Science & Technology
New Brain Tumor Center at Siteman Cancer Center to be Part of Neuroscience Research Building
The newly formed Brain Tumor Center is part of Siteman Cancer Center and the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis.
Study Finds Reinfection of COVID-19 for Patients with Severe Infection is Rare but Possible
In a review of more than 9,000 patients with severe COVID-19, less than 1% contacted the illness again resulting in two deaths, most cases were mild.
WashU Expert Talks Delta Variant & Vaccines as Variant Fuels Missouri’s Surge of COVID-19 Cases
In the video story, Dr. Newland discusses the Delta variant in Missouri and offers advice for the vaccinated and unvaccinated.
Heart Procedure Has Successful Same-Day Discharge at Mercy During Pandemic Freeing Up Hospital Beds
St. Louis’ first same-day discharge TAVR patient is back to the outdoor activities he enjoys, saying he feels stronger and healthier.
Motion Detection and Machine Learning Device Used in Study of Chronic Itch Patients
Emerald is designed to monitor vital signs and other health metrics helping doctors know when a patient needs to be seen or go to the hospital.
Flowers Bloom Early Confusing Bees – Effects of Climate Change on Flowers, Bees & Possibly You
Earlier blooms and a longer flowering season would be confusing to bees, possibly leading to a decline of bee populations.
St. Louis-Based Geneoscopy is Having Success with At-Home Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests
Geneoscopy wants to improve widespread colorectal cancer detection and prevention through participation with at-home collection kits.
Newly Identified Pathway Explains Why Antihistamine Drugs Often Don’t Work in Eczema Patients
Itch signals from acute itch flares in eczema are being carried to the brain along a previously unrecognized pathway that current drugs don’t target.
Missouri Adolescents Line Up for Shot at More Normal Summer Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
Doctors say the best time to start the vaccination process for adolescents is now, before big summer events and the start of the new school year.
Washington University in St. Louis Leads International Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial to Test Tau Drugs
Clinical trials are underway targeting tau tangles in the brains of patients and family members of dominantly inherited Alzheimer’s disease.