The major risk factor for both cancer and Alzheimer's disease is aging. Changes in our biology that happen as we age contribute to the development of both diseases. Better understanding the biology of aging will help us develop drugs to treat Alzheimer's. It will also help us identify drugs currently used to treat cancer that could also be "repurposed" to treat Alzheimer's patients.
Hena Khan, 42, an American Muslim author, thinks children's books and religious literacy might be a partial answer to increased Islamophobia.
After years of fleeing, I've come to a conclusion that every version of myself eventually reaches: traveling is never the escape that we romanticize in books and movies. Living in another country for a few months or a year is incredibly difficult, stressful and confusing.
Two weeks ago, Cecile Richards spoke at Georgetown University, an event that drew criticism from some students, alumni and outside organizations, such as the Washington Diocese. There are three reasons why we, alumnae of the school who work on social justice issues, applauded the school's decision to allow Richards to speak on campus.
"Kill the infidels... Count them in number and do not spare one." Blatant religious incitement of this sort feels like such a caricature of radical Is...
How should we measure career success? Happiness? Wealth? Work/life balance? Being able to contribute to society? Loving what you do for a living?
I've often wondered about the tension and the discomfort of living in the middle. By middle, I mean that space where one has to wrestle with beliefs that aren't their own. That space where I'm compelled to break bread with people who are different than me.
Marc Steren has founded several startups and coached many more to success, learning a thing or two about entrepreneurship along the way. He created a revolutionary tool in teaching entrepreneurship, called the BACCA method and recently published a handbook for students.
For one week, I would follow the National Sleep Foundation's healthy sleep guidelines to a T. And if things went as planned, I'd be a well-rested sleep guru in seven short days.
"Non nobis solum nati sumus." (Not for ourselves alone are we born.) -- Marcus Tullius Cicero The Georgetown Scholarship Program, aka "GSP," is a ...
Muslim women are celebrated as courageous when pushing back against legal, social and cultural norms within their faith communities. But, Rose Hamid's recent silent protest at a Trump rally begs the question: aren't Muslim women pushing back against Islamophobia "courageous," too?
Georgetown is a place where you can do your very best work and become your very best self. But your very best work and your very best self aren't discovered at the bottom of a redeye in a library cubicle at three-o-clock in the morning. Health is success. Treat yourself like you want to succeed.
These three remarkable women, inspired by faith, are a true inspiration for what they do and what they achieve, and for the grace with which they carry their responsibilities to care for others.
For more than a year now, ISIS and others have systematically destroyed the cultural heritage of the people of Syria, Iraq and elsewhere in the region. Not only have they shelled and bulldozed priceless historical/cultural/religious sites such as the city of Nimrud, Jonah's Tomb, and temples in Palmyra, but they have also plundered them.
The specter of foreign powers and their lobbyists distorting America's democratic system may worry ordinary Americans, but it seems that few inside the Beltway share their concerns.
Mo Elleithee loves politics so much, he's quitting it. The practice of politics, that is. He still has faith and a passion for the perfection of politics -- with hope that a new generation will find better strategies than his has.