Strands of Life
An innovative method of culling specific genes
for study helps researchers to determine which genes carry out important
functions or contribute to human diseases.
Understanding why the human immune system sometimes
attacks its own host may lead to new therapies or even the prevention
of automimmune diseases.
Young Hip Joints
Young adults with hip dysplasia — who often
go undiagnosed — can benefit from a surgical procedure that radically
changes the structure of the hip joint.
Minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins
and other leg vein problems is not for looks alone — the procedure
can cure these often painful and debilitating conditions.
Strep bacteria spreads infection via wasplike “stinger.”