Study: Drug, Alcohol Use Higher Among Mentally Ill

Researchers at Washington University School found that rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those with psychotic disorders.


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Study: Eating Nuts As A Child May Promote Better Female Breast Health Later In Life

A new study has found that women who ate peanut butter and other forms of nuts during their childhood years were less likely to develop breast disease later in life.


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Saint Louis University To Begin Testing H7N9 Flu Vaccine

Local researchers are about to test a new vaccine against a deadly avian flu bug that hit China last spring.


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Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.


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Study: Bud Consumed By More ER Patients Than Any Other Alcoholic Beverage

A new study has found that Budweiser was the drink of choice for the largest percentage of those who wound up visiting the emergency room with alcohol-related injuries.


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Saint Louis University Looking For Volunteers With Advanced Heart Disease

Tests are underway at Saint Louis University to assess a new type of gene therapy in patients with poor heart functions.


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USGS Studying New Madrid Seismic Zone

The U.S. Geological Survey plans to begin conducting low-level flights across sections of Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee this week.


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Study: Women Manage Their Credit Better Than Men

The findings of a recently published study indicate that women are better at managing their credit than men.


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Study: Majority Of Men With Erectile Dysfunction Do Not Seek Treatment

The findings of a recent, large-scale study indicate that most men who are diagnosed with erectile dysfunction do not seek treatment for the malady.



Study: No Cancer Cluster Discovered in St. Louis County

Many residents of the area quickly dismissed a Missouri agency’s study which found no evidence of cancer cluster.