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Teens’ Genetic Protection Against Alcoholism Can Lessen Depending on Friends

Washington University researchers find a teen’s genetic protection against alcoholism can lessen, depending on whom they hang out with.

09/24/2014

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Local Research Shows Schizophrenia is Not Single Disease

New research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.

09/15/2014

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Volunteers Wanted for Type 2 Diabetes Study

The Washington University School of Medicine is looking for patients to participate in a type 2 diabetes study.

07/26/2013

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Research Shows Hot Spot Policing Works

It’s been reported widely that hot spot policing is very successful, but the main researcher in St. Louis says the latest studies show a somewhat unexpected result.

03/01/2013

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New Study: With Ant Colonies, Larger Is Better

New research finds that larger ant colonies have an edge over smaller ones.

01/02/2013

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Millions Awarded For U of Illinois Research Center

Money to go fund studies on next-generation circuit technology.

11/03/2012

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Sunday’s Pedal The Cause To Raise $2 Million For Cancer Research

Local doctor bikes the event, then uses proceeds to study possible cures.

10/05/2012

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SLU to Investigate Night Eating Syndrome

Researchers say those with the syndrome may struggle with eating disorders, sleep disorders, weight gain and depression.

09/05/2012

Linebacker Junior Seau of the San Diego Chargers during the Chargers 38-3 loss to the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Broncos. Brian Bahr  /Allsport

Junior Seau Brain Tissue Released for Study

Seau’s death echoed last year’s suicide of former Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson. Duerson left a note asking for his brain to be studied for signs of brain trauma.

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Komen’s Numbers Are Down Going Into Saturday’s Race For The Cure

Participation so far just over half of record set two years ago.

06/20/2012

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