Washington University School of Medicine

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Name: Washington University School of Medicine
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Number of viruses found in healthy people impresses scientists: we are the 92%?

Your body is a wonderland… for viruses, found a new study published in BMC Biology.This research was a peek into The Human Microbiome Project under the National Institutes of Health that aims, as described on their website, “to develop tools and datasets ... [Published News.am - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Will Social Media Revolutionize Healthcare?

Without a doubt. In fact, several medical providers and IT vendors are plowing ahead already."For healthcare, this represents a veritable social revolution."That bold statement about the value of social networking sites, wikis, blogs, and other online ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

GW Researcher Receives Grant to Study Brain Swelling Following Bleeding in the Brain

Shahram Majidi, M.D., a second-year resident in the Department of Neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received at $154K grant from the American Heart Association to study the presence of diffuse brain ... [Published Infrosoft - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SteadyRain Launches New Web Solution for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO, September 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- SteadyRain, St. Louis-based digital strategy, web design, mobile development and online marketing agency, announces the launch of a new web solution for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

An Ig Nobel Has Been Awarded To Doctors Who Made A Nasal Tampon Out Of Pork

Packing strips of cured pork in your nose to stop bleeding not only works, but also won a team from Detroit Medical Centre an Ig Nobel prize.The Annals of Improbably Research magazine held its popular annual award ceremony for inane scientific discoveries ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

St. Louis Children’s Hospital: Oh, To Be A Kid Again!

Grown-ups can be kids again at St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s inaugural nontraditional gala, Play Date. Guests are invited to forgo the usual cocktail attire and don colorful, creative and comfortable wear for the interactive evening, beginning at 6:30 ... [Published Ladue News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections on the cards

Washington, Sep 18An experimental vaccine, developed by US researchers, has been shown to prevent urinary tract infections associated with catheters, the tubes used in hospitals and other care facilities to drain urine from a patient's bladder."Catheter-associated ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Viruses Found in Healthy Humans as Well

A new study published in the journal BioMed Central Biology has found that the same viruses that cause a number of ailments among sick people are also found in healthy people, though they do not suffer from any kind of symptoms associated with the vi ... [Published MedIndia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

New research: The eight disorders that comprise schizophrenia

Paula Bronstein/Komang, 27, who is diagnosed with Schizophrenia, sits in her room where she is chained May 4, 2012 in Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia.New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that schizophrenia is not one ... [Published SCPR - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 6 reports

Your Healthy Body is a Wonderland of Viruses

By Katie LevingstonBoston.com CorrespondentSeptember 17, 2014 4:27 PM“Healthy” might be a misnomer. According to a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis , healthy humans can unknowingly house viruses in their bodies ... [Published boston.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Schizophrenia Linked to Eight Genetic Disorders, Not One

New study suggests that the mental disorder schizophrenia is not a single disease. It is actually a group of eight genetic disorders that individually has its own distinct symptoms (Photo: Public Domain)(Tech Times) – Schizophrenia is a mental disorder ... [Published Black Press USA - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Schizophrenia is 8 different diseases, not 1

WASHINGTON: Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms, scientists have found.The finding could be a first step towards improved diagnosis and treatment of the debilitating ... [Published Times of India - Sep 16 2014]

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...present in a person without causing a problem and what viruses could be responsible for serious illnesses that need medical attention," he said. "While more research remains, we now have a much clearer picture of the communities of viruses that naturally exist in healthy people."
"By allowing drug developers to rely on smaller datasets, and clarifying FDA's authority to tolerate a higher level of uncertainty for these drugs when making a risk/benefit calculation, ADAPT would make the clinical trials more feasible" Allan Coukell, director of drugs and medical devices at The Pew Charitable Trusts, testified
"Within a few weeks we had it biopsied because of how the site was reacting, and we got the diagnosis on Feb. 18" Traci Griffin said

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Pedal The Cause Team Rides For "Twinkle Toes" [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Sep 19 2014]
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Dr. Robert Roose to Speak on Opiate Addiction, ... [Published Business West - Sep 19 2014]
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital: Oh, To Be A Kid ... [Published Ladue News - Sep 19 2014]
An Ig Nobel Has Been Awarded To Doctors Who Mad... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 19 2014]
What Happens When a Patient Lacks the Apolipopr... [Published Neurology Today - Sep 19 2014]
Regular Transfusion Can Significantly Reduce th... [Published Neurology Today - Sep 19 2014]
Nearly Everyone Has A Virus, And That's Totally OK [Published Medical Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Experts update guidance on preventing HAIs [Published Health Facilities Management - Sep 18 2014]
UAMS Translational Research Institute Awards $3... [Published Fox 16 - Sep 18 2014]
Like father, like son [Published St Louis American - Sep 18 2014]
Schizophrenia Is Actually Eight Distinct Geneti... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 18 2014]
Viruses Found in Healthy Humans as Well [Published MedIndia - Sep 18 2014]
McLean/Great Falls Notes, 9/18/14 edition [Published Inside Nova - Sep 18 2014]
New vaccine to treat urinary tract infections [Published Business Standard India - Sep 18 2014]
Vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections on ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 18 2014]
Could artificial sweeteners promote diabetes an... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 18 2014]
Soon, a vaccine to avoid urinary tract infectio... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 18 2014]
In mice, vaccine stops urinary tract infections... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
Your Healthy Body is a Wonderland of Viruses [Published boston.com - Sep 17 2014]
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Schizophrenia: Not Just One, but Many Disorders [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
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Washington People: Ramaswamy Govindan​​​​​​​​ [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 20 2014]
​ Robert Boston Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, is using next-generation sequencing to uncover genetic mutations that play a role in forming tumors. The discoveries could expand treatments for patients because drugs targeting some of these genetic changes already ...
SteadyRain Launches New Web Solution for Mallin... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 19 2014]
St. Louis, MO, September 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- SteadyRain, St. Louis-based digital strategy, web design, mobile development and online marketing agency, announces the launch of a new web solution for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington ...
Healthy humans make nice homes for viruses [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 16 2014]
Wikimedia Commons Human herpesvirus 6, pictured above, is just one of numerous viruses found living in and on the bodies of healthy humans. The virus commonly causes illness in young children but is found in the mouths of some healthy young adults, ...
Schizophrenia not a single disease but multiple... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 15 2014]
Robert Boston C. Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD, pictured in his office at Washington University School of Medicine, is a senior investigator of a study that shows that schizophrenia isn't a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders. ...
Medical school employees appreciated at picnic [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Sep 12 2014]
  PhotoS by Robert Boston Some Washington University School of Medicine employees were content with pulled-pork sandwiches at the annual employee appreciation picnic, while others showed their competitive nature by racing pigs. The picnic, sponsored ...
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