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The Urge to Upgrade

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In order to properly decide if an upgrade is worth the cost, consumers should compare the new product with what they already own. But new research from Washington University in St. Louis shows there‘s a wide gap between what buyers should do and...
27-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanoparticle Injections May Be Future of Osteoarthritis Treatment

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that they can inject nanoparticles into an injured joint and suppress inflammation immediately following an injury, reducing the destruction of cartilage and lowering...
23-Sep-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cities of the Future

A new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests eight interventions that will help create healthier and more sustainable cities of the future, built to reduce the negative impacts of pollution, climate change, noise and crime.
23-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Protein Critical in Causing Chronic UTIs

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Researchers have identified a way to prevent chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Vaccinating mice against a key protein that bacteria use to latch onto the bladder and cause UTIs reduces severe disease, according to researchers at Washington...
21-Sep-2016 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Immunotherapy for Leukemia Shows Promise in Small Clinical Trial

'Training' immune cells boosts effectiveness in patients with AML
19-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Explanation Offered for Symptoms of Fragile X Syndrome

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A new explanation for some of the symptoms of fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability, has been proposed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their explanation suggests new...
19-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Shape-Shifting Protein Behind Alzheimer’s Disease

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New research from Washington University in St. Louis shows that the protein behind Alzheimer’s disease shape-shifts, changing its internal structure in order to infiltrate brain cells and become toxic.
20-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey: Half of Kids in Families Studied Spend Time in Households with Firearms

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A study of parents by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that about half of the children whose parents were surveyed spend time in homes that have firearms.
12-Sep-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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