A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS February 7, 2020
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Previously unseen mutations in stem cells of young donors can be passed to recipients, study finds
January 15, 2020
Dr. Todd Druley
Other outlets: Xinhua
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11-year-old girl from St. Louis meets the donor who saved her life
USA Today
January 30, 2020
Dr. Jeff Bednarski

Researchers suggest a less traditional assessment could help flag dementia earlier
January 18, 2020
Dr. Suzanne Schindler

Study: Executive health programs are a crock
MedPage Today (registration required)
January 13, 2020
Dr. David Brown
Other outlets: Health Leaders

Chao Baan to giveback to Siteman Cancer Center in honor of owner who is battling cancer
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
January 14, 2020

How essential tremor Is diagnosed and treated
Next Avenue
January 7, 2020
Dr. Scott Norris

New Siteman Clinic brings clinical trials to Metro East cancer patients
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 16, 2020

Missouri governor denounces expanding government health care
Associated Press
January 16, 2020
Other outlets: U.S. News & World Report

Medical research roundup
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 10, 2020
Drs. Muhammad F. Masood, Lawrence Snyder, Daniel Kreisel, Andrew E. Gelman, Gilbert Gallardo, Brian Van Tine, Gretchen Meyer, Simon Yue-Cheong Tang and Eynav Klechevsky

What the science says about following a keto diet
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 16, 2020
Dr. Sam Klein

The new drugs of 2019
Chemical & Engineering News
January 17, 2020
Dr. Michael Kinch

Implantable device detects when someone is overdosing on opioids
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
January 21, 2020
Dr. Robert Gereau IV
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This is what’s happening in your brain when your mind wanders
January 23, 2020

Trying to get pregnant? Doctors warn using marijuana can affect fertility in men and women
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
January 23, 2020
Dr. Kenan Omurtag

Making friends with your bathroom scale
St. Louis American
January 23, 2020
Dr. Graham A. Colditz

To help IBD symptoms, target your microbiome with these foods
January 24, 2020
Dr. Matthew A. Ciorba

High-protein diets boost artery-clogging plaque: mouse study
January 26, 2020
Dr. Babak Razani
Other outlets: Times of India
Related news release

'Jumping genes' provides stability to DNA folding patterns
Business Standard (India)
January 25, 2020
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Half of millennials say they have not gotten this year’s flu shot
January 27, 2020
Dr. Rob Poirier

Parents seeing impressive results with breakthrough cystic fibrosis drug. But what are the unknowns?
KSL-TV (Salt Lake City, Utah)
January 24, 2020
Dr. Thomas Ferkol

St. Louis, the Chiefs and the Super Bowl
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
January 29, 2020
Dr. Fred Reynolds, a former head of the Washington University Orthopedics department

Understanding the impact of the FDA’s new tobacco sales age limit
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 30, 2020
Dr. Laura Bierut

Makers of novel cell/gene therapy say off-the-shelf approach only way to solve pricing woes
MidCity News
January 29, 2020

What is the circadian diet?
Metro (UK)
January 30, 2020
Dr. Marco Colonna

Preventive Alzheimer's trial data due within weeks, Lilly says
BioPharma Dive
January 30, 2020

What if we don’t have to choose between evolution and Adam and Eve?
Christianity Today
January 30, 2020
Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass

Practice good sleep habits, bring down your risk of Alzheimer’s disease
The Health Site
January 31, 2020

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