Books

May 30th, 2018 When we lose our memories, do we lose ourselves? How much of the essence of ourselves remains? Jules Montague, an Irish clinical neurologist, addresses on the fundamental questions in an age where it is often neurological change, not death, that...

July 27th, 2016 Got a holiday coming up but not sure what books to toss in your bag? STAT News claims that it has you covered with a roundup of great reads in the realms of health, medicine, and the life sciences. According to the report: “We reached out to...

April 7th, 2015 Hayley Okines, a British campaigner who raised awareness of the rare genetic condition progeria, which causes those affected to age about eight times faster than average, has died at age 17, making her over 100 years old. Weeks before she died...

March 31st, 2015 In 2002, only 25,000 HIV-positive South Africans had access to exorbitantly life-saving antiretrovirals (ARVs). Today, the story is much different. In her book Speaking Truth to Power, Didi Moyle chronicles the work of the AIDS Law Project, the...

March 24th, 2015 Anna Lyndsey suffers from photo-sensitive seborrhoeic dermatitis – an extremely rare, capricious and debilitating sensitivity to any form of light, including street lamps, fluorescent strips, computer screens, television. Their effect on her skin...

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