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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

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