The NIH Director's Blog has a fascinating post show what a memory looks like stored inside the brain. I'll give you a link and tell you a little about the NIH director's connection to UVA.
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A promising cancer drug that's being developed based on a discovery by our Kimberly Kelly, PhD, is attracting major interest -- to the tune of $25 million.
"Parents should be informed about this and read up on [the] guidelines before they have their babies so they can be prepared to get cribs and other items they need. The main message is know the risks, know what you can do to reduce those risks and plan ahead."
A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health found no benefits to taking vitamin supplements and suggests we should be getting our vitamins the old-fashioned way: by eating healthy food.
Is juicing good for you? Our Heather Ferris, MD, PhD, weighs in in this interesting article from BBC Future. (Link in article.)
The answer may surprise you. Check out this interesting article from BBC Future. Among the questions answered: Was 30 considered "old" in the Roman empire? What about 50? And how do we really know?