A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS August 23, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Osteoporosis, a disease with few treatment options, may soon have one more
The New York Times
August 16, 2016
Dr. Steven L. Teitelbaum, WUSM
Other outlets: Houston Chronicle/The New York Times, The Boston Globe/The New York Times

The social network in your gut
The New Yorker
August 9, 2016
Dr. Gautam Dantas
Related news release

Mouse microbes may make scientific studies harder to replicate
Science
August 16, 2016
Dr. Herbert Virgin

Are you your microbiome? Ed Yong explains it all
Gizmodo (Australia)
August 10, 2016
Dr. Jeff Gordon, WUSM
Related news release

Why we might be wrong about HDL cholesterol
Time
August 12, 2016
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
Other outlets: Hindustan Times, CVT News (Canada), Science 2.0, The Nation (Pakistan)
Related news release

Research suggests neuronal gender differences are caused by nature
UPI
August 17, 2016
Dr. Timothy E. Holy, WUSM
Related news release

Is there such a thing as “fat but fit”?
Scientific American/STAT
August 18, 2016
Dr. Samuel Klein, WUSM
Related news release

Ottawa man’s paralyzed hand moves again 18 months after landmark surgery
National Post (Canada)
August 19, 2016
Dr. Susan Mackinnon
Other outlet: Ottawa Citizen (Canada)
Related news release

Could medical cannabis break the painkiller epidemic?
Scientific American
September 1, 2016 (received August 16, 2016)
Dr. Simon Haroutounian

9 healthy snacks that prevent overeating
Time
August 11, 2016
Dr. Luigi Fontana
Related news release

At age 8, DIAN is churning out data and growing into a movement
AlzForum
August 16, 2016
Dr. Randy Bateman
Related news release

Do sports protect teens from abusing painkillers or enable it?

FOX News Health
August 9, 2016
WUSM
Related news release

Antibiotic therapy during infancy increases type 1 diabetes risk in mice
The Scientist
August 22, 2016
Dr. Clay Semenkovich

We are not the only species to develop speech impediments
BBC
August 11, 2016
WUSM
Related news release

Is YOUR brain supertuned? Researchers find they can tell more intelligent people by their brainwaves – even when they are not thinking hard

The Daily Mail (UK)
August 22, 2016
WUSM
Related news release

Transplant recipients get back to competition
KSDK
August 9, 2016
Dr. Jason Wellen, Patrick Tretter (patient)

Fruit flies hold secret to sleep: Medicine’s next big thing?
KSAT-TV (ABC San Antonio, TX)/Ivanhoe Newswire
August 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Shaw
Related news release

Washington University School of Medicine conducting back pain study
KTVI-TV/FOX2now.com
August 10, 2016
Dr. Linda Van Dillen, WUSM

Organ transplant turns life, running times around for O’Fallon, Mo., man
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 11, 2016
Dr. Jason Wellen, BJH

Cupping and the Olympics – What is it?
KMOX (CBS radio St. Louis)
August 8, 2016
Lynnette Khoo Summers

New therapies continue to emerge in triple-negative breast cancer
Cure Today
August 9, 2016
Dr. Cynthia Ma, WUSM.
Related news release

Cutting calories vs exercising: 3 weight loss tips that really work
eMax Health
August 11, 2016
Dr. Samuel Klein, WUSM
Related news release

Washington University gets grant to study deadly pancreatic cancer
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 16, 2016
Siteman Cancer Center, Dr. William Hawkins
Related news release

Vet sues VA, claims interns made medical decisions
KSDK
August 16, 2016
Dr. David Brody, WUSM

Underserved populations still lacking in clinical trials
HealthLine
August 3, 2016
Dr. Sarah M. Hartz, WUSM
Related news release

Health beat: Fruit flies hold secret to sleep
WFMZ-TV Allentown (Eastern PA and Western NJ)
August 17, 2016
Dr. Paul Shaw
Related news release

Area’s first OsteoStrong promises stronger bones with 7 minutes a week
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 18, 2016
Dr. Kathy Diemer, WUSM

Sportscaster Rene Knott’s road to recovery
KSDK
August 18, 2016
Dr. Murali Chakinala

‘Science and art’ come together in St. Louis doctor’s work
St. Louis Jewish Light
August 17, 2016
Dr. Mauricio Lisker-Melman, WUSM

The human side of cancer treatment
Harvard Magazine
August 17, 2016
WUSM

Climate change can threaten health in St. Louis
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 18, 2016
Dr. Steven Lawrence
Related news release

Wash U researchers tackle common cruise ship virus
KMOX (CBS radio St. Louis)
August 19, 2016
WUSM

Anne Allred’s long road to recovery
KSDK Newschannel 5
August 10, 2016
Dr. Barbara Warner, SLCH

Belfast toddler Cava O’Neill to receive life-changing treatment in US
The Irish News
August 11, 2016
Dr. T.S. Park, SLCH
Other outlet: DurhamRegion.com

Robotic surgical assistant comes to St. Louis Children’s Hospital
KTVI
August 17, 2016
Dr. Matt Smyth, SLCH
Other outlet: KPLR

New short documentary celebrates St. Louis
Riverfront Times
August 19, 2016
Dwayne Ingram, Patient Advocacy Coordinator at SLCH

Sisters work together to make a difference

St. Louis American
August 18, 2016
Brittanie Shanks
Lauren Witherspoon

Concussions can happen to any athlete
BJH Blog, KSDK
August 18, 2016
Dr. David Brody

7-year-old celebrates two months after crash
The State Journal Register
August 20, 2016
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Neurorehabilitation Program

How elite athletes avoid injury and how you can, too
KSDK
August 19, 2016
Dr. Robert Brophy

Local health experts weigh in on latest SLPS lead scare
KSDK.com
August 19, 2016
Dr. Michel Mullins

Video of son connecting with dad with Alzheimer’s through song goes viral
Scary Mommy
August 17, 2016
Dr. John C. Morris, WUSM

 

 

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