Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 26, 2014
Binge drinking disrupts immune system in young adults, study finds
Binge drinking in young, healthy adults significantly disrupts the immune system, according to a study in the journal Alcohol.

Worse lower, higher, frequency hearing in HIV+ adults
Adults with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV+) had poorer lower and higher frequency hearing than adults without HIV infection, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

2015 to ring in advances in prevention, interventional procedures, heart repair
Wearable technologies, possible changes to stenting practices, state legislation on energy drinks, expanded use of minimally invasive heart repair procedures, and the development of a new class of cholesterol lowering drugs are among top stories anticipated in cardiology in 2015.

UH Cancer Center researcher looks to ocean to treat sepsis
A graduate research assistant at the UH Cancer Center and Ph.D. candidate at the John A.
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