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Medical Ethics Summer School

August 9, 2011

It has been a couple months since the end of the spring quarter, and the with it the end of many of the Medical Center’s weekly lecture series. But a recent batch of videos posted to the website of the MacLean Center for Medical Ethics brought [Read more]

The New Landscape of Hepatitis C

July 5, 2011

The hepatitis C virus has always been an unusual disease. Largely symptom-free in its early stages, many people are unaware for many years that they have contracted the virus. But if left untreated, hepatitis C can eventually cause severe liver [Read more]

The Wandering Cells of Migraine Aura

May 23, 2011

Many people who suffer from regular migraines experience a kind of prelude to their attack, known as a migraine aura. Less than an hour before the headache begins, the person experiences a sensory or motor disturbance, such as flickering shapes and [Read more]

One Foot in Front of the Other

April 14, 2011

There are few biological functions that we take for granted more than gait, the intricate symphony of motion that happens almost automatically when we walk or run. Gait is programmed deep into the nervous system of animals, an activity so robust [Read more]