Publisher: Medical Xpress


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Strep A bacteria kill a half-million people a year. Why don’t we have a vaccine?

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Looking back, Otto remembers struggling to breathe when he was as young as four. Exertion would make him cough, and the coughing fits would go on and on. Growing up in a family of eight children in a village in northern Uganda, he would try to run and play with other kids. But usually he… Read More


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Research Done at UTHSC Plays Key Role in Alzheimer’s Research

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The Mouse Brain Library, established by Robert Williams based at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, contains data on over 10,000 brains and numerical data from just over 20,000 mice.


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Dr. DeVincenzo’s new treatment fights common infant virus

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DeVincenzo is also medical director of Le Bonheur’s Molecular Diagnostic and Virology Laboratories and professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.


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Combination protocol accurately diagnoses appendicitis in kids

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Ashley Saucier, M.D., from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and colleagues conducted a prospective observational cohort study involving 196 patients to assess the diagnostic accuracy of a clinical pathway for suspected appendicitis.