mastectomy rates for breast cancer patients

05/05/11

Protein keeps sleep-deprived flies ready to learn

05/02/11

Cells talk more in areas Alzheimer’s hits first, boosting plaque component

04/25/11

Cholesterol drugs may improve blood flow after stroke