Anthony Atala, MD, director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest University, explains how a tiny piece of tissue from a human organ can be used to regenerate body parts in several weeks by growing a person's cells outside of their body.
In its experimental stages, Anthony Atala, MD, director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest University, shows a tedmed.com crowd how cells can be used in a common desktop printer to create a two-chamber heart.
In 2017, there were more than 70 drug overdose cases reported in Beaufort County as of September 1, 20 of which resulted in death and the vast majority involving opioids. This public service announcement video was created and produced by the County Channel to educate residents on the local opioid crisis and treatment resources available.
It has been 12 years since NBC did their feel-good feature on Volunteers in Medicine (VIM). They are coming back to Hilton Head Island this week to do a follow-up on the organization. NBC has kept the focus of their feature pretty hush-hush, but this is what VIM thinks they will focus on.
Bluffton's Chloe Bredeson, 11, suffers from tuberous sclerosis complex and polycystic kidney disease. Here, her mother, Amy Bredeson, describes how money raised by local Step Forward to Cure TSC fundraising walks -- which are held to benefit the national Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance -- has already led to medical advances that have improved her daughter's life. This year's Hilton Head walk is scheduled for Oct. 7 at Jarvis Creek Park.