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Technology to provide new options for patients with neurological disease and pain has received major new support.
New insights into the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infections could bring better treatments for COVID-19 cases.
Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game.
Purdue scientists use malaria expertise to track COVID-19 variants, inform policymakers on virus spread
Scientists have been using genetics to track diseases for decades. Now, a team at Purdue University that typically tracks malaria spread in Southern and Central Africa is using its expertise to track COVID-19 in Indiana.
This common shoulder injury could heal faster, thanks to the first implant that re-creates a crucial tissue structure
For sports fans, nothing beats seeing their favorite athletes compete at the top of their game. But a shoulder injury such as a badly torn rotator cuff threatens to pause or end the career of any athlete in sports ranging from football, basketball and baseball to golf and tennis.
Elderly, lower income and rural individuals frequently lack easy access to mental health services where they live, but technological advances and the burgeoning field of telemental health hold out the promise of bringing these services to them.
The same technology that helps treat traumatic brain injuries in athletes and soldiers may one day help doctors determine the effectiveness of vaccines on patients.