Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Scientists have found that mBDNF seems to be key to memory formation. This is good news, and hold all kinds of potential for treatments.
Air pollution may speed up arterial disease. Not good news for the urban crowd, who're more prone to it anyways due to stress and lifestyle issues.
Women undergoing radiation therapy for various cancers often become infertile as a result. A new approach to avoiding this is to autotransplant ovarian tissue into their arms. This procedure has yielded one success, so that's good, but the first words that popped into my head reading the headline were "Ectopic Pregnancy" and "eeewwwwww."