Researchers develop new way to visualize single-cell protein secretion with amazing accuracy

We recently witnessed the stunning images of distant galaxies revealed by the James Webb Telescope, which were previously only visible as blurry spots. Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have developed a new way to visualize proteins secreted by cells with amazing accuracy, making it the James Webb version of visualizing single-cell protein secretion. … Read more

Surgical robot developed by Nebraska to be tested in space | Omaha and regional news

MIRA (“Miniature In Vivo Robotic Assistant”) is an investigative robot that will enable surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries in any hospital or surgery center, without the need for dedicated space or infrastructure typically required for other “centralized” robotic systems. Weighing just two pounds, the single slit miniature platform is fully robotic and can be … Read more

Early initiation of physical therapy for patients with low back pain associated with less use of healthcare resources

Early initiation of physical therapy (PT) for American patients with acute low back pain (LBP) was associated with lower use of healthcare resources in the first month and year after initial symptoms appeared, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine. These healthcare resources included advanced imaging, specialist appointments, epidural steroid injections, and emergency … Read more

New research reveals why premature babies who are fed breast milk are healthier than babies fed formula.

Human breast milk has long been considered “liquid gold” among doctors who treat premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). “Preterm infants” who are breastfed are healthier, on average, than those fed formula. Why this is true, however, has remained a mystery. New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute … Read more

Special Edition supports a national program to improve access to PrEP to prevent the spread of HIV

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Including studies and comments supporting a national program to improve access to PrEP, a drug that prevents the spread of HIV. The policy proposal for the national PrEP was released in December … Read more

The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center, Office of the State Medical Examiner Dedicates a New Common Facility | education

The new building at The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center that will house new school facilities and the eastern office of the state’s Chief Medical Examiner received the official induction to the community Thursday. An open house was held and ribbon-cut for the recently completed North Hall on campus at 1111 W. 17th St. … Read more