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Autism's Gender Patterns

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Largest study to date identifies gender-specific patterns of autism and related disorders occurrence among sibling pairs.

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Antibody Protects Against Zika and Dengue, Mouse Study Shows

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The same countries hard hit by Zika virus – which can cause brain damage in babies infected before birth – are also home to dengue virus. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis researchers report that they have found an antibody that protects against both viruses. These findings, in mice, could be a step towards an antibody-based preventative drug to protect fetuses from brain damage, while also protecting their mothers from both Zika and dengue disease.

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Breast Cancer Patients Largely Find Radiation Therapy Experience Better Than Expected

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A new survey finds breast cancer patients’ actual radiation therapy experiences largely exceeded their expectations.

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Rabies Prevention Is a Matter of Education, Vaccination

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Rudolph L. Leibel, MD to Keynote at ObesityWeek 2017

Stem Cell-derived Hypothalamic Neurons in the Elucidation of the Pathogenesis of Human Obesity: A New Frontier

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The Rat Race Is Over: New Livestock Model for Stroke Could Speed Discovery

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Researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed the first U.S. pig model for stroke treatments.

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Study: Seniors Benefit From Depression Treatment as Much as Younger Patients Do

A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals that older adults being treated for depression experience comparable improvements in quality of life and functioning as do younger adults treated for the same condition.

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