An Alzheimer’s patient sees improvement‚ but declines again when the study ends. Peg Gleason, who is 83 and lives in San Francisco, was the first to sign up for the initial human trial of an MIT-backed experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s disease last January. The trial had a slightly eccentric setting at the warehouse offices of TheraNova, a San Francisco-based medical-device developer.
Independent journalism is more important than ever in the era of Trump. This fall we shared the disconcerting story of how new threats to democracy were undermining independent, progressive media like AlterNet.
Donors hope to get $30 a pop for their plasma, but sometimes they aren't even paid what they're promised.
According to Columbia Journalism Review, the most influential mainstream media was gossip-prone and failed to inform the public about what mattered.
Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care. This story was co-published with NPR.
Trump's massive land grab is the largest elimination of protected land in U.S. history. The outdoor retailer Patagonia announced this week that it intends to join forces with a coalition of Native American tribes and environmental groups and file a lawsuit against the Trump administration.
Republicans prepare to end the rule of law in America. President Trump is now ready, willing and able to fire special prosecutor Robert Muller.
Click here for reuse options! Trump's co-conspirators must be held responsible too . Anyone who spends a lot of time studying the mind, behavior, emotions and communications of human beings could have told you Donald Trump was disturbed and unfit to hold the office of president, or any significant public service office, well before he decided to make a run for it.
Time Magazine's naming those following in the footsteps of Tarana Burke's anti-sexual-assault #MeToo movement as the Person of the Year doesn't mean problem solved.
Trump's co-conspirators must be held responsible too . Anyone who spends a lot of time studying the mind, behavior, emotions and communications of human beings could have told you Donald Trump was disturbed and unfit to hold the office of president, or any significant public service office, well before he decided to make a run for it.
Breitbart’s writers are fond of quoting socialists, sometimes while red-baiting at the same time. In a recent article on Breitbart celebrating the decline in climate change–related grant applications from scientists, the far-right website mocks environmental scientists as “second rate hacks,” compares them to muggers, analogizes climate science to the philosophy of a Soviet pseudoscientist, and then concludes by reverently quoting outspoken socialist novelist Upton Sinclair.
If House Republicans get their way, graduate degrees will become a luxury item for the wealthy Anti-intellectualism has a long and inglorious history in the United States.
Click here for reuse options! As if we needed more evidence that the war on Christmas is a myth. The mythical war on Christmas probably ended last year, when bizarrely, Fox News sent its staff a Season's Greetings holiday card, effectively abandoning its decade-long battle-cry of "Merry Christmas." After a concession like that, what’s left to debate?
Click here for reuse options! There is no doubt that yoga has been re-invented to fit the needs of those it serves; but in some cases it may have gone to far.
Click here for reuse options! Insider disclosures from The NY Times describe days filled with TV and a dozen Diet Cokes.
“It’s easy to show up for a symbol of racial progress, it’s hard to actually stand for the substance of racial progress.” The host of New Day Saturday on CNN brought on two commentators of color to debate the protests of President Donald Trump’s visit to the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
What a perfectly-timed way to pay for tax cuts for the rich: Raising taxes on victims of natural disasters.
This harkens back to inflated inauguration crowd claims. President Donald Trump boasted of “packed to the rafters” crowds for his Friday night campaign rally in Pensacola, Florida.
A growing body of evidence suggests diet drinks might not be so slimming after all. Advertising campaigns behind diet drinks from Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr.
JBS, Cargill and Tyson emitted more greenhouse gas last year than all of France. According to The Guardian, JBS, Cargill and Tyson—three of the world’s largest meat producers—emitted more greenhouse gas last year than all of France and nearly as much as the biggest oil companies, such as Exxon, BP, and Shell.