On October 1st, first year medical students begin dissecting the human cadavers housed at the Pennington Health Sciences gross anatomy lab at UNR. Lab manager Lindsay Pisani gives us a tour and talks us through what has changed for the gross anatomy course since the start of the pandemic.
Public health officials serve as detectives, looking for patterns in peoples’ sickness and testing foods and even restaurant equipment to find the source.
The Healthy Nevada Project can sequence your DNA to tell if you are genetically at-risk for developing certain diseases.
Is the pressure to perform in your tech job enough to have you seeking Adderall as a performance-enhancer? Read this before you do it.
Will we ever hug people again? Will we keep wearing masks? Past pandemics suggest that some aspects of our lives will revert to “normal” once this pandemic eases.
More than 60 percent human viruses originally come from animals.
For the past decade, these researchers around the globe have been working to identify risky viruses before they infect humans.
The team found a new Ebola virus in bats in Sierra Leone, and has worked with various communities to reduce exposure.
It may come as a surprise to learn the keto diet was originally developed to treat seizures. Now some rave about it as a quick weight loss tool. But nutritionists say some early research gives cause for concern about maintaining the restrictive diet long-term.
If you’ve visited the grocery store in the past week, you’ve probably seen people flocking to the toilet paper aisle. Toilet paper is flying off the shelves as people prepare for the worst of Coronavirus (COVID-19). “Walmart looked like it was ransacked,” said Miranda Ossio-Marin, a student at the University of Nevada, Reno. “Traveling to […]