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An unexpected pathway to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Kenneth S. Kosik, University of California, Santa Barbara Scientific success stories can sometimes occur when therapies being studied for one disease can be used to...

Marijuana is a lot more than just THC – a pharmacologist...

James David Adams, University of Southern California Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana...

People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term ‘survivor’

Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University ; Andrea Flynn, University of San Diego, and Scott Davis, University of Houston-Downtown “Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all...

When it comes to brain tumors, a patient’s sex matters

Joshua Rubin, Washington University in St Louis Have you ever wondered why, in most species, males are larger and more ornamented than females? It’s an...

Beating breast cancer only to die of opioid use – a...

Rajesh Balkrishnan, University of Virginia The availability of life-prolonging treatments such as hormonal therapies and other targeted chemotherapy has led to a sharp decline in...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost...

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How Christian media is shaping American politics

Jason C. Bivins, North Carolina State University For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television....