Adolph Thornton Jr., known as rapper Young Dolph, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his head, neck and torso when he was killed at a Memphis bakery in November, according to details in an autopsy report. Investigation and autopsy findings support the cause of death as a homicide, according to the report, completed by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic… Read More
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Russian airstrikes are becoming an all-too-common experience for people living in Ukraine. Just last week, a children’s hospital was destroyed in a targeted attack. Now, a Memphis doctor born in Ukraine is stepping up to help children who need care through telemedicine. Dr. Anthony Sheyn works with St. Jude and Le Bonheur… Read More
Nearly half of surveyed horse riders who never wear a helmet say they would do so if it had a better fit. The online survey, reported in the journal Concussion, garnered responses from 2598 riders through social media, with 1969 of them, or 75.8%, saying they always wore a helmet. However, the remaining 629 riders said… Read More
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Russian airstrikes right now are an everyday reality for Ukrainians. This week, a children’s hospital was destroyed. It’s heartbreaking for Memphis doctor Anthony Sheyn, who works with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “Seeing playgrounds reduced to… Read More
It’s not hard to spot the signs of change in Memphis. From the massive overhaul at Liberty Park and recent renovations at the airport, the city is building toward a brighter future. And there’s a new push to get local students interested in architecture, graphic design, and other fields closely tied to the construction industry.… Read More
Dr. Jon McCullers, pediatrician-in-chief and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, COO, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and The University of Tennessee Health and Science Center.
Two years ago, Tennessee detected the first case of COVID-19. Some people believe the pandemic may never end, but one school is trying to use resources to educate Memphis on what is known about the vaccine.
A UTHSC research team has been awarded $2.85 million from the National Institute on Aging for a project that will deepen understanding of how mitochondria influence the aging process and age-related diseases.