Washington University School of Medicine

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Name: Washington University School of Medicine
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Why brain tumours are more common in men

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The absence of a protein known to reduce cancer risk can explain why brain tumours occur more often in males and are more harmful than similar tumours in females.Researchers at ... [Published Yahoo! India - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Tumor, Protein, Cancer
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

New research links anxiety to seizures

New research by clinical psychologists from the UK and US has revealed psychogenic seizures which could be mistaken for epilepsy are linked to feelings of anxiety.By Michael C. Purdy - New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. . ... [Published Health Canal - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Wahl to become head of radiology

Richard L. Wahl, MD, has been named the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor and head of radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also will serve as director of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology."Richard is a 1978 graduate ... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more common in men

Reduced levels of an anti-cancer protein make male brain cells more vulnerable to becoming tumors, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Credit: Robert BostonNew research at Washington University School of ... [Published Medical Xpress - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Whole Foods to start delivering groceries, Tesla eyes U.S. factory locations: TechFlash 7 things

Whole Foods looks to be set to announce a new initiative to enter the digital-driven grocery delivery industry. The company will also introduce a new mobile app.DataServ, a global SaaS provider based out of St. Louis, has launched its new Enterprise Content ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Unintended consequences: More high school math, science linked to more dropouts

Robert Boston As math and science requirements for high school graduation have become more rigorous, dropout rates across the United States have risen, according to research at Washington University in St. Louis. The tougher requirements appear to have ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years -- ScienceDaily

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows.Depressed preschoolers were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from the condition in elementary and middle ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Heat Shock Protein Plays Critical Role in Malaria Parasite Protein Trafficking

Image: Blocking the activity of HSP101 may imprison the malaria parasite inside its protective vacuole within the red blood cell. In the electron micrograph, the malaria parasites appear in blue and uninfected red blood cells are shown in red (Photo courtesy ... [Published Biotech Daily - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Washington University names new head of orthopaedic surgery

The Washington University School of Medicine has named Dr. Regis James O’Keefe the head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective Oct. 1. O'Keefe also will become orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospit ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 4 reports

New clues to brain's wiring found by scientists -- ScienceDaily

New research provides an intriguing glimpse into the processes that establish connections between nerve cells in the brain. These connections, or synapses, allow nerve cells to transmit and process information involved in thinking and moving the body ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

New method to trap, kill malaria found

Scientists have discovered new way to trap and kill malaria by entombing the parasite in a prison of its own making.As it invades a red blood cell, the malaria parasite takes part of the host cell's membrane to build a protective compartment.To grow properly, ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 3 reports

C2N Diagnostics Expands Partnership with Washington University School of Medicine to Commercialize a Clinical Blood Test for Detection of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

ST. LOUIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--C2N Diagnostics has acquired rights to new technologies developed at Washington University School of Medicine to commercialize a clinical blood test for detection of early Alzheimer's Disease. ... [Published EON Science - Jul 14 2014]

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"At the very least, we should think about analysing data for males and females separately in clinical trials" Rubin stressed
Commenting on the study findings, senior author of the study Joshua Rubin, said, "These results suggest we need to go back and look at multiple pathways linked to cancer, checking for sex differences. Knowing more about why cancer rates differ between males and females will help us understand basic mechanisms in cancer, seek more effective therapies and perform more informative clinical trials."
...many very important and influential contributions to the use of radiopharmaceuticals and cross-sectional imaging in modern medicine," Wahl said. "I'm eager to return to St. Louis to help the faculty and staff continue to provide top-notch clinical care and education and to expand the frontiers of re." Wahl was among the first to combine radiation therapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with techniques that use the immune system to precisely target treatments...
"This is the first time anyone ever has identified a sex-linked difference that affects tumor risk and is intrinsic to cells, and that's very exciting" said senior author Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD...

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Why brain tumours are more common in men [Published Yahoo! India - 1 hour ago]
Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 6 hours ago]
Analysis of African plant reveals possible trea... [Published Health Canal - 6 hours ago]
New research links anxiety to seizures [Published Health Canal - 6 hours ago]
Here's Why Brain Tumors Are More Common In Men [Published RTTNews.com - 7 hours ago]
Wahl to become head of radiology [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 10 hours ago]
Brain Cancer Twice As Common In Men, And Now Sc... [Published Medical Daily - 11 hours ago]
Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more ... [Published Medical Xpress - 12 hours ago]
Wahl to become head of radiology [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 12 hours ago]
Whole Foods to start delivering groceries, Tesl... [Published St Louis Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
9 Smart Ways to Improve Your Memory [Published Time - 18 hours ago]
9 Smart Ways to Improve Your Memory [Published TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
Unintended consequences: More high school math,... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 31 2014]
Unintended Consequences: More High School Math,... [Published Newswise - Jul 31 2014]
Unintended consequences: More high school math,... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 31 2014]
Revolutionary Radiation Therapy System from Vie... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Jul 31 2014]
Artificial sweeteners may do more than sweeten,... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 31 2014]
ViewRay to Showcase its MRIdian System in Booth... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 31 2014]
Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in lat... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
Dialysis: Ferric Citrate Reduces Phosphate, Iro... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 30 2014]
Dr. Robert Hendel named interim chief of cardio... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Jul 30 2014]
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Stopping malaria may be as easy as plugging a pore [Published GMA News Online - Jul 30 2014]
Heat Shock Protein Plays Critical Role in Malar... [Published Biotech Daily - Jul 29 2014]
Verisante Technology, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Kenneth... [Published MarketWired - Jul 29 2014]
Tute Genomics Biomarker Discovery Platform to S... [Published Select Science - Jul 29 2014]
Some aggressive cancers may respond to anti-inf... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Jul 29 2014]
Washington University names new head of orthopa... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 29 2014]
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Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 6 hours ago]
Robert Boston Reduced levels of an anti-cancer protein make male brain cells more vulnerable to becoming tumors, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. New research at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Wahl to become head of radiology [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 12 hours ago]
a Richard L. Wahl, MD, has been named the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor and head of radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also will  serve as director of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. WahlThe ...
9 Smart Ways to Improve Your Memory [Published TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
Memory lapses can be both embarrassing (what’s my neighbor’s kid’s name again?) and troubling (is senility coming on?). But a few slipups don’t necessarily doom you to a future of utter forgetfulness. A memory is made by linking two or more of the 100 ...
Unintended consequences: More high school math,... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 31 2014]
Robert Boston As math and science requirements for high school graduation have become more rigorous, dropout rates across the United States have risen, according to research at Washington University in St. Louis. The tougher requirements appear to have ...
Brunt named chief of minimally invasive surgery [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 24 2014]
L. Michael Brunt, MD, a nationally recognized laparoscopic surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. BruntBrunt succeeds Brent ...
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