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Researcher blends medicine with political science

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In a country like Guatemala – where civil war and social instability have contributed to rampant poverty, disease and malnutrition – politics are as necessary as medicine when figuring out how to provide good health care. That's at the heart of Paul Wise's Children in Crisis program.

Scientists develop new test to predict success of IVF

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A team of medical school researchers, led by Mylene Yao, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, left, has developed a model to predict the outcomes of a subsequent round of in vitro fertilization treatment for those women who have already gone through a cycle.

3-D imaging key to understanding bone structure, health

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A team that included scientists from the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource and several other institutions has developed a technique that can be used to image bone structure in 3-D at high resolution. The technique is important to the study of osteoporosis and other skeletal diseases.

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