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Gene discoveries may lead to regeneration of cells needed for hearing
The researchers identified patterns of gene expression that may determine whether the ear’s inner pillar cells can give rise to new hair cells, which are key to hearing.
Scientists find genetic underpinnings of functional brain networks seen in imaging studies
Imaging studies have delineated brain networks consisting of discrete brain regions acting in synchrony. This view of the brain’s functional architecture has now been confirmed by a study showing coordination at the genetic level as well.
5 Questions: A three-month checkup of MyHeart Counts
Writer Tracie White interviewed Michael McConnell, MD, a professor of cardiovascular medicine at Stanford, about how things are progressing with the heart-health app and study.
$9 million grant to establish open-access autism database at Stanford
The project, funded by the Hartwell Foundation, will assemble many types of biological data from children with autism and make the information freely available to researchers worldwide.
Discovery of molecular pathway could lead to pancreatitis treatments
New research could lead to pharmacological treatments for chronic pancreatitis, a severe and currently untreatable disease.
Some heartburn drugs may boost risk of heart attack, study finds
A data-mining study has found an association between the use of proton-pump inhibitors, which account for 100 million prescriptions per year in the United States alone, and the likelihood of incurring a heart attack down the road.
In Kenya, program changes male attitudes about sexual violence, study finds
Young men and teenage boys participating in a program developed by No Means No Worldwide had more positive views toward women and less belief in rape myths, a study found.
Higher concentration of physicians groups could increase medical costs, researchers say
Orthopedic surgeons in concentrated markets charged 7 percent more for knee replacements than physicians in less concentrated markets, a new study shows.
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