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04/27/16

Doctors recommend prescribing fewer opioids after surgery

04/26/16

Graduated driver licensing laws linked to reduced teen drinking

04/25/16

Nurturing during preschool years boosts child’s brain growth

04/21/16

New center aims to fill void in drug development

04/20/16

Exposure to routine viruses makes mice better test subjects

04/18/16

Delaying radiation therapy for women with very early breast cancer ups recurrence

04/14/16

Mice with genetic defect for human stuttering offer new insight into speech disorder

04/13/16

For women, waiting to have children until after 30 minimizes career income losses

04/11/16

Stressed? There’s an app for that

04/06/16

Surgeons test technology with potential to expand lung transplant donor pool

04/05/16

New mouse model to aid testing of Zika vaccine, therapeutics

03/30/16

New clues identified in childhood cancer syndrome

03/24/16

Study finds vast diversity among viruses that infect bacteria

03/23/16

Nerve injury appears to be root of diabetes-related vision loss

03/21/16

School of Medicine launching Institute for Informatics

03/17/16

Rare form of diabetes may require alternate treatment

03/14/16

Higher blood levels of omega-3 may help depression in heart patients

03/10/16

Achilefu named inaugural Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Professor of Radiology

03/09/16

Bacteria, viruses in gut linked to severity of HIV infection

03/08/16

Gut microbes linked to deadly intestinal disease in preemies

03/07/16

Preemies’ gut bacteria reveal vast scope of antibiotic resistance

03/04/16

New guidelines open competitive sports to some athletes with heart conditions

03/02/16

Newly identified genetic errors may prevent heart attacks

02/29/16

Shedding light on the day-night cycle

02/26/16

$11.9 million from NIH funds glaucoma study

02/24/16

School-based health clinic established at north St. Louis County high school

02/24/16

Laser surgery opens blood-brain barrier to chemotherapy

02/23/16

Natural sugar may treat fatty liver disease

02/23/16

Dietary link to stunted growth identified

02/22/16

In obese patients, 5 percent weight loss has significant health benefits

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