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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

07/21/11

Evolution provides clue to blood clotting

07/20/11

Inherited Alzheimer’s detectable 20 years before dementia

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