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Potential new treatment for brittle bone disease

Patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) treated with teriparatide, a form of parathyroid hormone approved for treatment of women with osteoporosis, had stronger...

Antioxidant drug knocks down multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have discovered that an antioxidant designed by scientists more than a dozen years ago to fight damage...

Getting monkeys drunk in the name of science

It's the time of year when many of us celebrate the holidays with festive foods and drinks, including alcohol. No better time then to...

New drug approach could lead to cures for wide range of...

A team led by a longtime Oregon Health & Science University researcher has demonstrated in mice what could be a revolutionary new technique to...

AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body

An HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate developed by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University appears to have the ability to completely clear an AIDS-causing virus...

Drug may be major advance against malaria

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University and the Portland VA Medical Center have developed a drug that may represent one of the world's...

Diet, nutrient levels linked to cognitive ability, brain shrinkage

New research has found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had better performance on...

Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

St. Louis, MO, March 4, 2011 -- The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medic...

Scientists discover cell of origin for childhood muscle cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital have defined the cell of origin for a kind of cancer called sarcoma. In a study published today as the Featured Article in the journal Cancer Cell,...

What makes fructose fattening? OHSU researchers find some answers in the...

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The dietary concerns of too much fructose is well documented. High-fructose corn syrup has become the sweetener most commonly added to processed foods. Many dietary experts believe this increase directly correlates to the nation's...

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