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Food for thought: unpacking the global burden of non-communicable diseases Read Article →

Food for thought: unpacking the global burden of non-communicable diseases

A rapidly expanding field of research suggests that the food we eat plays an integral role in either preventing or accelerating some of the world’s most prevalent and life-threatening diseases.
Depression's Silver Lining Read Article →

Depression’s Silver Lining

People suffering from depression know that kind words alone simply aren’t enough to get them through a bad spot.
“Do not spit”: The history of tuberculosis, 4000 years on Read Article →

“Do not spit”: The history of tuberculosis, 4000 years on

“For every death from a zymotic disease, some person should be hanged, and it would be only just to begin with the Prime Minister.
Frances Oldham Kelsey, MD, CM:  An Unwavering Commitment to Evidence Based Medicine Read Article →

Frances Oldham Kelsey, MD, CM: An Unwavering Commitment to Evidence Based Medicine

Frances Oldham Kelsey, MD, CM, a pharmacologist and doctor by trade, was the second woman in the United States to be awarded the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service by President John F.
Vita ex machina Read Article →

Vita ex machina

Walt Disney’s feature-length animated film Big Hero 6 (2014) tells the story of a 14 year-old robotics prodigy named Hiro and his efforts to save the world from an enigmatic villain who cunningly repurposes one of Hiro’s robotic inventions for nefarious reasons.
What brain regions control our language? And how do we know this? Read Article →

What brain regions control our language? And how do we know this?

When you read something, you first need to detect the words and then to interpret them by determining context and meaning.
Weight and health: do we have it all wrong? Read Article →

Weight and health: do we have it all wrong?

When you ask medical professionals what the biggest threat to health is, chances are the majority of them would say obesity.
The ten things Australia needs to do to improve health Read Article →

The ten things Australia needs to do to improve health

In Australia, one in every two people has a chronic disease.
Killing Superbugs with Star-Shaped Polymers, not Antibiotics Read Article →

Killing Superbugs with Star-Shaped Polymers, not Antibiotics

This article was originally published on the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute website.

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