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Dr Miriam Stoppard: New hip operation method is close to a miracle

Andy Murray’s hip-smoothing operation had a miraculous result – no more pain, no more limping, and he’s back playing Grand Slams. He’s not alone. Currently, 95,000 Brits undergo hip replacements every year. They spend up to five days in hospital, unable to walk. But thanks to new, minimally invasive surgery being introduced to the NHS,… Read More »

Close to Home: NIH Researcher and Alopecia Patient Seeks a Cure

Angela Christiano, Ph.D., is not a typical researcher. Dr. Christiano studies a hair loss disease called alopecia areata. She also has it. Alopecia areata makes people lose their hair, usually in small patches. While it is not painful, the condition can cause serious confidence and self-image issues. “With the support of NIH, this research and… Read More »