May 23, 2023

Sought Out by Science, and Then Forgotten

(New York Times) – This Colombian region is now thought to house the second largest extended family with Huntington’s. Its members are of intense scientific interest because they hold clues to genetic modifiers of, and potential treatments for, Huntington’s disease. … Read More

May 22, 2023

Did Scientists Accidentally Invent an Anti-Addiction Drug?

(The Atlantic) – As semaglutide has skyrocketed in popularity, patients have been sharing curious effects that go beyond just appetite suppression. They have reported losing interest in a whole range of addictive and compulsive behaviors: drinking, smoking, shopping, biting nails, … Read More