SC CTSI-Supported Pilot Suggests Promise of Testosterone Supplementation to Enhance Recovery from Knee Surgery
Surgical repair of the knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may lead to long term loss of strength and other impacts. The study opened a new avenue of investigation into the potential of the muscle-building hormone to help ACL patients get back in the game.
Smartphone App Developed by USC Health Communication Researchers Boosts Healthy Eating in Families
Inadequate consumption of vegetables and fruits is one of America's core health challenges, and is particularly acute among low-income families who have traditionally lacked access to these fresh foods. Although billions of dollars worth of groceries are distributed free through community food pantries, household cooks often lack the kitchen skills and recipes needed to transform fresh produce into meals their kids and families will like.
USC Neurosurgeon Pioneers New Method to Deliver Brain-Protective Medicines During Stroke Procedures
In a study funded by the American Heart Association, researcher William Mack, MD, showed that catheters used to remove blood clots can also be used to send neuroprotective agents directly to affected brain areas.