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December 13, 2018

Science does not yet tell us why various therapies for low back pain benefit some individuals but not others.  A researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine reasons that if we could understand why some patients benefit from cer

Man with back pain
December 13, 2018

Chronic lower back pain is a common condition, and experts say there's no convincing evidence that surgeries, injections and other therapies are effective in the long run.

December 7, 2018

Crowdsourcing is just as effective at recognizing some indicators of autism spectrum disorder  in children as observations by expert clinicians, a recent stud

December 5, 2018

Advances in rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

December 4, 2018

Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that may open the door for personalized treatments.

Elderly man sitting on a bench
December 4, 2018

Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease have created an approach to classify those patients, a finding that may be a path to personalized treatments.

January 4, 2019

Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but  what  are they really saying?

November 28, 2018

Three U.S. sites are enrolling couples in the first clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of a gel for men to prevent unintended pregnancy.

November 20, 2018

Benzodiazepines, a class of prescription drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia, are often taken with pain-relieving opioids.

November 19, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence, a recent study found.

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