Researcher develops mobile rehab tool to help patients manage their concussion recovery

Individuals suffering from a concussion who lack the resources, time or knowledge to handle their condition expertly will soon have access to a low-cost path to recovery. Michael Hutchison, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, has developed a mobile rehabilitation tool called Continue Reading

Researcher studies differences in the immune systems of men and women

Females are less susceptible to infection but are 10 times more likely than males to develop an autoimmune disorder, such as hypothyroidism or rheumatoid arthritis. The female immune system is “a double-edged sword” in that way, said Jennifer Franko, a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Continue Reading

Researcher asks, ‘is it time for another contraception revolution?’

In an effort to protect the planet and preserve its natural treasures for future generations, another contraception revolution that provides options for populations not currently being served by modern contraception may be the answer according to a Perspective in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine. The expanding human population Continue Reading

UA researcher and doctoral student reconcile scientific standoff in colon cancer research

When two studies attempting to identify new colon cancer treatment methods found different results, a researcher at the University of Arizona Cancer Center was asked to help settle the uncertainty. Curtis Thorne, Ph.D., an assistant professor, cellular and molecular medicine, accepted the challenge and called upon one of his doctoral Continue Reading

Flashback: Vaccine researcher funded by the U.S. government sentenced to prison for medical fraud

It’s no secret the mainstream media loves to bash anyone who dares to express even a modicum of skepticism towards vaccines, so it’s important to reiterate that skepticism is most definitely not unfounded. While it would be great if things like fraud, manipulation and data falsification were things of times past, the Continue Reading