(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (...
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey with parents' views on the topic. Sara...
Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart. But TAVR, or transcatheter...
Finding medical care shouldn't be difficult, especially for a life-threatening disorder, but it can be for people living with hydrocephalus. Mary Conyard was diagnosed at 4 months old with the...
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Dr. Martin "Casey" Childers and the Bella, matriarch of his research into myotubular myopathy, a muscle-wasting disease. Credit: Clare McLean
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Lab activity in Dr. Paul Yager's lab reflects work on paper-based diagnostics. Their hope is that in two to three years, people miles from a lab will be able to cough, spit, or urinate on a piece of...