News and updates about research in health and medicine.

Sound Medicine: September 1, 2013

Sep 1, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for September 1

  • How do microbes, the microbiome, and overall nutrition affect our health?

Sound Medicine: July 28, 2013

Jul 28, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for July 28

  • Affordable Care Act update with Dr. Aaron Carroll
  • Did you know: Soccer may be more dangerous than football
  • Could new anticoagulants replace Coumadin?
  • Epilepsy implant 
  • Checkup: Listening in constant fear
  • The Human Genome Project's impact on science in the past 10 years

Sound Medicine: June 2, 2013

Jun 2, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for June 2

  • Dealing with the devastating consequences of prescribing opioids for pain

Sound Medicine: January 27, 2013

Jan 27, 2013

Guest Leslie Becker-Phelps, M.D., shares that New Year’s may not be the best time to make resolutions because you may not be ready to enact a change.

Developmental biologist Eric Olson, Ph.D., has discovered that the hearts of infant mammals are capable of regenerating and repairing themselves. This extraordinary capability is lost once mammals become adults. Olson, a professor of molecular biology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, explains why adult hearts lose this ability and discusses his and others’ research on the possibility of cell regeneration in the adult heart so it can repair itself after an attack.