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2014-09-24 12:29:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raymond S.

2014-06-03 12:39:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Washington, D.C., and John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) in

2014-05-20 08:33:48

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young people from Baltimore to Richmond impacted by Huntington Disease -- a hereditary, progressively degenerative brain disorder that leads to death

2014-04-23 08:32:23

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The only comprehensive, multidisciplinary center in Washington, D.C., that focuses on care, education and research for Huntington's Disease, a hereditary,

2013-11-14 12:20:01

A molecule that helps cells stick together is significantly over-produced in two very different diseases — rheumatoid arthritis and a variety of cancers, including breast and brain tumors, concludes a new study.

2013-10-09 12:08:08

A team of researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) has found that loss of an anti-aging gene induces retinal degeneration in mice and might contribute to age-related macular degeneration, the major cause of blindness in the elderly.

2013-05-10 11:57:50

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease in the brains of mice.

2013-03-21 10:11:04

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found what they say is evidence that veterans who suffer from "Gulf War Illness" have physical changes in their brains not seen in unaffected individuals.

2013-03-14 17:13:28

While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood.


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