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ThumbnailGame Changer
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon examines the causes of elbow injuries in young baseball pitchers.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall14/game-changer.asp
ThumbnailOpening Up the Lab
Scientist Brad Duerstock aims to make science more accessible to people with disabilities.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept12/opening-up-the-lab.asp
ThumbnailFor Janice
Researchers study septic shock, a condition when the body’s immune system reacts to a bacterial infection.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept10/forjanice.asp
ThumbnailDogging Sepsis
Veterinarian studies sepsis, a dramatic, full-body reaction to an injury or illness.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar07/dogging.html
ThumbnailAsking Good Questions
Anesthesiologist asks fundamental questions about the way the body controls its temperature.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/questions.html
ThumbnailA Chance Discovery
Doctor-scientist is trying to solve the molecular mysteries behind a deadly body-wide infection called sepsis.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar02/harris.html
ThumbnailA World Without Pain
An interactive virtual reality environment called "Snow World" reduces the pain experienced by burn patients.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall17/world-without-pain.asp
ThumbnailHow Bacterial Slime Clogs the Works
Time-lapse movie reveals how bacteria clog medical devices like stents and catheters.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept13/jf_sept13.asp#slime
ThumbnailBacteria Make Strong Stitches
Researchers discover a new, relatively cheap way to manufacture sutures that are tougher and more flexible than current ones.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept07/found_sept07.html#stitch
ThumbnailTraumatized T Cells
Scientists find molecular signals after trauma that weaken T cells and send the immune system awry.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar07/bedside_march07.html#tcell
ThumbnailSetting Standards
Setting guidelines for specific medical treatments can reduce the number of variables in research that involves patients.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept06/bedside_sept06.html#set
ThumbnailGenes Help Treat Trauma
Compared to healthy people, trauma patients' white blood cells show dramatic differences in the activity of certain genes.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept05/bedside_sept05.html#geneshelp
ThumbnailBone Marrow Powers Wound Healing
Researchers discover that cells in bone marrow play a role in healing wounds and keeping skin healthy.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar05/bedside_march.html#bone
ThumbnailSeeing Red
A genetic variation in some red-haired women revealed that they needed a higher dose of anesthesia.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar05/bedside_march.html#red
ThumbnailIn a Heartbeat
Heart rate irregularities may signal the onset of sepsis in some high-risk babies.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/bedside_sep.html#heart
ThumbnailA Breath of Fresh Air
Scientists evaluate a simple method to deliver oxygen, a component of air, directly to slow-healing skin wounds.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept03/bedside_sep.html#air
ThumbnailVitamin C Improves Skin Grafts
Researchers may have found a new medical use for the classic citrus fruit vitamin.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/feb03/bedside.html#vita
ThumbnailStop Cell Death, Help Treat Sepsis?
Results suggest that stopping intestinal cell death may someday be an effective treatment for sepsis.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept02/bench.html#sepsis
This page last reviewed on August 21, 2017