For more than a decade, researchers have suspected air pollution reduces IQ in humans, and the results show up as early as age 4 from in utero exposure. Now, it’s possible that more fresh produce, including leafy salads, sides of greens or oranges in mothers’ lunchboxes, could help mitigate the seriousness. Frances A. Tylavsky, a… Read More
UTHSC In the Media
Students from two Mid-South universities are heading to the rodeo, but it’s not the typical kind with cowboys and steers. Instead, they’ll be unveiling the modified vehicles they designed and adapted for local children with special needs. Students Noah Vongphit and Emily Lawson talked about it with us on Live at 9.
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Taraji P. Henson held the inaugural “Can We Talk?” Benefit Dinner for her foundation this past Friday Night in Washington D.C., a continuation of her work towards building mental health awareness in the African American community. The star-studded black-tie event for the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation kicked off a 2-day conference dedicated to supporting African-Americans… Read More
With nearly 140 academic medical centers across the United States, administrators are constantly tasked with finding persuasive and innovative ways to entice the brightest minds to choose their facility for their studies. One of those facilities is the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), established in 1911 and located in the heart of Memphis’… Read More
A recent human study published in The FASEB Journal discovered the presence of fungal communities in the fetal gut. The study marks the first of its kind to observe fungal DNA in this developmental setting.
One of cancer’s most formidable adversaries is Dr. Neil Hayes. A physician and scientist with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Hayes has played a vital role in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). The cancer genomics program is a collaboration, started in 2006, between the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome… Read More
Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.