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04/06/12

Ob/gyn’s dream for women’s hospital in Africa comes true

04/05/12

Problems in recycling cellular waste linked to clogged arteries

04/04/12

‘Positive stress’ helps protect eye from glaucoma

04/03/12

New imaging technique could speed cancer detection

04/02/12

DNA sequencing lays foundation for personalized cancer treatment

03/30/12

Washington People: Thy Huskey

03/28/12

More than half of all cancer is preventable

03/27/12

Free screening to help older drivers adjust vehicles for a proper fit

03/26/12

Poor colonoscopy prep hides pre-cancerous polyps

03/23/12

Program inspires young women to become orthopaedic surgeons, engineers

03/20/12

$4.2 million grant to help launch first Alzheimer’s prevention trials

03/19/12

Drug makes leukemia more vulnerable to chemo

03/15/12

Combination treatment in mice shows promise for fatal neurological disorder in kids

03/14/12

Researchers identify unexpected player in intestinal immunity

03/14/12

Scientists map genetic evolution of leukemia

03/13/12

Altered gene linked to fatal neuroblastoma in adolescents, young adults

03/12/12

Lifestyle changes for obese patients linked to modest weight loss

03/07/12

New treatment shows promise for kids with life-threatening bone disorder

03/06/12

New Alzheimer’s marker strongly predicts mental decline

02/29/12

Patients with rare diseases to get DNA sequenced at no charge

02/28/12

Washington University joins national heart failure network

02/27/12

$3.3 million grant to study viruses in kids

02/23/12

Rib fractures linked to disorder seen in athletes

02/22/12

Washington People: Randall Bateman

02/20/12

Soil bacteria and pathogens share antibiotic resistance genes

02/17/12

Brain differences seen at 6 months in infants who develop autism

02/15/12

Autism affects motor skills, study indicates

02/15/12

Diabetes may start in the intestines

02/14/12

Antibiotics ineffective for most sinus infections

02/08/12

DNA sequencing helps identify cancer cells for immune system attack