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In the largest genetic study of Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Francisco, have found that genes that increase risk of cardiovascular disease also heighten the risk for Alzheimer’s.

Cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s genetically linked

An international team of scientists has identified DNA from almost 1.5 million people and identified points of DNA that appear to be involved both in cardiovascular disease...
The olfactory epithelium — a mouse's is pictured in green — is a sheet of tissue that develops in the nasal cavity. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have uncovered new details on how the olfactory epithelium develops and why it is that some animals have such great senses of smell, compared with others that lack such ability.

Study provides new insights on how sense of smell develops

Dogs have a good sense of smell. Through just a smell, they can identify any object, person etc. Among dogs and other animals that rely...
A patient receives radiation therapy. A new study shows higher doses of radiation do not improve survival for many patients with prostate cancer. (Photo: Getty Images)

Higher doses of radiation don’t improve survival in prostate cancer, study

Gathering data by comparing the standard radiation treatment, a new study by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that higher...
A team of scientists at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a new way to track folding patterns in the brains of premature babies. It's hoped this new process could someday be used for diagnosing a host of diseases, including autism and schizophrenia. (Image: Bayly Lab)

3-D mapping babies’ brains

Babies brain grows rapidly in utero. Their cerebral cortex drastically expands surface area. Many studies have suggested that this rapid and essential growth is...
Andrew Knight, associate professor of organizational behavior at Olin Business School, led a study that found that employees in a business with direct customer involvement tend to be happier.

Customer-facing companies have happier workers

According to a new study by Andrew Knight, associate professor of organizational behavior at Washington University in St. Louis, people working in customer-facing companies,...
Mental Illness, Women Face

Uncertainty can delay the treatment for young people with mental illness

Marks of disgrace, states of mind of confidence and misattributing side effects drove a gathering of youthful grown-ups encountering their first scene of psychosis...
Radiation oncologist Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD, (right) and staff scientist Ramachandran Rashmi and their colleagues exploited cancer cell metabolism to kill cervical tumors that are resistant to standard chemotherapy and radiation

New study to prevent cervical cancer fuel supply stymies tumors

Recently researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated that cervical tumors that don’t respond to radiation may be vulnerable...
Scientists says, transformation of Huntington’s disease patients’ skin cells into brain cells sheds light on disorder

Scientists says, transformation of Huntington’s disease patients’ skin cells into brain cells sheds light...

According to the researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, acquired a mass of neurons when they transformed skin cells from patients...
Study discovers strategies to encourage 50 percent tax-refund saving

Study discovers strategies to encourage 50 percent tax-refund saving

The team of researchers demonstrated that by structuring the messaging in the right way, low and moderate-income taxpayers can be encouraged to save their...

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