Science & Technology
Scientists Discover How Cells Defend Themselves Using Our Hidden Immune Arsenal
Our hidden immune arsenal! Scientists discover how cells defend themselves. Julie Tristan tells why its so important & what it means for the future of medicine.
Chronic Itch? Arthritis Drug is Potential New Therapy Fighting Itch
The Center for the Study of Itch (CSI) at Washington University in St. Louis had a breakthrough helping patients suffering from severe chronic itching.
Back to School is Risky Time for Asthma Attacks & Peak Time at Hospitals for Children with Asthma
Tragedies are preventable during this back-to-school season.
Having an asthma plan and routine can manage even the most severe asthma cases.
New Imaging “Blinks” So You Don’t Miss Proteins Causing Alzheimers & Other Age-Related Diseases
Engineers developed a new imaging technique using temporary fluorescence, causing the amyloids to flash, or “blink.”
Saint Louis University Hospital is First in Region to Offer Flexible Robotic Surgery System
Surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital operate with a fully flexible robotic arm, controlling the instruments with a joystick-like device and foot pedal.
Healthy Back-to-School Breakfast Options to Help Fuel Your Child’s Education
University of Missouri Health Care experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The right foods can help students stay full and focused.
St. Louis Entrepreneur’s Scientifically Backed ‘Vision’ for a Golf Ball is Now Part of PGA Play
St. Louis entrepreneur’s Triple Track technology is now a feature on the Callaway ERC Soft balls, ranked among the best golf balls in 2019.
HealthScience & Technology
Depressed Patients See Quality of Life Improve with Implanted Nerve Stimulation Device
Nerve stimulation patient Nick Fournie and his wife describe Nick’s transformation as a miracle.
Why Sharks Evolved Aircraft-Like Attributes of Airplanes or Blimps
A Saint Louis University shark expert helped discover two evolutionary paths for sharks that explain why sharks are shaped like aircraft.
Fear Sharks? SLU Researcher Dives In to Discover Why Sharks Don’t Like Freshwater
A Saint Louis University shark expert explains why the overwhelming majority of sharks don’t like freshwater.