Surgery

The healing power of fat

A healthy-weight adult can have 30 billion fat cells in his or her body, while someone who is considered obese can carry as many as 300 billion.

Health

Home remedies: helping a hoarse voice

You've likely had days when your voice sounds excessively husky, raspy or weak. You may have even lost your voice for a short time laryngitis. Laryngitis is an inflammation of your voice box (larynx) from overuse, irritation ...

Medical research

Scientists grow functional vocal cord tissue in the lab

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have succeeded in growing functional vocal cord tissue in the laboratory, a major step toward restoring a voice to people who have lost their vocal cords to cancer surgery or other ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Magnets help cure chronic acid reflux

Magnets are helping Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center pediatric nephrologist Jens Goebel, MD, and Hoxworth Blood Center clinical lab scientist David Puckett lead healthier lives.

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