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New Multifunctional Nanoparticles Target Lung Cancer

new-mulitfunctional-stillDespite new treatments, lung cancer continues to prove a deadly disease.  

Only 15 percent of patients survive.

But researchers at the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center hope to change that with a new approach that utilizes special targeted nanoparticles.

Varicose Veins In Men

Varicose veins affect a lot of people - half of all adults over 50. Although they are more common in women, men can get varicose veins too.

Physicians at The Vascular Center at OU Medicine participated in a study that aims to make a relatively new, non-invasive treatment for varicose veins even better.

Early Detection of Eye Disease in Premature Infants

For babies born prematurely, there are many health risks.

One of those is the risk of a debilitating eye disease that can rob a baby of vision.

Now, researchers at the Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center are studying a new way to help more babies.

Kidney Stones in Children

Kidney stones are common in adults forty years of age and older, but children are not immune.

In fact, a number of recent studies reveal a significant increase in children diagnosed with kidney stones, a trend seen by experts in pediatric urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center too.

Building Better Vaccines

There's a saying: Build a better mouse trap and the world will beat a path to your door.

But a better vaccine and it could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year.

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center believe their discovery may do just that.

New Drug for Fragile X

Life can be challenging for parents of children who exhibit agitation and behavioral withdrawal.

Sometimes there is an underlying medical reason for these behaviors as is the case for children with an inherited disorder known as Fragile X.

Now, researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center hope to learn if an investigational drug can make a difference.

Home Exercise and PAD

More than 8 million Americans live with the pain and difficulty of walking caused by an illness called peripheral artery disease or PAD.

But research at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center may point to improved treatments for PAD that start much closer to home than most patients realize.

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