Alzheimer's disease & dementia

What really causes Alzheimer's and how might we fix it?

There have been a lot of theories about what causes Alzheimer's disease. Many of them have given rise to experimental treatments of one form or another. None of them have worked much better than taking anything you might ...

Medical research

Future therapeutics: Drugs that stop free radicals at their source

Go to any health food store and you're likely to see shelves crowded with antioxidants that promise to quell damage from free radicals, which are implicated in a myriad of human diseases and in the aging process itself. The ...

Oncology & Cancer

STAT3 protein found to play a key role in cancer

A protein called STAT3 has been found to play a fundamental role in converting normal cells to cancerous cells, according to a new study led by David E. Levy, Ph.D., professor of pathology and microbiology at NYU Langone ...