Use it or lose it: Eating and swallowing exercises show benefit in throat cancer patients

submitted by: mdanderson

Kate Hutcheson, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, discusses a new study examining the benefits of swallowing and eating exercises for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy for head and neck cancers.

Young Cancer Patient Inspires Hope

submitted by: mdanderson
Shane Leonard, a talented young man with his whole life ahead of him, did not let cancer create despair. Instead, Shane looked for opportunities in his new cancer hospital surroundings to inspire his future. At 17, cancer was found in his salivary gland. After surgery, he came to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for follow-up proton radiation treatment. In Shane's spare time, he would study quantum mechanics lectures and became friends with the senior medical physicist of...

The Energy Landscape for Molecular Motors - the Kinesin Story

submitted by: icamvid

Jose Onuchic gives a talk at the RPP08 conference on the mechanics of molecular motors. The discussion includes:
1) The reflection of constraints of the molecular architecture the dynamical pathways during stepping
2) The role of rectified diffusional motion.

Dissection - 02- intrinsic muscles of the back

submitted by: scivee-team

Dissection of a human body 02: the intrinsic muscles of the back (vertebral column, spinal meninges, spinal cord). Warning: content may be unsuitable for the faint hearted.

Dissection -01- Skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and up

submitted by: scivee-team

Dissection of a human body: skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and upper thigh. Warning: content may be unsuitable for the faint hearted.