In California, Hispanic patients with cystic fibrosis were three times as likely to die from the disease as their non-Hispanic counterparts, despite similar access to specialty care, a new study shows.
New research involving people diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease sheds light on how individual neurons control muscle movement in humans — and could help in the development of better brain-controlled prosthetic devices.
The summer issue goes deep on the most superficial part of the body: skin. Also included is an excerpt from a new biography of polio-vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk and an article on the growing number of castoff donor hearts.
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