“Expensive and disappointing”

The hope was to be able to Alzheimer’s with a drug therapy. Now, the disillusionment follows: Two clinical trials to test an Alzheimer’s drug have been terminated. The prospects of success were too low, reasoned

Brain region discovered that only processes spoken, not written words: Study of rare dementia shows selective attack on areas of brain

Patients in a new Northwestern Medicine study were able to comprehend words that were written but not said aloud. They could write the names of things they saw but not verbalize them. Even though these

Protein BRCA1 as a stress coach

Anyone who has ever studied the molecular basis of breast cancer will probably have heard of the abbreviation BRCA1 — this is a protein that protects the cells of breast tissue against cancer. Surprisingly, this