A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks could reduce obesity in adolescents, and exercise promotion, such as after-school physical activity programs, could impact younger children in the fight...
15-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT
New research shows that schizophrenia isn’t a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms. The finding could be a first step toward improved diagnosis and treatment for the debilitating...
11-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT
Open Streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing and socializing. Although the movement is gaining popularity in the United States — more than 100...
10-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT
In a new study that compared people with and without asthma, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found no difference in the key immune response to viruses in the lungs and breathing passages. The work suggests that...
8-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT
For most of us, being healthy is more than lack of disease. It is a state of physical and mental well-being. But what is well-being? Can a comprehensive picture of well-being be established? And how can a deeper understanding of the nature of...
8-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT
As we age, all of us begin to think about what makes us tick and what kind of legacy we want to leave.
For some, this manifests itself in the purchase of a motorcycle, a boat or an exotic vacation. But for others, the issues of age and transition...
8-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Washington University in St. Louis has helped to establish a new consortium of U.S. universities and leading technology companies designed to promote development and adoption of Named Data Networking.
4-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a new sensor that can detect and count nanoparticles, at sizes as small as 10 nanometers, one at a time. The researchers say the sensor could potentially detect much smaller...
27-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Former Immigration Agency Chief Counsel Available for Comment on Impending Obama Immigration Reform Announcement
19-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Washington University in St. Louis Experts Available to Comment on Ongoing Situation in Ferguson, MO
15-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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#WUSTL Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Available to Comment on Congressional Effort to Amend #Controlledsubstancesact
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case is the corporate equivalent of the road to Damascus, says Elizabeth Sepper, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. "Many more corporations will find religion to opt...
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