- October 21, 2013 | BY
There was a time, not too long ago, when cancer was more or less unspoken. You rarely heard about someone’s diagnosis. The mere mention of the word terrified people because the disease was considered a death sentence.
Today, it’s a different scene. We have treatments that one could only have imagined 20 years ago. We’ve ...
- October 14, 2013 | BY
In the 1970s, the first of several research studies suggested a bold new approach in the fight against breast cancer.
- October 7, 2013 | BY
When President Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971, the arsenal included radiation and a handful of chemotherapy drugs. But the preferred weapon was the scalpel, not just to remove tumors but to diagnose disease.
- September 30, 2013 | BY
Challenges—and progress—in diagnosing and translating CNS disease from mouse to men
- September 23, 2013 | BY
To the dismay of millions of chronic pain sufferers, the search for novel analgesics over the past several decades hasn’t produced much relief. In fact, it’s been one big pain in the…well, you know.
- September 16, 2013 | BY
Without a doubt, animal models of disease have contributed widely to the development of new drugs for the treatment of many human diseases such as cancer, diabetes or infectious diseases.
- September 10, 2013 | BY
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a stealth-like condition that can wield a large and very dangerous stick.
- September 3, 2013 | BY
Up until very recently, if it was melanoma we were talking about, my answer to someone asking about their options would be, “Unfortunately, not much.”
- August 26, 2013 | BY
The earliest uses of stem cells in regenerative medicine occurred in the 1960s with the advent of bone-marrow derived stem cell transplants.
- August 13, 2013 | BY
Like a string and nail art project from the 1970’s, an evolutionary depiction of the “tree of life” is a complex pattern, drawn to classify organisms based on everything from physiological traits to in depth genetic analysis.