Health literacy is a major concern facing the U.S. health care system, and it needs to get better soon. Simple, clear communication is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for promoting health behavior change.Read more
Researchers at UT Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces and could potentially be used for cancer detection.Read more
February is National Heart Month, and cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death of both men and women in the industrialized world, causing more than 30 percent of all deaths in the United States.
It is the most costly component of total health care spending.Read more
Meet faculty members who are hard at work to make sure life-saving drugs get from the lab to the patients who need them most.Read more