Flu revs up immune response in pregnancy
Immune cells from pregnant women are strongly activated by influenza — a surprising finding that may explain the increased risk of flu complications in pregnancy, a new study finds.
Nurturing healthy physicians
A former resident’s suicide inspired a wellness program in the Department of Surgery. Years later, the program continues to promote psychological and physical well-being for busy new surgeons.
Researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading
An experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a potentially safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy.
Videos explain concepts of clinical research
Bioethicists are releasing videos and policy guidelines that aim to promote more ethical comparative-effectiveness research within medical practices.
Kidney transplants give Hawaii siblings chance to get growing
Siblings Dominic and Julia Faisca of Hawaii, both of whom suffer from a rare genetic disease, are now “growing like weeds” thanks to kidney transplants led by Waldo Concepcion, MD.