Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Students Put Research Skills to Good Use

Twelve students from the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics recently conducted hands-on research with scientists and medical professionals in their laboratories during the OSSM Investigative Research Scholars Program. To read the entire article, click here.

Protein could provide “fountain of youth” for immune system 

Scientists have found what may amount to a “fountain of youth” for adult stem cells. The discovery could have implications in reducing age-related illness from infections. As people age, they find they can’t do all the things they used to be able to do—can’t move as fast, can’t remember as much or see as well. In a way, the same is true for adult stem cells, said Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Paul Kincade, Ph.D. To read the entire article, click here.

 

August 2013

High Temperatures Prompt Safety Concern for Children 

As temperatures climb, it is important to recognize that children’s bodies overheat easily and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses. Parents and caregivers of young children should especially keep in mind that vehicles heat up quickly and can be extremely dangerous for children. To read the entire article, click here.

Champion Child Spencer Flies High With Delta Sky

Each year Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals selects a child who has been treated by a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital to be featured in the Delta Sky Magazine. Spencer, 2012 Oklahoma Champion Child, has been selected by CMN Hospitals to appear in July’s issue of Delta Sky Magazine due to his captivating smile and amazing life story. To read the entire article, click here.

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