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Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

Esophageal Cancer Research Defines Precise Features of Tumors

A new study from a national team of genomic experts shows striking differences in some types of esophageal tumors and argues against treatment approaches that sometimes view esophageal cancer and stomach tumors as a single or similar disease. 

1/18/2017
New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

New Telemedicine Grant Focuses on Sleep Care

A new grant will explore using telemedicine in the diagnosis and care of individuals with sleep apnea.

1/16/2017
Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

Mother’s Touch May Extend to Brain Development

A new study sheds light on changes in the brain that may explain why young infants who are placed in an orphanage or foster care often struggle with social relationships later in life.

1/4/2017
With a Tiny Video Camera, Physicians Improve Heart Valve Surgery

With a Tiny Video Camera, Physicians Improve Heart Valve Surgery

A quicker recovery for patients is one of the major benefits of video-assisted minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery. Physicians use a small incision in the chest wall and a tiny video camera on the end of flexible tube to guide the procedure.   

12/20/2016
Bacteria Responsible for Incurable Bone Infection Hide in Bone Micro-Channels

Bacteria Responsible for Incurable Bone Infection Hide in Bone Micro-Channels

Researchers in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research believe they have found that Staphylococcus aureus can hide in tiny channels within bone, defying several long-held beliefs about the bacteria. The team believes this may contribute to the high reinfection rate in S. aureus bone infections. 

12/19/2016