A survey of Medicaid members found that increasing levels of unmet social needs were positively associated with stress, smoking and chronic conditions, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Scientists,...
13-Feb-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Retailers didn't realize offering different prices to consumers actually could backfire — until researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, UCLA and Alibaba had the data to show it.
Using data from 100 million Alibaba customers who...
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A drop of rainwater that falls on a cassava field in Uganda takes a different path than one that falls 500 miles east in Somalia. Knowing where rain comes from now, and where it might come from under future climate scenarios, is important for the...
11-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
While Trump’s legacy may indeed hinge on his ability to overcome partisan differences, ongoing research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that most U.S. presidents are destined to fade quickly from the nation’s collective memory.
7-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Prehistoric peasant farmers struggling to put more food on the table fueled the global spread of some of the world’s first and most important domesticated grain crops beginning as early as 7,000 years ago, according to an international study led...
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One in four older adults experiences delirium after surgery. In an attempt to change that, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis closely monitoring brain activity during surgery and minimized anesthesia dosage if...
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Women's brains appear to be three years younger than men's of the same age, according to a study of brain metabolism by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings could explain why women maintain their...
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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may have found a path toward improving the effectiveness of chemotherapy in people with breast or ovarian cancer caused by defects in one of the BRCA genes. The researchers...
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The dramatic rise of income inequality since 1970 has largely been caused by advances in marketing, says a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.“Marketers have become better at creating and exploiting market distortions in legal...
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