What’s New

June 24, 2019
It’s a shocking statistic: more than half of people living with advanced lung cancer will die within one year of being diagnosed. See what researchers are doing to increase survival rates.
Scientists hope a missing gene may lead to the first ever drug to help stroke patients recover better. It’s a drug that’s given to most HIV patients. Find out more on a drug repurposing that’s bringing a lot of hope
Fifty percent of breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomy choose to have breast reconstruction. That surgery can sometimes limit their mobility. See how robot-assisted research may help patients regain their quality of life.
One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in his life. See how a next-generation robot is making surgery easier for both doctor and patient.
The HPV virus is linked to several different cancers including cervical cancer and head and neck cancers. Now a new therapy is wiping out the virus  before it becomes life-threatening.

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Rewire The Brain, Protect The Knee? 
Dustin Grooms PhD, ATC, CSCS, Assistant professor of athletic training
Ohio University

Quote of the week:

“If you think you have it tough, read history books.” 

— Bill Maher

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