Strangers often stop to ask Bob Seeman why he wears a padded glove on his left hand. So he hands out a card with a link to a YouTube video, which tells the extraordinary story of how Seeman’s left arm was reattached after it was nearly completely severed in a tow truck accident.
– Loyola University Health System|12/10/2013 1:50 PM EST
An experimental compound developed by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute's Florida campus is capable of significantly reducing joint inflammation in animal models of rheumatoid arthritis.
– Scripps Research Institute|12/10/2013 1:45 PM EST
If recent news that University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) researchers observed the largest gamma ray burst ever has you nervous about getting blasted into extinction, the UAH researchers say chances of that are exceedingly rare.
– University of Alabama Huntsville|12/10/2013 12:00 PM EST
A man attempting a bicycle stunt made a significant—if unintended—contribution to surgical science, as a video of his crash allowed researchers to analyze the "kinematic and dynamic parameters" of the accident and resulting facial fractures. The study appears in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, edited by Mutaz B. Habal, MD, and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|12/10/2013 11:55 AM EST
Healthy Helpings … and a Few Tasty Transgressions, published by the School of Public Health’s student organization, offers more than 100 recipes to raise funds for local and national causes.
– Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences|12/10/2013 11:00 AM EST
Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
– Tufts University|12/10/2013 11:00 AM EST
Exercise can benefit health and improve mood, and now new research shows that it has the potential to restore sexual desire and function in women adversely affected by sexual side effects related to antidepressant use.
– University of Texas at Austin|12/10/2013 11:00 AM EST
The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes (RAVAN) satellite, scheduled for launch in 2015, will demonstrate how accurate and wide-ranging measurements of Earth’s outgoing radiation can be made with a remarkably small instrument.
– Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory|12/10/2013 11:00 AM EST
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