PUBLIC HEALTH

Pictures speak louder than words—at least on cigarette packs (UNC Gillings School of Public Health)

The great unsweetening (UNC Gillings School of Public Health)

Higher Pay, Healthier Babies (University of Iowa College of Public Health)

An Extra Social Security Benefit: Better Health (University of Iowa College of Public Health)

Big data—overload (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Not tonight, I have autonomy (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Thinspiration (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

More mishaps among boomers (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Kids and ATVs: a dangerous combination (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Optimal mix to nix smoking (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

 

REGENERATION & DEVELOPMENT

Dialing down the rate of aging (Dana Foundation)

Too old, too fast (NYU Physician)

Carving the neural stem cell niche (Dana Foundation)

Modeling diseases in a dish (Dana Foundation)

Profile of developmental neuroscientist Arnold Kriegstein (NYU Physician)

 

CANCER

Finding links genetics and epigenetics of cancer (HHMI)

Virus that attacks brain cancer is headed for clinical trials (Dana Foundation)

Targeting tumor metabolism (Nature Reviews Drug Development)

Through-the-nipple breast cancer therapy (Hopkins Medicine)

Combined epigenetic therapy works against lung cancer (Hopkins Medicine)

 

GENETICS & EPIGENETICS

New survey of “imprinted” genes (HHMI Bulletin)

Epigenetic factor discovered (HHMI Bulletin)

Genetics of DNA-repair (HHMI Bulletin)

 

PRIONS & AMYLOIDS

The mystery of “good prions” (Dana Foundation)

The littlest prion (Nature Outlook)

The dark side of proteins (Nature)

 

IMMUNOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

The mystery of VIF (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health)

Rotten-egg gas helps bacteria survive stress (NYU)

 

PHARMA & CHEMISTRY

Targeting tumor metabolism (Nature Reviews Drug Discovery)

Another large-scale Alzheimer’s drug trial fails (Dana Foundation)

Drugs that block cannabinoid receptors are problematic (Dana Foundation)

Calmed by cannabinoids (Dana Foundation)

The magic bullet that burst the bubble (New Scientist)