Antibiotics inappropriately prescribed to children resulted in at least $74 million in excess health-care costs in the U.S. in 2017, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine and The Pew Charitable Trusts.
A new study, led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, has identified abnormalities in the development of the brain’s visual system in infants that may predispose them to developing autism.
Vaccinated people with mild breakthrough COVID-19 infections can experience debilitating, lingering symptoms that affect the heart, brain, lungs and other parts of the body, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin–Madison identified the genetic causes of three mitochondrial diseases by figuring out what dozens of poorly understood mitochondrial proteins do.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine played a key role in investigating the accuracy of many different types of COVID-19 diagnostic tests administered in real-life conditions.
People with neurofibromatosis type 1 develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. Washington University School of Medicine researchers have discovered a way to use the epilepsy drug lamotrigine to stop such tumor growth in mice.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown function for the fragile X protein, the loss of which is the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability. The researchers showed that the protein modulates how neurons in the brain’s memory center process information, a central part of learning and memory.
Washington University School of Medicine has received a $61 million grant renewal for its Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences to support clinical and translational research across the region.
Researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have found a way to help more patients who want to stop smoking. The successful strategy involves using electronic medical records to help identify smokers when they visit their oncologists and offering help with quitting during such visits.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and Saint Louis University found that less than half of Americans who received treatment for opioid use disorder over a five-year period were offered a potentially lifesaving medication.