A Pastime in Peril?

December 29, 2017 0

Mounting evidence has suggested a linkage between American football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Recently, a study examining the deaths of 111 National Football League (NFL) players found an overwhelming 110 CTE cases. CTE is […]

Shining a Light on the Opioid Crisis

December 29, 2017 0

Both natural and synthetic opioid drugs have been used as a popular therapy for chronic pain throughout history. However, their role as effective analgesics has been tainted by the potential for addiction, increased physical dependence, […]

Multiple Sclerosis

December 29, 2017 0

Introduction Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, demyelinating, neurodegenerative disorder of the central nervous system (CNS). It is the most common cause of non-traumatic neurological damage among young adults, affecting approximately 0.24% of the North […]

PCSK9 Inhibitors For Familial Hypercholesterolemia

December 29, 2017 0

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder that causes abnormally high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), a risk factor for early onset cardiovascular diseases such as stroke or heart attack. FH is often caused […]

Parallels in Societal Evolution Between Microbes and Humans

December 29, 2017 0

In September of 2016, Mo et al. published an article in Science entitled “Spatiotemporal Microbial Evolution on Antibiotic Landscapes”. This landmark article describes a novel system for studying bacterial evolution. The findings elucidate the importance […]

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