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Disease Area

Disease Area Pain & critical care

Green Light for Pain Relief

| William Aryitey

LEDs may be the non-pharmalogical solution that chronic pain patients have been looking for

Disease Area Cardiovascular

The Heart of Translation

| Douglas L. Mann

Douglas L. Mann, Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University

Disease Area Cardiovascular

Embracing Robotics with Heart

| William Aryitey

A heart-hugging cardiac sleeve could help restore heart function

Disease Area Clinical trials

Biting Back Against Malaria

| William Aryitey

A small clinical trial has shown that a malaria vaccine works in humans

Disease Area Pain & critical care

Image of the Month

| Charlotte Barker

Virtual reality may be the distraction from pain that recovering patients need

Disease Area Infectious diseases

Science in the Time of Cholera

| Myron M. Levine

As Haiti's cholera epidemic rages on, a new vaccine could help curb future outbreaks.

Disease Area Outcomes research

Efficacy vs Effectiveness

| William Aryitey

Tightly controlled efficacy studies can’t predict real-word effectiveness

Disease Area Analytical science

Smoke and Mirrors – and Red Tape

| Charlotte Barker

Marijuana is legal in many US states, but restrictions limit medical research and testing

Disease Area Cell & molecular biology

Making Waves - and Microbubbles

| Spiros Kotopoulis

Find out more about the fast-growing field of sonoporation

Disease Area Cancer

Image of the Month

| Charlotte Barker

A protective nest of fibrotic scar tissue surrounding pancreatic tumors

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