Christina Sumners

Study demonstrates vaccines’ safety, lack of link to autism

October 6, 2015
No evidence that thimerosal-containing vaccines cause negative behaviors or result in neuropathology

Reducing asthma-related hospitalizations in South Texas

September 29, 2015
Interventions in South Texas work to reduce asthma-related hospitalizations

Improving health through mobile technology: Beyond the hype

September 25, 2015
Clinicians are able to pull up patient records using their mobile phones, and patients are increasingly getting and tracking health information from mobile applications

You Asked: What does Adderall do to your body?

September 22, 2015
Students may be tempted to use prescription drugs to help them study, but taking stimulants without the supervision of a physician can be dangerous

Professor aids domestic abuse victims along Texas-Mexico border

September 18, 2015
Nearly one in four women in the United States reports having experienced violence from a current or former intimate partner

Uncovering the secrets of peroxisomes

September 10, 2015
The cell has to find the right balance between having enough peroxisomes to do the job of breaking down fats and not having too many

When the first antidepressant doesn’t work: What’s next?

September 8, 2015
Two-thirds of people with major depression aren’t successfully treated by the first antidepressant they try

Alcoholism: A step toward a treatment

September 2, 2015
A population of neurons influences whether one drink leads to two