Interested in Brain Health?

Brain Health Doctor

Yes, we think you might be! We are surely interested in our brains! Sure, we have a lot of the regular posts on our website, like Brain Health, Brain Care, and About pages. But, if you have not noticed, we also add items to the blog. These posts are on…

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Research to Potentially Create Cancer Killing Drugs

From Dartmouth: A new chemical pathway from simple commercially-available materials to medicinally-relevant molecules. Image courtesy of Glenn Micalizio.

A new type of drug discovery technique could potentially revolutionize the discovery of anti-cancer drugs.  Researchers at Dartmouth College developed a method to design drugs that specifically target certain diseases, like cancer and neurodegeneration. In their study, they examined the effectiveness of several potential drugs using Glioblastoma cells.  In their research,…

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Can a Scorpion Help You with Your Brain Tumor?

Glioma brain tumors are often very challenging for surgeons because they can have an appearance similar to brain white matter.  Furthermore, these tumors can grow as small islands within brain tissue.  All of the above make surgical removal of gliomas difficult.  It now appears that scorpions could assist with removal…

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