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A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identifies a possible treatment strategy for some bone marrow failure syndromes.
Evolutionary medicine scientists from UCLA are applying insights from ecology and evolution to inform research on biomedicine, public health and clinical care.
Researchers from the University of Rochester suggest the process in our brain that allows us to see illusory shapes may not be the same in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Largest-Ever Genetic Study of Prostate Cancer in Men of African Descent Finds New Risk Factors for the Disease
A USC Study identified nine new genetic variants that increase the risk of prostate cancer in Men of African Descent, an understudied population.
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Researchers from Harvard found low-carb diets tied to 24% reduction in cardiovascular, cancer mortality in people diagnosed with the chronic condition
Advances in health care and healthier lifestyles mean the life expectancy of Americans is on the rise. Even so, dementia is also on the rise in this country and worldwide.
Researchers from UNC are conducting studies in thee Democratic Republic of the Congo to understand the changing prevalence of drug resistance to malaria.
Researchers from Texas A&M and Carnegie Mellon tested air quality from the Ohio train derailment identified future needs for continued sampling.
A remotely operated underwater vehicle developed by a team from Cornell provides unprecedented views below Antarctic ice shelf.