January 2011

How Soccer Explains the NICU

January 24, 2011

At many levels of medicine, it’s important for physicians to make predictions about their patient’s future. Will their disease or condition worsen? Will this treatment or that treatment be more effective in curing them? How much longer [Read more]

The Off-Label Antipsychotic Surge

January 20, 2011

If you watch enough football games, you might come away with the impression that today’s most profitable drugs are for erectile dysfunction, cholesterol, and allergies. But far less public attention is paid to one of the most expensive classes [Read more]

Sickle Cell on the Football Field

January 17, 2011

In 2006, Rice University football player Dale Lloyd II collapsed during a practice and later died. The cause of death was acute exertional rhabdomyolysis, a sudden breakdown of muscle tissue into the blood brought on by strenuous exercise. But the [Read more]