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Latest Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Stories

2013-12-19 23:02:05

A 33-year-old man from Leasburg, Mo., is the first patient to receive a revolutionary form of highly accurate radiation treatment from the world’s first proton system of its kind.

2013-11-12 09:20:46

The new federal health-care law gives millions of Americans access to medical insurance.

First Gene Linked To Common Form Of Psoriasis Identified
2012-04-19 11:40:06

Scientists led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the first gene directly linked to the most common form of psoriasis, a chronic skin condition.

Antibiotics Do Not Help With Sinusitis: Study
2012-02-15 05:51:33

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri have found that antibiotics do not significantly help in the healing of sinus infections.

Sleep Problems Could Affect Your Memory
2012-02-15 04:59:40

The amount and quality of sleep you get at night may affect your memory later in life, according to research that was released this week and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012.

New Guidelines Proposed For Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's
2012-02-07 09:45:02

Nearly all people who are currently diagnosed with a mild form of Alzheimer’s would be considered to not have the disease at all, if new criteria for the diagnosis of cognitive conditions are to be applied, a new study suggests.

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2011-07-14 11:36:21

Bariatric surgery is not only cost-effective for treating people who are severely obese, but also for those who are mildly obese.

2011-06-28 21:14:10

Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are performing a new procedure to treat atrial fibrillation, a common irregular heartbeat.


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