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Partnerships Play a Key Role in the Battle Against Brain Diseases

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

When the Lauder family founded the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) in 1998, they knew that proprietary boundaries would only limit effort...

Ebola Researcher Raises $100,000 Via Crowdfunding

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A California-based immunologist leading an international effort to develop new anti-E...

Could Reprogrammed Cells Fight 'Untreatable' Diseases?

Techonomy | Posted 10.27.2014 | Science

Jeanne Loring and her Scripps Research Institute colleagues transplanted a set of cells into the spinal cords of mice that had lost use of their hind limbs to multiple sclerosis. As the experimentalists expected, within a week, the mice rejected the cells. But after another week, the mice began to walk.

From Pain Points to Point-of-Need Health Care

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

It's fascinating, really, what can be done. With the right attachment and/or app, your phone can already track your heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar and more. Between what exists and what's coming, the virtual checkup may be closer than you think.

Can We Get Exercise From A Pill?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.23.2013 | Science

An exercise pill? Researchers are developing a new drug that may bring some of the beneficial effects of exercise. A recent study involving mice sh...

17-Year-Old Invents Wireless Health Care Device

| Posted 01.27.2013 | Teen

By John Dunphy Catherine Wong has ideas that "flatten the earth," yet remains grounded. Maybe it's the mismatched socks. Whatever her secret, th...