Mother’s milk does so much more than just feed a baby. Along with fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals, it also supplies hormones, stem cells and immune factors that help protect babies from disease-causing organisms, explained Dr. Katie Hinde at a recent Wednesday Afternoon Lecture.
From cell phones to wristwatches, technology is getting smarter and smaller. There is new and potentially life-changing technology on the way for patients with autism, epilepsy, depression and other medical conditions.
In work that could one day lead to the treatment of spinal cord injuries, Harvard's Dr. David Ginty studies the sense of touch. His work explores how neurons that send processes to the skin of mice can distinguish between different touch sensations and how they send this information to the spinal cord and brain.
NIA’s Dr. Andrew Singleton will discuss “Age, Genes, Sex and Smell: Predicting Parkinson’s Disease” on Wednesday, May 4 at 3 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. His presentation at the annual Florence Mahoney Lecture on Aging.
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Magnified more than 10,000 times, the community of cells lining a mouse trachea