Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy does not lessen perception of the noise but appears to help patients cope better with...
30-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to do on a global scale — implement a...
30-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
The heart holds its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury, according to new research in mice at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
30-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Turns out your mom was right: scratching an itch only makes it worse. New research from scientists at the Center for the Study of Itch at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals that scratching causes the brain to release...
28-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have sequenced the genome of enterovirus D68 sampled from patients treated at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Nationwide, the virus has spread rapidly in recent months and caused...
28-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) was spotted in Houston in 1985 but can now be found in all of the southern states and as far north as Maine. To reconstruct its spread, scientists turned to the new discipline of landscape genetics....
27-Oct-2014 12:10 PM EDT
In the digital age in which we live, monitoring, security breaches and hacks of sensitive data are all too common. It has been argued that privacy has no place in this big data environment and anything we put online can, and probably will, be seen...
24-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
“Long tail” thinking in public health might yield greater progress in eliminating health disparities, according to a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
23-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Recent Ebola Events Illustrate Need for Restrictive Quarantine Measures, Individual Responsibility, Wash. U. Expert Says
16-Oct-2014 5:25 PM EDT
'The Process by Which Drugs Are Discovered and Developed Will Be Fundamentally Different in the Future'
Over the past several decades, Michael Kinch of Washington University in St. Louis says, the pharmaceutical industry has managed to dismantle itself. “It’s done a really efficient job of it,” he said. In a provocative series of articles and...
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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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1-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
#WUSTL Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Available to Comment on Congressional Effort to Amend #Controlledsubstancesact
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT