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Researchers Identify Factors Behind Cases of Small-Intestine inflammation

Oregon State University scientists looked at factors linked to cases of common variable immunodeficiency, which afflicts thousands of people worldwide and often prevents them from absorbing nutrients.

 

Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.

Study Targets ‘Opiate-Use Epidemic’ Risks for Women

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Oregon researchers create comprehensive resource from pregnancy to menopause

August 23, 2012 -- Common sense says don’t prescribe the same pain medication, known as opiates, to 70-year-old man as a 24-year-old woman, but until now physicians haven’t had a firm basis for making such distinctions.

Research Highlights Pitfall of Psychiatric Drug Development

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Publication bias may provide physicians with an incomplete picture

March 21, 2012 -- Physicians who prescribe antipsychotic medications may be basing their decisions on incomplete information, according to new research published by scientists at Oregon Health & Science University. The study is published in PLoS Medicine, a peer-reviewed open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science.

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