Could patients experience less pain and possibly have better recovery outcomes if their fears or emotional issues were addressed before surgery?
Training for a race—whether it is the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon in March or a first attempt at a 5K—can be daunting.
New research in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology hints at potential therapeutic strategies for Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to study how global warming could affect peatlands and their vast carbon stores in the future.
A study about daily step goals co-authored by David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, is among the most discussed and shared of 2019 according to Altmetric.
The Precious Prints Project, an initiative of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Student Nurses Association, has welcomed its first academic partner.
A mathematics professor is developing a method that employs artificial intelligence to clearly understand the electrical brain activity data conveyed through electroencephalogram monitoring.
Strained relationships with parents, siblings, or extended family members may be more harmful to people’s health than a troubled relationship with a significant other.
Survivors of sepsis—a life-threatening response to an infection—have expressed a need for advocacy and follow-up support.
A special issue of the geochemistry journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta is a tribute to Professor Lawrence Taylor, a founding figure in what would become UT’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps was caught on camera glaring as he prepared for the men’s 200-meter butterfly final. The look became an example of a concept that has long been familiar in sports: game face.
Increasingly, older adults are single and either have no children or live a considerable distance away from their grown children. They try to stay fit and take a more holistic approach to their health. They want to live independently as long as possible. At the same time, many are lonely.