August 2018

With the help of advanced technology, a never-before-seen structure has been viewed covering the lymph nodes and it is teeming with immune cells of many kinds. The visualization is even more remarkable due to the fact that it only surfaces when needed and is the catalyst for immediate plasma production to fight infection. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

Recent research has demonstrated that the use of oral vitamin B3 has the potential for preventing acute kidney injury for those at high risk. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

Repairing the body via applied mechanics is laying the groundwork for a new era of medicine. Scientists are working with a magnetic gel that when applied to neurons can reduce pain. Click here to learn more.


Recent findings have redefined the risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression and may redefine strategies as well.  Cardiac disease, pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea all increase the risk for post-operative OIRD. Click here to learn more. Meta-analysis.