Surgery

Heal Thyself: Most who tear Achilles tendon can skip surgery

It's a weekend warrior's nightmare. You're playing hoops in the driveway and go up for a lay-up. You land and hear a pop: you've torn your Achilles tendon. Do you have surgery or hope it heals with just a cast and rehab? ...

Neuroscience

In the quest for a TBI therapy, astrocytes may be the bull's-eye

Growing evidence suggests that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia. But to date, effective therapies aren't available for preventing or treating TBI-induced ...

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