In ancient times, medical advances were made through a mixture of trial and error. Today’s trials are a far cry from the methods of discovery made by early civilizations.
Above a double doorway at the end of a hallway, a wooden sign announces in Latin, “Mortui Vivos Docent.” It’s here that the dead teach the living.
Epigenetics is like an invisible pianist playing a genetic keyboard with each key representing a different gene.
Modified toy cars give a new sense of movement to children who can’t easily get around because of mobility impairments.
UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center join forces to benefit South Texas cancer patients.
When a person has a stroke, brain tissue begins to die as oxygen-rich blood is blocked from entering the brain. But with a device about the size of a coffee stir, brain tissue is saved, and a full recovery is possible.
They’re in every cell in every living organism, and now researchers have a better understanding about heat shock proteins and their role in human diseases.
If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. Miles of Smiles–Laredo provides elementary school children dental screenings, fluoride varnish and dental sealants—all for free.
Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder relive past traumas again and again, bound in a virtual prison of their memories.
It’s an unsettling thought: You could be walking around for 20 years developing Parkinson’s disease and not even know it.