A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS July 27, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Infection experts warn of more U.S. superbug cases in coming months
Jakarta Globe (Indonesia)
July 12, 2016
Dr. Gautam Dantas, WUSM
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A bird’s-eye view of nature’s hidden order
Quanta Magazine
July 12, 2016
Dr. Joe Corbo, WUSM
Other outlets: International Business Times (Australia)

Better models for better health? Give more to those who need more
The St. Louis American
July 7, 2016
Dr. Clay Dunagan, WUSM
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In predicting a stroke’s toll, location matters, but so do connections
Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2016
Joshua Sarfaty Siegel, WUSM
Other outlets: Sci-Tech Today and Health Canal
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Otero: Participation trophies hinder athletes
Staunton News Leader (VA)
July 12, 2016
Dr. C. Robert Cloninger, WUSM

Weight loss has some surprising health and lifestyle benefits
The Virginia Pilot
July 13, 2016

Washington University studying possible Alzheimer’s preventative treatments
KMOV-TV (CBS St. Louis)
July 14, 2016
Dr. Eric McDade, WUSM

The hip replacement fashioned from a tummy tuck: New joints grown from stomach fat will ‘treat arthritis and trim bulging bellies’
Daily Mail
July 19, 2016
Dr. Farshid Guilak, WUSM
Other outlets: Independent.ie (Ireland), The National (Scotland), KTVI-TV/FOX2now.com and KRCU (Cape Girardeau, MO)
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How Zika breaks into the brain
The Atlantic
July 19, 2016
Dr. Michael Diamond, WUSM
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New brain map identifies 97 previously unknown regions
The New York Times
July 20, 2016
Drs. David Van Essen and Matthew Glasser, WUSM
Other outlets: STAT , The Guardian (U.S. edition), The Washington Post, BBC News, Smithsonian.com, Innovation (China), PBS NewsHour, CNN Health, The Scientist, Scientific American, ARS Technica, Canada Journal, The Jakarta Post, The Huffington Post, Wired, Live Science, Reuters/South African Broadcasting Company, Express (UK), The Nation, TVEyes and Deccan Chronicle
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Targeting sensory neurons may help treat itching, researchers say
July 20, 2016
Drs. Zhou-Feng Chen and Devin M. Barry, WUSM
Other outlet: News-Medical.net
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Gun control research: Is trickle turning into a flow?

The Times Higher Education (UK)
July 21, 2016
Dr. Bill Powderly, WUSM
Other outlet: Times Higher Education
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Family travels to St. Louis for medical treatment with help from Wings of Hope
July 23, 2016
Dr. Matthew Dobbs, SLCH, WUSM

Girl, 7, with cerebral palsy dreams to walk and climb trees
Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand)
July 10, 2016
Dr. T.S. Park, SLCH, WUSM
Other outlets: Bay of Plenty Times and DurhamRegion.com

How much Benadryl is safe for kids? Children have died from overdoses
July 21, 2016

How to avoid sports injuries
KSDK – NewsChannel 5, ShowMe St. Louis
July 19, 2016
Drs. Terra Blatnik, Dehra Harris and Kelly Ross, SLCH

Challenging job may protect damaged brain
MedPage Today
July 25, 2016
Dr. John Morris, WUSM

St. Louis is at the center of a multi-front fight against obesity
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 25, 2016
Drs. Samuel Klein and Shelby Sullivan, WUSM
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Clinical trial for Alzheimer’s gene gives hope to Woodbridge family
The Star (Canada)
July 23, 2016
Dr. Randall Bateman, WUSM

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