alzheimer's

brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
You're Smarter Than That

The Final Word on Whether Antiperspirant Is Safe

Fear-mongering persists despite a lack of evidence.
Michelle Malia
4.27.17
healthcare

Here's What It Looks Like When a Gene Test Says You're Prone to Alzheimer's

Is 23andMe doing enough to ease the concerns of people who are at risk?
Olga Oksman
4.17.17
Canada

Scientists Are Furious Over Canada’s Bizarre Ban on Importing Zebrafish

Research into Alzheimer’s, blindness, heart disease, and arthritis has been killed.
Jovana Drinjakovic
1.2.17
grief

Love, Loss, and Failing to Find an Escape in Games

How one player tried—and failed—to recapture a happier time with ‘King’s Quest.’
Jenn Wright
11.23.16
Blood

The Blood of the Young Might Really Be an Anti-Aging Elixir, Researchers Say

“Young Blood for Old Brains” lecture summarizes efforts to use the blood of young people to cure neurological diseases in the elderly.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.16
Facebook

There’s One Problem with Mark Zuckerberg’s Plan to Solve All Diseases

The disconnect between Silicon Valley and health research.
Kate Lunau
9.22.16
brain

How Smelling and Drinking Wine Can Protect You from Alzheimer’s

The researchers behind this study chose to put 13 Master Sommeliers and 13 civilians into an MRI machine and had them smell fruits and wine, in order to look at the structural differences between the two groups of brains.
Nick Rose
9.9.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

AMC Will Screen Some of Gene Wilder's Best Films This Weekend

AMC theaters will be bringing 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' and 'Blazing Saddles' back to big screens across the country this weekend.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
Science

Why Eye Exams Are the Future of Alzheimer’s Screening

Right now there’s no easy way to diagnose the disease.
Pippa Wysong
8.23.16
Canada

This Little Silver Cube Could Be the Future of Personal DNA Testing

Medical diagnostics is about to have an ‘iPhone moment’.
Martin J. Smith
8.19.16
alzheimer's

Scientists Image Gene Expression in Living Human Brains for the First Time

The technique could help understand and develop treatments for brain disorders including Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia.
Victoria Turk
8.10.16
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