July 11, 2013

Children who receive a vaccine to prevent blood and ear infections may be reducing the spread of pneumonia to the rest of the population, especially their grandparents and other older adults. Read more...

Project seeks to create 'bioartificial' kidney


Nephrologist William Fissell IV, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, is intent on creating and mass-producing an implantable bioartificial kidney that can transform quality of life and prospects for survival for people with chronic kidney disease who would otherwise be forced onto dialysis. Read more...

New tool helps research publications stay NIH-compliant


The National Institutes of Health requires scientists to provide public access to any peer-reviewed publications resulting from NIH-supported research through PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's premier search system. Read more...

New Health and Wellness Wellcast: "How to Pick Good Sunglasses"


Sunglasses aren't just fashion accessories but are an important tool in protecting your eyes against UVA and UVB rays emitted from the sun. Read more...