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11/21/11

New service brings power of genomics to patient care

11/16/11

Probiotic protects intestine from radiation injury

11/16/11

Drug clears chronic urinary infections in mice

11/15/11

Surgery to prevent stroke causes too many complications

11/14/11

Girls with family history of breast disease should avoid alcohol

11/09/11

Pig to primate transplants show promise for diabetes

11/08/11

Scientists identify proteins that direct bone demolition

11/07/11

WUSTL licenses gene linked to cancer spread

11/03/11

Low vitamin D common in spine surgery patients

11/03/11

Scientists prevent cerebral palsy-like brain damage in mice

10/27/11

Chest X-rays don’t reduce lung cancer deaths

10/26/11

Study shows way to test health claims of probiotics

10/26/11

Beware of Halloween contact lenses

10/24/11

Washington People: Andrey Shaw

10/21/11

Age, race, debt linked to docs’ board certification

10/21/11

Preterm infants exposed to hospital stress have smaller brains

10/19/11

Apply now for Bear Cub grants

10/14/11

Brain scans reveal drugs’ effects on attention

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